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Pontianak, Borneo vs Des Moines, Iowa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Pontianak, Borneo, Indonesia and Des Moines, Iowa, Usa is approximately 14,853 km or 9,230 mi.
  • To reach Pontianak, Borneo in this distance one would set out from Des Moines, Iowa bearing 327.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Pontianak, Borneo bearing 203.8° or SSW .
  • Pontianak, Borneo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Des Moines, Iowa has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Pontianak, Borneo is in or near the tropical moist forest biome whereas Des Moines, Iowa is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 17.9 °C (32.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 30.8 °C (55.4°F) less in Pontianak, Borneo. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2339.7 mm (92.1 in) more which is equivalent to 2339.7 l/m² (57.42 US gal/ft²) or 23,397,000 l/ha (2,501,295 US gal/ac) more. About 3 7/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.1° higher in Pontianak, Borneo than in Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18.3°C (33°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +33 (+60) +31 (+56) +24 (+43) +15 (+28) +9 (+17) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +8 (+14) +14 (+25) +22 (+40) +31 (+55) +16 (+29)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +34 (+61) +32 (+58) +25 (+45) +18 (+32) +11 (+20) +6 (+11) +3 (+6) +5 (+8) +10 (+17) +16 (+29) +24 (+43) +31 (+56) +18 (+32)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +35 (+63) +33 (+60) +26 (+48) +20 (+35) +13 (+24) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) +5 (+10) +12 (+21) +18 (+33) +25 (+45) +33 (+59) +19 (+35)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +250 (+10) +180 (+7) +182 (+7) +192 (+8) +189 (+7) +111 (+4) +69 (+3) +96 (+4) +139 (+5) +300 (+12) +344 (+14) +290 (+11) +2340 (+92)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +9 (+29) +6 (+21) +5 (+16) +6 (+20) +5 (+16) +2 (+7) +2 (+6) +3 (+10) +5 (+17) +12 (+39) +15 (+50) +12 (+39)   +82 (+22)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 38' +1h 37' +0h 17' -1h 07' -2h 20' -2h 57' -2h 40' -1h 38' -0h 15' +1h 09' +2h 21' +2h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +41.3 +40.9 +39.3 +17.7 +1.1 -5.3 +0.6 +17.4 +39.1 +41.2 +41.4 +41.5   +26.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5 -4 +2 +13 +12 +9 +10 +5 +10 +13 +6 -1   +5.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +31.1 (+56) +29.2 (+53) +23.8 (+43) +19.8 (+36) +13.7 (+25) +7.9 (+14) +5.7 (+10) +5.7 (+10) +11.6 (+21) +18.4 (+33) +23.9 (+43) +29.1 (+52) +18.3 (+33)

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