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Tucson, Arizona vs Johannesburg Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tucson, Arizona, Usa and Johannesburg, South Africa is approximately 16,020 km or 9,955 mi.
  • To reach Tucson, Arizona in this distance one would set out from Johannesburg bearing 289.6° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tucson, Arizona bearing 271° or W .
  • Tucson, Arizona has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Johannesburg has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Tucson, Arizona is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Johannesburg is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 4 °C (7.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.6 °C (17.3°F) more in Tucson, Arizona. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 238.2 mm (9.4 in) less which is equivalent to 238.2 l/m² (5.85 US gal/ft²) or 2,382,000 l/ha (254,652 US gal/ac) less. About 5/9 as much.
  • There are 670 more hours of sunlight per year in Tucson, Arizona. In whichever way circa 1h 50' more per day or about 1 1/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.2° lower in Tucson, Arizona than in Johannesburg.
  • Relative humidity levels are 30% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.8°C (12.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) +5 (+10) +13 (+24) +21 (+37) +20 (+37) +16 (+29) +11 (+20) +4 (+7) -2 (-4) -8 (-15) +5 (+10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -7 (-13) -4 (-7) +3 (+5) +11 (+19) +18 (+33) +20 (+36) +16 (+29) +11 (+20) +3 (+5) -4 (-7) -9 (-16) +4 (+7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) +0 (+0) +8 (+15) +16 (+29) +19 (+34) +16 (+29) +11 (+19) +2 (+3) -5 (-10) -10 (-17) +3 (+5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -103 (-4) -76 (-3) -72 (-3) -46 (-2) -8 (0) -4 (0) +56 (+2) +50 (+2) +15 (+1) +20 (+1) +6 (+0) -76 (-3) -238 (-9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -11 ( -35) -8 ( -28) -9 ( -29) -5 ( -17) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0) +8 (+26) +7 (+23) 0 ( 0) -6 ( -19) -10 ( -33) -11 ( -35)   -48 ( -13)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 09' +1h 39' +2h 56' +3h 28' +3h 48' +4h 04' +1h 29' +0h 50' +2h 08' +1h 40' +0h 06' -0h 15'   +1h 50'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 17' -2h 03' -0h 22' +1h 25' +2h 55' +3h 40' +3h 20' +2h 03' +0h 19' -1h 28' -2h 57' -3h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -45.3 -26.7 -5.3 +17.8 +34.3 +40.8 +34.7 +17.9 -5 -27.4 -45.3 -52.8   -5.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -28 -37 -43 -43 -41 -36 -20 -9 -17 -26 -32 -28   -30
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -16.5 (-30) -16.8 (-30) -16.4 (-30) -12.7 (-23) -7.7 (-14) +0 (+0) +10.7 (+19) +11.4 (+21) +3.2 (+6) -6.7 (-12) -13.8 (-25) -15.9 (-29) -6.8 (-12)

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