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Tucson, Arizona vs Dakhla Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tucson, Arizona, Usa and Dakhla, Western Sahara is approximately 9,076 km or 5,640 mi.
  • To reach Tucson, Arizona in this distance one would set out from Dakhla bearing 301.6° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tucson, Arizona bearing 247.2° or WSW .
  • Tucson, Arizona has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Dakhla has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Tucson, Arizona is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Dakhla is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.2 °C (0.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.1 °C (25.4°F) more in Tucson, Arizona. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 271.8 mm (10.7 in) more which is equivalent to 271.8 l/m² (6.67 US gal/ft²) or 2,718,000 l/ha (290,572 US gal/ac) more. About 9 1/4 as much.
  • There are 735 more hours of sunlight per year in Tucson, Arizona. In whichever way circa 2h 00' more per day or about 1 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.4° lower in Tucson, Arizona than in Dakhla.
  • Relative humidity levels are 41.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.6°C (24.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Tucson, Arizona relative to Dakhla. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Dakhla 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) -3 (-6) 0 (-1) 4 (+8) +8 (+15) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) 3 (+6) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) 4 (+7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -4 (-8) -1 (-1) +3 (+6) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +4 (+7) -1 (-2) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) 0 (0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-17) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -2 (-3) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +3 (+6) +1 (+1) -5 (-10) -9 (-17) -11 (-19) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +20 (+1) +17 (+1) +17 (+1) +7 (+0) +4 (+0) +5 (+0) +60 (+2) +54 (+2) +32 (+1) +25 (+1) +14 (+1) +17 (+1) +272 (+11)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) +3 (+11) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +10 (+32) +7 (+23) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +2 (+6)   +31 (+8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 01' +1h 01' +1h 03' +2h 28' +3h 25' +3h 52' +2h 13' +2h 29' +2h 52' +2h 09' +1h 10' +1h 25'   +2h 00'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 34' -0h 21' -0h 03' +0h 14' +0h 30' +0h 38' +0h 34' +0h 21' +0h 03' -0h 15' -0h 30' -0h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -8.5 -8.4 -8.4 -8.4 -8.4 -8.3 -8.3 -8.6 -8.7 -8.5 -8.5 -8.5   -8.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -25 -32 -41 -49 -55 -56 -44 -38 -46 -45 -42 -29   -41.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -13 (-23) -14.7 (-26) -16.5 (-30) -17.4 (-31) -18.1 (-33) -14.7 (-26) -5.3 (-10) -4.7 (-8) -10.6 (-19) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -14.7 (-26) -13.6 (-24)

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