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Gothenburg vs Des Moines, Iowa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gothenburg, Sweden and Des Moines, Iowa, Usa is approximately 7,016 km or 4,360 mi.
  • To reach Gothenburg in this distance one would set out from Des Moines, Iowa bearing 35.2° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Gothenburg bearing 126.1° or SE .
  • Gothenburg has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Des Moines, Iowa has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 2.1 °C (3.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.8 °C (23°F) less in Gothenburg. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 171.3 mm (6.7 in) less which is equivalent to 171.3 l/m² (4.2 US gal/ft²) or 1,713,000 l/ha (183,131 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • There are 827 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Gothenburg. In whichever way circa 2h 16' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.2° lower in Gothenburg than in Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.7°C (3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +0 (+0) -4 (-8) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -9 (-17) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -7 (-12) +-3 (-5) +4 (+7) -5 (-9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) -2 (-3) -5 (-8) -5 (-10) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -5 (-10) -3 (-6) +1 (+1) +6 (+11) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +5 (+9) +0 (+1) -1 (-3) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) +0 (+0) +4 (+8) +9 (+16) +0 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +27 (+1) +6 (+0) -30 (-1) -46 (-2) -59 (-2) -59 (-2) -10 (0) -23 (-1) -15 (-1) -2 (0) +17 (+1) +24 (+1) -171 (-7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7 (+23) +5 (+18) 0 ( 0) +2 (+7) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +6 (+19) +5 (+16) +8 (+27) +8 (+26) +10 (+33) +10 (+32)   +61 (+17)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 00' -3h 09' -1h 29' -1h 10' +0h 11' -0h 44' -1h 19' -1h 44' -3h 02' -4h 05' -4h 12' -3h 30'   -2h 16'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 19' -1h 20' -0h 14' +0h 54' +2h 00' +2h 41' +2h 22' +1h 20' +0h 12' -0h 56' -2h 02' -2h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -16.1 -16.2 -16.3 -16.3 -16.2 -16.2 -16.1 -16 -16.1 -16 -16 -16.1   -16.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +13 +13 +15 +18 +12 +12 +20 +17 +26 +29 +24 +16   +17.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7.8 (+14) +4.5 (+8) +0.9 (+2) -0.2 (0) -2 (-4) -3.4 (-6) -2 (-4) -2.4 (-4) +0.7 (+1) +3 (+5) +4.8 (+9) +8.2 (+15) +1.7 (+3)

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