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Kuala Terengganu vs Des Moines, Iowa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia and Des Moines, Iowa, Usa is approximately 14,534 km or 9,031 mi.
  • To reach Kuala Terengganu in this distance one would set out from Des Moines, Iowa bearing 337.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kuala Terengganu bearing 196.5° or SSW .
  • Kuala Terengganu has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Des Moines, Iowa has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • The mean annual temperature is 16.8 °C (30.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 28.8 °C (51.8°F) less in Kuala Terengganu. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2069.7 mm (81.5 in) more which is equivalent to 2069.7 l/m² (50.8 US gal/ft²) or 20,697,000 l/ha (2,212,647 US gal/ac) more. About 3 1/2 as much.
  • There are 343 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kuala Terengganu. In whichever way circa 0h 55' less per day or about 7/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.9° higher in Kuala Terengganu than in Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18.7°C (33.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +30 (+54) +28 (+51) +23 (+41) +15 (+28) +9 (+17) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +7 (+12) +13 (+24) +20 (+36) +28 (+50) +15 (+27)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +32 (+58) +30 (+54) +24 (+43) +17 (+30) +11 (+20) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +9 (+15) +15 (+27) +22 (+40) +30 (+54) +17 (+30)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +34 (+61) +31 (+56) +25 (+46) +19 (+33) +12 (+22) +7 (+12) +4 (+7) +5 (+10) +11 (+19) +17 (+31) +24 (+44) +31 (+55) +18 (+33)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +268 (+11) +135 (+5) +101 (+4) +70 (+3) +42 (+2) -4 (0) +21 (+1) +40 (+2) +100 (+4) +213 (+8) +565 (+22) +521 (+20) +2070 (+81)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +6 (+21) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) +4 (+13) +3 (+10) +9 (+30) +13 (+42) +16 (+53) +16 (+52)   +80 (+22)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 15' +1h 20' +2h 01' +0h 20' -1h 21' -3h 52' -3h 30' -2h 50' -2h 16' -1h 46' -0h 58' +0h 27'   -0h 55'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 21' +1h 27' +0h 16' -1h 00' -2h 05' -2h 38' -2h 23' -1h 27' -0h 13' +1h 02' +2h 07' +2h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +36 +35.7 +35.7 +23 +6.4 +0 +6 +22.8 +36.1 +36.1 +36.1 +36.1   +25.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +4 +2 +8 +16 +14 +11 +17 +12 +16 +21 +16 +9   +12.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +31.2 (+56) +28.7 (+52) +24.3 (+44) +19.5 (+35) +14.1 (+25) +7.4 (+13) +6.5 (+12) +6.5 (+12) +12.1 (+22) +19.3 (+35) +24.3 (+44) +30.4 (+55) +18.7 (+34)

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