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Belle Plaine, Ia vs Houma, La Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Belle Plaine, Ia, Usa and Houma, La, Usa is approximately 1,384 km or 860 mi.
  • To reach Belle Plaine, Ia in this distance one would set out from Houma, La bearing 355.6° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Belle Plaine, Ia bearing 354.8° or N .
  • Belle Plaine, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Houma, La has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Belle Plaine, Ia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Houma, La is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 11.2 °C (20.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.6 °C (26.3°F) more in Belle Plaine, Ia. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 692.3 mm (27.3 in) less which is equivalent to 692.3 l/m² (16.99 US gal/ft²) or 6,923,000 l/ha (740,115 US gal/ac) less. About 4/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.4° lower in Belle Plaine, Ia than in Houma, La.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Belle Plaine, Ia relative to Houma, La. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Houma, La vs Belle Plaine, Ia.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-35) -18 (-32) -15 (-26) -10 (-18) -7 (-12) -5 (-8) -3 (-6) -4 (-8) -7 (-13) -9 (-17) -14 (-26) -19 (-34) -11 (-19)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -17 (-31) -15 (-26) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -4 (-8) -5 (-10) -8 (-15) -10 (-17) -14 (-24) -18 (-32) -11 (-20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-33) -17 (-31) -15 (-26) -12 (-21) -9 (-17) -7 (-12) -5 (-10) -7 (-12) -10 (-17) -10 (-18) -13 (-23) -17 (-30) -12 (-21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -103 (-4) -98 (-4) -44 (-2) -24 (-1) -31 (-1) -34 (-1) -72 (-3) -59 (-2) -74 (-3) -11 (0) -51 (-2) -93 (-4) -692 (-27)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 00' -0h 37' -0h 06' +0h 25' +0h 53' +1h 08' +1h 01' +0h 37' +0h 05' -0h 26' -0h 54' -1h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -12.4 -12.4 -12.4 -12.4 -12.4 -12.4 -12.4 -12.4 -12.4 -12.4 -12.4 -12.4   -12.4

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