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Tucson, Arizona vs Fresno, California Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tucson, Arizona, Usa and Fresno, California, Usa is approximately 948 km or 589 mi.
  • To reach Tucson, Arizona in this distance one would set out from Fresno, California bearing 119.6° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Tucson, Arizona bearing 124.6° or SE .
  • Tucson, Arizona has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Fresno, California has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Both are in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 2.8 °C (5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.7 °C (1.3°F) less in Tucson, Arizona. The continentality subtype is semicontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 35.5 mm (1.4 in) more which is equivalent to 35.5 l/m² (0.87 US gal/ft²) or 355,000 l/ha (37,952 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/8 as much.
  • There are 144 more hours of sunlight per year in Tucson, Arizona. In whichever way circa 0h 24' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.6° higher in Tucson, Arizona than in Fresno, California.
  • Relative humidity levels are 22.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.1°C (9.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+10) +3 (+6) +4 (+6) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +4 (+8) +6 (+10) +3 (+6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +5 (+8) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +3 (+5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -28 (-1) -28 (-1) -30 (-1) -17 (-1) -3 (0) +3 (+0) +60 (+2) +55 (+2) +36 (+1) +13 (+1) -18 (-1) -9 (0) +36 (+1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -14) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -7) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) +9.5 (+31) +8.5 (+27) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -4 ( -13)   +3 (+1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 05' +2h 11' +0h 40' +0h 44' +0h 36' -1h 06' -3h 25' -2h 38' -0h 28' +0h 13' +1h 36' +3h 21'   +0h 24'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 21' +0h 13' +0h 02' -0h 08' -0h 18' -0h 23' -0h 21' -0h 13' -0h 02' +0h 09' +0h 18' +0h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +4.5 +4.5 +4.5 +4.5 +4.5 +4.5 +4.6 +4.5 +4.5 +4.6 +4.6 +4.6   +4.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -38 -35 -31 -27 -24 -18 -1 +3 -9 -17 -30 -40   -22.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -6.1 (-11) -8 (-14) -8.2 (-15) -8.7 (-16) -10 (-18) -7 (-13) +1.8 (+3) +3.3 (+6) -0.9 (-2) -4 (-7) -6.7 (-12) -6.3 (-11) -5.1 (-9)

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