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Tucson, Arizona vs Christchurch Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tucson, Arizona, Usa and Christchurch, New Zealand is approximately 11,442 km or 7,110 mi.
  • To reach Tucson, Arizona in this distance one would set out from Christchurch bearing 57.5° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Tucson, Arizona bearing 46.3° or NE .
  • Tucson, Arizona has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Christchurch has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Tucson, Arizona is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Christchurch is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The average temperature is 8.5 °C (15.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.2 °C (14.8°F) more in Tucson, Arizona. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 310.4 mm (12.2 in) less which is equivalent to 310.4 l/m² (7.62 US gal/ft²) or 3,104,000 l/ha (331,838 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 1862 more hours of sunlight per year in Tucson, Arizona. In whichever way circa 5h 05' more per day or about 2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12° higher in Tucson, Arizona than in Christchurch.
  • Relative humidity levels are 48.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.6°C (11.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -1 (-2) 4 (+7) +10 (+19) +18 (+33) +27 (+48) +27 (+49) +24 (+43) +20 (+36) +12 (+22) +4 (+6) -2 (-4) +12 (+21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -4 (-8) 0 (-1) +7 (+12) +15 (+26) +23 (+41) +25 (+44) +22 (+40) +18 (+32) +10 (+17) +1 (+2) -5 (-9) +9 (+15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -7 (-13) -3 (-5) +2 (+4) +10 (+19) +18 (+32) +22 (+40) +20 (+37) +15 (+26) +7 (+12) -1 (-3) -7 (-12) +6 (+10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -24 (-1) -24 (-1) -39 (-2) -46 (-2) -53 (-2) -45 (-2) -8 (0) -4 (0) +1 (+0) -18 (-1) -33 (-1) -18 (-1) -310 (-12)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6 ( -19) -4 ( -14) -6 ( -19) -8 ( -27) -11 ( -35) -12 ( -40) -4 ( -13) -2 ( -6) -6 ( -20) -8 ( -26) -7 ( -23) -7 ( -23)   -81 ( -22)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 25' +2h 58' +4h 44' +7h 00' +8h 30' +9h 12' +6h 30' +5h 52' +5h 42' +4h 21' +2h 20' +2h 29'   +5h 05'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 41' -2h 54' -0h 31' +2h 00' +4h 09' +5h 15' +4h 45' +2h 54' +0h 27' -2h 04' -4h 12' -5h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -28.4 -9.7 +11.9 +35.1 +51.6 +58.1 +52.1 +35.4 +12.6 -10.1 -28.4 -35.5   +12
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -34 -40 -51 -58 -67 -66 -52 -43 -47 -47 -44 -37   -48.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -14.6 (-26) -14.7 (-26) -14.9 (-27) -12.2 (-22) -9.6 (-17) -2.2 (-4) +8.5 (+15) +9.3 (+17) +2.3 (+4) -5.1 (-9) -11.6 (-21) -14 (-25) -6.6 (-12)

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