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Marquette, Michigan vs Des Moines, Iowa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Marquette, Michigan, Usa and Des Moines, Iowa, Usa is approximately 739 km or 459 mi.
  • To reach Marquette, Michigan in this distance one would set out from Des Moines, Iowa bearing 39.2° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Marquette, Michigan bearing 43.4° or NE .
  • Marquette, Michigan has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) 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 temperature is 6 °C (10.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.2 °C (4°F) less in Marquette, Michigan. The continentality subtype is truly continental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 55.4 mm (2.2 in) more which is equivalent to 55.4 l/m² (1.36 US gal/ft²) or 554,000 l/ha (59,226 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 354 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Marquette, Michigan. In whichever way circa 0h 58' less per day or about 7/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5° lower in Marquette, Michigan than in Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.8°C (6.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -5 (-10) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -4 (-8) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -6 (-12) -6 (-12) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -6 (-11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -4 (-8) -4 (-6) -4 (-6) -6 (-11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +31 (+1) +16 (+1) +11 (+0) -18 (-1) -16 (-1) -25 (-1) -23 (-1) -20 (-1) +14 (+1) +25 (+1) +28 (+1) +33 (+1) +55 (+2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +7 (+25) +3 (+10) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) +5 (+17) +5 (+16) +10 (+33) +9 (+29)   +54 (+15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 21' -1h 12' +0h 05' -0h 18' +0h 32' +0h 06' +0h 07' -0h 23' -2h 06' -2h 19' -2h 58' -1h 56'   -0h 58'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 31' -0h 19' -0h 03' +0h 13' +0h 27' +0h 36' +0h 32' +0h 19' +0h 02' -0h 13' -0h 28' -0h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -4.9 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5   -5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +2 +2 +8 +12 +10 +8 +10 +7 +13 +13 +11 +4   +8.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3.8 (-7) -5.4 (-10) -5.6 (-10) -4 (-7) -3.8 (-7) -4.6 (-8) -3.4 (-6) -4.2 (-8) -2.7 (-5) -2.1 (-4) -2.4 (-4) -3.3 (-6) -3.8 (-7)

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