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Tucson, Arizona vs Amherst, Ma Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tucson, Arizona, Usa and Amherst, Ma, Usa is approximately 3,504 km or 2,178 mi.
  • To reach Tucson, Arizona in this distance one would set out from Amherst, Ma bearing 264.5° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Tucson, Arizona bearing 241° or WSW .
  • Tucson, Arizona has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Amherst, Ma has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Tucson, Arizona is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Amherst, Ma is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 10.9 °C (19.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.2 °C (13°F) less in Tucson, Arizona. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 774.7 mm (30.5 in) less which is equivalent to 774.7 l/m² (19.01 US gal/ft²) or 7,747,000 l/ha (828,206 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.8° higher in Tucson, Arizona than in Amherst, Ma.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Tucson, Arizona relative to Amherst, Ma. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Amherst, Ma vs Tucson, Arizona.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+29) +17 (+30) +14 (+25) +12 (+21) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +11 (+19) +11 (+21) +14 (+26) +12 (+21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+28) +16 (+28) +13 (+23) +10 (+19) +9 (+16) +9 (+17) +8 (+15) +8 (+15) +10 (+18) +10 (+19) +10 (+18) +13 (+23) +11 (+20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+26) +15 (+26) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +9 (+15) +10 (+19) +10 (+18) +8 (+15) +12 (+21) +10 (+18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -59 (-2) -57 (-2) -64 (-3) -85 (-3) -94 (-4) -92 (-4) -35 (-1) -38 (-1) -45 (-2) -60 (-2) -80 (-3) -67 (-3) -775 (-31)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 49' +0h 30' +0h 05' -0h 20' -0h 43' -0h 55' -0h 50' -0h 30' -0h 04' +0h 21' +0h 44' +0h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +9.7 +9.8 +9.8 +9.8 +9.7 +9.8 +9.8 +9.7 +9.7 +9.7 +9.8 +9.8   +9.8

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