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Tucson, Arizona vs Calgary, Alberta Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tucson, Arizona, Usa and Calgary, Alberta, Canada is approximately 2,115 km or 1,314 mi.
  • To reach Tucson, Arizona in this distance one would set out from Calgary, Alberta bearing 172° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Tucson, Arizona bearing 174.1° or S .
  • Tucson, Arizona has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Calgary, Alberta has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Tucson, Arizona is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Calgary, Alberta is in or near the boreal wet forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 16.3 °C (29.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.4 °C (11.5°F) less in Tucson, Arizona. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 93.9 mm (3.7 in) less which is equivalent to 93.9 l/m² (2.3 US gal/ft²) or 939,000 l/ha (100,385 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • There are 1696 more hours of sunlight per year in Tucson, Arizona. In whichever way circa 4h 39' more per day or about 1 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.9° higher in Tucson, Arizona than in Calgary, Alberta.
  • Relative humidity levels are 27.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.2°C (9.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+38) +20 (+37) +19 (+35) +17 (+30) +16 (+28) +17 (+31) +14 (+26) +13 (+24) +17 (+30) +17 (+30) +20 (+35) +20 (+36) +18 (+32)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+37) +19 (+34) +17 (+31) +15 (+26) +14 (+24) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +14 (+24) +16 (+29) +16 (+28) +18 (+33) +19 (+35) +16 (+29)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+35) +17 (+31) +15 (+28) +13 (+23) +11 (+21) +13 (+23) +14 (+24) +14 (+25) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +17 (+30) +19 (+34) +15 (+27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +10 (+0) +8 (+0) +4 (+0) -18 (-1) -48 (-2) -72 (-3) -10 (0) +7 (+0) -6 (0) +11 (+0) +5 (+0) +14 (+1) -94 (-4)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -14) -8 ( -26) -7 ( -23) -9 ( -29) -12 ( -40) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10)   -61 ( -17)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +5h 05' +5h 12' +5h 38' +5h 40' +5h 07' +5h 16' +0h 23' +1h 42' +5h 08' +5h 19' +5h 30' +5h 48'   +4h 39'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 54' +1h 08' +0h 12' -0h 47' -1h 40' -2h 10' -1h 56' -1h 08' -0h 10' +0h 48' +1h 41' +2h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +18.8 +18.8 +18.9 +18.9 +18.8 +18.9 +18.9 +18.9 +18.8 +18.9 +18.9 +18.9   +18.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -30 -36 -38 -30 -29 -33 -16 -9 -19 -26 -36 -32   -27.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +11.5 (+21) +7.7 (+14) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -2.5 (-5) +6.4 (+12) +9 (+16) +7.6 (+14) +4.9 (+9) +5.5 (+10) +9.8 (+18) +5.2 (+9)

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