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Tucson, Arizona vs Heraklion, Crete Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tucson, Arizona, Usa and Heraklion, Crete, Greece is approximately 11,220 km or 6,972 mi.
  • To reach Tucson, Arizona in this distance one would set out from Heraklion, Crete bearing 323.3° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tucson, Arizona bearing 215.1° or SW .
  • Tucson, Arizona has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Heraklion, Crete has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Tucson, Arizona is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Heraklion, Crete is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 1.5 °C (2.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.5 °C (9.9°F) more in Tucson, Arizona. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 195.8 mm (7.7 in) less which is equivalent to 195.8 l/m² (4.81 US gal/ft²) or 1,958,000 l/ha (209,323 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • There are 936 more hours of sunlight per year in Tucson, Arizona. In whichever way circa 2h 34' more per day or about 1 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.1° higher in Tucson, Arizona than in Heraklion, Crete.
  • Relative humidity levels are 33.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.1°C (18.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 3 (+5) +4 (+8) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +10 (+19) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) 3 (+5) 1 (+2) +6 (+11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) +0 (+0) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +5 (+8) +4 (+8) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +1 (+3) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-10) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) +1 (+3) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) -3 (-5) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -69 (-3) -60 (-2) -39 (-2) -22 (-1) -11 (0) +2 (+0) +59 (+2) +55 (+2) +23 (+1) -42 (-2) -42 (-2) -50 (-2) -196 (-8)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -10 ( -32) -5 ( -18) -7 ( -23) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0) +9.5 (+31) +8.5 (+27) +2 (+7) -3 ( -10) -8 ( -27) -10 ( -32)   -30 ( -8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 54' +4h 48' +4h 01' +3h 38' +2h 29' +1h 24' -1h 58' -1h 23' +1h 28' +3h 36' +3h 24' +4h 32'   +2h 34'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 14' +0h 08' +0h 01' -0h 06' -0h 12' -0h 15' -0h 14' -0h 08' -0h 01' +0h 06' +0h 12' +0h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +3.1 +3.2 +3.3 +3.2 +3.1 +3.1 +3.1 +3 +2.9 +3 +3 +3.1   +3.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -27.6 -32.5 -39.1 -41 -44.6 -39.7 -24.9 -20.2 -31.3 -36.9 -38.4 -30.5   -33.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -8.3 (-15) -8.9 (-16) -10.9 (-20) -12.8 (-23) -15.9 (-29) -13.9 (-25) -5.1 (-9) -3.7 (-7) -7.7 (-14) -10.7 (-19) -13 (-23) -10.6 (-19) -10.1 (-18)

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