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Guangzhou vs Des Moines, Iowa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Guangzhou, China and Des Moines, Iowa, Usa is approximately 12,292 km or 7,638 mi.
  • To reach Guangzhou in this distance one would set out from Des Moines, Iowa bearing 333.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Guangzhou bearing 201.4° or SSW .
  • Guangzhou has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa) whereas Des Moines, Iowa has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Guangzhou is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Des Moines, Iowa is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 11.9 °C (21.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.6 °C (29.9°F) less in Guangzhou. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 840.7 mm (33.1 in) more which is equivalent to 840.7 l/m² (20.63 US gal/ft²) or 8,407,000 l/ha (898,764 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.2° higher in Guangzhou than in Des Moines, Iowa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+37) +18 (+32) +13 (+24) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +4 (+6) +7 (+13) +11 (+19) +16 (+28) +20 (+36) +11 (+19)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+37) +18 (+33) +15 (+27) +11 (+21) +9 (+16) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +9 (+16) +12 (+22) +16 (+28) +19 (+35) +12 (+21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+39) +20 (+37) +17 (+31) +15 (+26) +12 (+21) +8 (+15) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +15 (+26) +17 (+30) +20 (+36) +14 (+26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +19 (+1) +37 (+1) +26 (+1) +97 (+4) +191 (+8) +144 (+6) +132 (+5) +114 (+4) +83 (+3) +13 (+1) -3 (0) -10 (0) +841 (+33)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 22' +0h 50' +0h 09' -0h 34' -1h 13' -1h 33' -1h 24' -0h 50' -0h 07' +0h 36' +1h 14' +1h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +18.2 +18 +18 +18.1 +18.1 +17.7 +18.1 +18.5 +18.5 +18.4 +18.4 +18.3   +18.2

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