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Tucson, Arizona vs Kandahar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tucson, Arizona, Usa and Kandahar, Afghanistan is approximately 12,921 km or 8,029 mi.
  • To reach Tucson, Arizona in this distance one would set out from Kandahar bearing 357° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Tucson, Arizona bearing 183° or S .
  • Both have a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Tucson, Arizona is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Kandahar is in or near the warm temperate desert scrub biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.7 °C (3.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.2 °C (13°F) less in Tucson, Arizona. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 114.2 mm (4.5 in) more which is equivalent to 114.2 l/m² (2.8 US gal/ft²) or 1,142,000 l/ha (122,087 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/5 as much.
  • There are 388 more hours of sunlight per year in Tucson, Arizona. In whichever way circa 1h 04' more per day or about 1 1/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.7° lower in Tucson, Arizona than in Kandahar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.6°C (2.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) +0 (+0) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +1 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +5 (+8) +1 (+2) -1 (-3) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) 0 (0) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -1 (-3) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +4 (+8) +3 (+6) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -32 (-1) -24 (-1) -23 (-1) -11 (0) +2 (+0) +5 (+0) +58 (+2) +55 (+2) +42 (+2) +25 (+1) +10 (+0) +7 (+0) +114 (+4)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) -6 ( -21) -1 ( -3) -9 ( -30) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +10 (+32) +9 (+29) +4 (+13) +2 (+6) +3 (+10) +3 (+10)   +19 (+5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 36' +2h 45' +2h 32' +3h 22' +1h 05' +0h 50' -1h 03' -1h 23' +0h 52' +0h 27' +0h 14' +1h 36'   +1h 04'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 03' -0h 01' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 02' +0h 03' +0h 03' +0h 01' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 02' -0h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -0.7 -0.5 -0.5 -0.6 -0.7 -0.7 -0.8 -0.9 -1 -0.9 -0.8 -0.7   -0.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -18 -25 -23 -20 -14 -6 +7 +13 +6 +0 -11 -15   -8.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +0.1 (+0) -3 (-5) -7.2 (-13) -10 (-18) -10.1 (-18) -5.3 (-10) +2.4 (+4) +6.1 (+11) +6.1 (+11) +3.2 (+6) -0.7 (-1) -1 (-2) -1.6 (-3)

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