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Puerto Princesa, Palawan vs Des Moines, Iowa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines and Des Moines, Iowa, Usa is approximately 13,423 km or 8,341 mi.
  • To reach Puerto Princesa, Palawan in this distance one would set out from Des Moines, Iowa bearing 322.1° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Puerto Princesa, Palawan bearing 207.8° or SSW .
  • Puerto Princesa, Palawan has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Des Moines, Iowa has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Puerto Princesa, Palawan is in or near the tropical moist forest biome whereas Des Moines, Iowa is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 17.5 °C (31.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 29.8 °C (53.6°F) less in Puerto Princesa, Palawan. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 765.7 mm (30.1 in) more which is equivalent to 765.7 l/m² (18.79 US gal/ft²) or 7,657,000 l/ha (818,584 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.1° higher in Puerto Princesa, Palawan than in Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18.8°C (33.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +33 (+60) +31 (+56) +24 (+43) +16 (+30) +10 (+18) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +8 (+14) +13 (+24) +22 (+40) +31 (+55) +16 (+30)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +34 (+61) +31 (+56) +25 (+45) +19 (+33) +12 (+22) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +9 (+15) +15 (+27) +23 (+42) +31 (+56) +18 (+31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +33 (+59) +30 (+54) +23 (+42) +18 (+32) +12 (+22) +7 (+12) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +10 (+17) +16 (+29) +23 (+42) +31 (+55) +18 (+32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +14 (+1) 0 (0) +1 (+0) -43 (-2) +43 (+2) +58 (+2) +85 (+3) +94 (+4) +131 (+5) +141 (+6) +159 (+6) +85 (+3) +766 (+30)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -14) -6 ( -19) -5 ( -17) +2 (+6) +4 (+13) +7 (+23) +8 (+26) +9 (+30) +10 (+32) +9 (+30) +2 (+6)   +32 (+9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 08' +1h 19' +0h 14' -0h 54' -1h 53' -2h 23' -2h 10' -1h 19' -0h 12' +0h 56' +1h 54' +2h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +31.6 +31.4 +31.4 +27.4 +10.9 +4.4 +10.4 +27.1 +31.8 +31.8 +31.8 +31.7   +25.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5 -5 +0 +10 +15 +14 +19 +14 +18 +21 +11 +1   +9.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +31.1 (+56) +28 (+50) +23.2 (+42) +19.9 (+36) +15.3 (+28) +8.1 (+15) +6.9 (+12) +7 (+13) +12.6 (+23) +19.3 (+35) +24.1 (+43) +29.6 (+53) +18.8 (+34)

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