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Tucson, Arizona vs Basel Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tucson, Arizona, Usa and Basel, Switzerland is approximately 9,237 km or 5,740 mi.
  • To reach Tucson, Arizona in this distance one would set out from Basel bearing 311.5° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tucson, Arizona bearing 216.7° or SW .
  • Tucson, Arizona has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Basel has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Tucson, Arizona is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Basel is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 10.7 °C (19.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.6 °C (1.1°F) more in Tucson, Arizona. The continentality subtype is semicontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 479.2 mm (18.9 in) less which is equivalent to 479.2 l/m² (11.76 US gal/ft²) or 4,792,000 l/ha (512,297 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • There are 2172 more hours of sunlight per year in Tucson, Arizona. In whichever way circa 5h 57' more per day or about 2 2/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.3° higher in Tucson, Arizona than in Basel.
  • Relative humidity levels are 48.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.4°C (8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +11 (+19) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +14 (+24) +11 (+21) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +14 (+24) +14 (+25) +13 (+23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +11 (+21) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +9 (+17) +12 (+21) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +12 (+21) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +11 (+19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +6 (+12) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +9 (+17) +10 (+17) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +5 (+10) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -31 (-1) -22 (-1) -30 (-1) -47 (-2) -71 (-3) -88 (-3) -26 (-1) -38 (-2) -37 (-1) -33 (-1) -39 (-2) -17 (-1) -479 (-19)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -9 ( -29) -7 ( -25) -8 ( -26) -10 ( -33) -12 ( -39) -12 ( -40) -2 ( -6) -3 ( -10) -8 ( -27) -8 ( -26) -9 ( -30) -8 ( -26)   -96 ( -26)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +6h 21' +6h 30' +5h 48' +6h 20' +6h 30' +5h 54' +3h 07' +3h 48' +6h 00' +6h 52' +7h 12' +7h 01'   +5h 57'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 26' +0h 52' +0h 09' -0h 35' -1h 15' -1h 37' -1h 27' -0h 52' -0h 08' +0h 36' +1h 16' +1h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +15.3 +15.4 +15.5 +15.4 +15.3 +15.3 +15.2 +15.2 +15.1 +15.2 +15.2 +15.3   +15.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -43 -46 -47 -49 -56 -56 -40 -37 -51 -55 -56 -48   -48.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +0.1 (+0) -0.9 (-2) -5.2 (-9) -7.3 (-13) -12.5 (-23) -10.8 (-19) -2 (-4) -0.1 (0) -3.9 (-7) -3.8 (-7) -5.2 (-9) -1.6 (-3) -4.4 (-8)

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