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Volgograd vs Des Moines, Iowa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Volgograd, Russia and Des Moines, Iowa, Usa is approximately 9,177 km or 5,703 mi.
  • To reach Volgograd in this distance one would set out from Des Moines, Iowa bearing 26.4° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Volgograd bearing 149.8° or SSE .
  • Both have a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Volgograd is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Des Moines, Iowa is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 2.5 °C (4.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.2 °C (4°F) more in Volgograd. The continentality subtype is truly continental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 523.3 mm (20.6 in) less which is equivalent to 523.3 l/m² (12.84 US gal/ft²) or 5,233,000 l/ha (559,442 US gal/ac) less. About 3/8 as much.
  • There are 530 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Volgograd. In whichever way circa 1h 27' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.2° lower in Volgograd than in Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1°C (1.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Volgograd relative to Des Moines, Iowa. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Des Moines, Iowa vs Volgograd.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) -2 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -1 (0) -8 (0) -41 (-2) -66 (-3) -66 (-3) -73 (-3) -63 (-2) -84 (-3) -63 (-2) -44 (-2) -12 (0) -3 (0) -523 (-21)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +8 (+28) +4 (+13) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) +7 (+23) +11 (+35)   +38 (+10)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 48' -2h 56' -2h 00' -0h 54' +0h 21' +0h 10' +0h 11' +0h 23' -0h 54' -3h 05' -3h 00' -2h 58'   -1h 27'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 48' -0h 28' -0h 05' +0h 19' +0h 41' +0h 54' +0h 48' +0h 28' +0h 04' -0h 20' -0h 42' -0h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -7.2 -7.3 -7.3 -7.3 -7.2 -7.2 -7.1 -7 -7 -7 -7.1 -7.2   -7.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +13 +16 +22 +12 +2 -8 -6 -6 +4 +19 +20 +16   +8.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -1.1 (-2) -2.4 (-4) -1.9 (-3) +0.5 (+1) +0.8 (+1) -3.3 (-6) -2.6 (-5) -2 (-4) -1.2 (-2) +0.7 (+1) +0 (+0) +0.6 (+1) -1 (-2)

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