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Fort Dodge, Ia vs Dakhla Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fort Dodge, Ia, Usa and Dakhla, Western Sahara is approximately 7,303 km or 4,538 mi.
  • To reach Fort Dodge, Ia in this distance one would set out from Dakhla bearing 308.2° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Fort Dodge, Ia bearing 259.5° or W .
  • Fort Dodge, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Dakhla has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Fort Dodge, Ia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Dakhla is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 12 °C (21.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 26.5 °C (47.7°F) more in Fort Dodge, Ia. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 829 mm (32.6 in) more which is equivalent to 829 l/m² (20.35 US gal/ft²) or 8,290,000 l/ha (886,256 US gal/ac) more. About 26 1/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.2° lower in Fort Dodge, Ia than in Dakhla.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Fort Dodge, Ia relative to Dakhla. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Dakhla vs Fort Dodge, Ia.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-46) -23 (-42) -16 (-29) -8 (-14) -1 (-3) 3 (+5) +5 (+8) 2 (+3) -3 (-6) -9 (-16) -18 (-32) -23 (-42) -10 (-18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-47) -24 (-44) -18 (-32) -11 (-19) -4 (-8) 0 (0) +2 (+3) -1 (-2) -6 (-11) -12 (-22) -19 (-34) -25 (-44) -12 (-22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-49) -25 (-46) -19 (-35) -14 (-24) -7 (-13) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -4 (-7) -9 (-16) -15 (-27) -20 (-36) -26 (-47) -14 (-26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +19 (+1) +21 (+1) +54 (+2) +81 (+3) +102 (+4) +124 (+5) +115 (+5) +108 (+4) +90 (+4) +61 (+2) +36 (+1) +18 (+1) +829 (+33)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 29' -0h 54' -0h 09' +0h 37' +1h 19' +1h 40' +1h 31' +0h 55' +0h 08' -0h 39' -1h 20' -1h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19.2 -19.2 -19.2 -19.2 -19.1 -19.1 -19.1 -19.3 -19.4 -19.3 -19.3 -19.3   -19.2

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