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Santiago vs Des Moines, Iowa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Santiago, Chile and Des Moines, Iowa, Usa is approximately 8,667 km or 5,386 mi.
  • To reach Santiago in this distance one would set out from Des Moines, Iowa bearing 160.6° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Santiago bearing 162.6° or SSE .
  • Santiago has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Des Moines, Iowa has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Santiago is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Des Moines, Iowa is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.7 °C (6.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.9 °C (34°F) less in Santiago. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 579.7 mm (22.8 in) less which is equivalent to 579.7 l/m (14.23 US gal/ft) or 5,797,000 l/ha (619,738 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 293 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Santiago. In whichever way circa 0h 46' less per day or about 8/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.3° higher in Santiago than in Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6°C (10.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +32 (+58) +28 (+51) +19 (+34) +6 (+12) -6 (-10) -14 (-25) -15 (-28) -13 (-23) -5 (-9) +4 (+7) +16 (+29) +28 (+50) +7 (+12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +27 (+49) +23 (+42) +14 (+25) +3 (+5) -7 (-12) -14 (-26) -18 (-32) -15 (-26) -8 (-14) +2 (+3) +13 (+23) +23 (+42) +4 (+7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +24 (+43) +21 (+38) +12 (+22) +4 (+6) -5 (-9) -12 (-22) -16 (-29) -14 (-24) -7 (-12) +2 (+4) +11 (+20) +20 (+36) +3 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -24 (-1) -27 (-1) -56 (-2) -78 (-3) -52 (-2) -57 (-2) -15 (-1) -69 (-3) -74 (-3) -57 (-2) -38 (-1) -33 (-1) -580 (-23)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7 ( -23) -6 ( -21) -9 ( -29) -6 ( -20) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -3) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -10) -6 ( -19)   -40 ( -11)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +5h 50' +4h 04' +2h 11' -1h 42' -4h 52' -7h 14' -6h 58' -5h 11' -3h 42' -0h 52' +3h 08' +5h 54'   -0h 46'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 35' +2h 50' +0h 31' -1h 57' -4h 03' -5h 08' -4h 39' -2h 51' -0h 26' +2h 01' +4h 06' +5h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +47.5 +28.7 +7.2 -16 -32.4 -38.8 -32.7 -15.9 +6.9 +29.6 +47.7 +54.8   +7.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -15 -7 +5 +20 +26 +27 +31 +25 +26 +20 +1 -12   +12.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +22.1 (+40) +20.1 (+36) +13.7 (+25) +7.1 (+13) -0.7 (-1) -8 (-14) -9.8 (-18) -8.6 (-15) -1.6 (-3) +6.3 (+11) +11.9 (+21) +19 (+34) +6 (+11)

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