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Acapulco vs Des Moines, Iowa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Acapulco, Mexico and Des Moines, Iowa, Usa is approximately 2,817 km or 1,750 mi.
  • To reach Acapulco in this distance one would set out from Des Moines, Iowa bearing 193.8° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Acapulco bearing 190.7° or S .
  • Acapulco 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).
  • Acapulco is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Des Moines, Iowa is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 17.6 °C (31.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 29.7 °C (53.5°F) less in Acapulco. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 545.7 mm (21.5 in) more which is equivalent to 545.7 l/m² (13.39 US gal/ft²) or 5,457,000 l/ha (583,390 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/3 as much.
  • There are 83 more hours of sunlight per year in Acapulco. In whichever way circa 0h 14' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.4° higher in Acapulco than in Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 20.7°C (37.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +33 (+60) +31 (+55) +23 (+41) +15 (+27) +10 (+17) +5 (+8) +2 (+4) +4 (+6) +8 (+14) +15 (+26) +23 (+42) +31 (+56) +17 (+30)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +33 (+60) +31 (+55) +24 (+42) +17 (+30) +11 (+21) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +10 (+17) +16 (+29) +24 (+42) +31 (+56) +18 (+32)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +33 (+59) +30 (+55) +24 (+42) +18 (+32) +13 (+23) +8 (+15) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +12 (+21) +18 (+33) +24 (+44) +31 (+55) +19 (+33)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -15 (-1) -27 (-1) -57 (-2) -80 (-3) -65 (-3) +158 (+6) +113 (+4) +205 (+8) +251 (+10) +79 (+3) +5 (+0) -20 (-1) +546 (+21)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7 ( -23) -6.5 ( -23) -9.5 ( -31) -9.5 ( -32) -9 ( -29) +1 (+3) +7 (+23) +5 (+16) +9 (+30) +3 (+10) -5 ( -17) -6 ( -19)   -27.5 ( -8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 11' +3h 32' +2h 34' -0h 10' -1h 23' -3h 40' -3h 34' -2h 29' -3h 28' -0h 09' +3h 10' +4h 17'   +0h 14'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 45' +1h 04' +0h 11' -0h 44' -1h 33' -1h 58' -1h 47' -1h 04' -0h 10' +0h 46' +1h 34' +1h 58'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +24.8 +24.7 +24.7 +24.8 +17.7 +11.4 +17.3 +24.7 +24.7 +24.6 +24.7 +24.7   +22.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5 +7 +12 +23 +21 +20 +24 +21 +28 +28 +16 +8   +17.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +32.7 (+59) +30.2 (+54) +24.6 (+44) +21.2 (+38) +15.9 (+29) +10.8 (+19) +9.5 (+17) +9.9 (+18) +15.7 (+28) +21.8 (+39) +25.7 (+46) +30.9 (+56) +20.7 (+37)

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