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Tucson, Arizona vs Nairobi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tucson, Arizona, Usa and Nairobi, Kenya is approximately 15,193 km or 9,441 mi.
  • To reach Tucson, Arizona in this distance one would set out from Nairobi bearing 318.8° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tucson, Arizona bearing 231.1° or SW .
  • Tucson, Arizona has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Nairobi has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb).
  • Tucson, Arizona is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Nairobi is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2.5 °C (4.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.1 °C (29°F) more in Tucson, Arizona. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 620.2 mm (24.4 in) less which is equivalent to 620.2 l/m² (15.22 US gal/ft²) or 6,202,000 l/ha (663,035 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 1327 more hours of sunlight per year in Tucson, Arizona. In whichever way circa 3h 37' more per day or about 1 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.8° lower in Tucson, Arizona than in Nairobi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 43.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.3°C (20.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -2 (-4) 3 (+6) +9 (+17) +16 (+28) +16 (+30) +15 (+27) +10 (+18) +4 (+7) 0 (-1) -5 (-9) +4 (+8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -4 (-8) 0 (0) +5 (+10) +12 (+22) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +10 (+18) +2 (+4) -3 (-5) -7 (-12) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) +1 (+3) +9 (+16) +13 (+24) +12 (+22) +10 (+17) +1 (+1) -5 (-10) -9 (-16) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -23 (-1) -33 (-1) -83 (-3) -198 (-8) -155 (-6) -41 (-2) +41 (+2) +30 (+1) +16 (+1) -27 (-1) -92 (-4) -55 (-2) -620 (-24)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -6 ( -19) -13 ( -43) -13 ( -42) -5 ( -17) +7 (+23) +5 (+16) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10) -9 ( -30) -4 ( -13)   -41 ( -11)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 44' -0h 02' +1h 38' +4h 44' +6h 48' +7h 20' +6h 17' +6h 09' +5h 20' +3h 17' +2h 08' +0h 29'   +3h 37'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 55' -1h 11' -0h 13' +0h 49' +1h 42' +2h 08' +1h 57' +1h 11' +0h 11' -0h 51' -1h 43' -2h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -33.3 -32.9 -29.4 -7 +9.5 +15.9 +9.9 -6.9 -29.2 -33 -33.4 -33.5   -16.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -32 -34 -42 -55 -61 -60 -47 -37 -40 -35 -43 -37   -43.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -15 (-27) -15.2 (-27) -16.7 (-30) -18.2 (-33) -17.4 (-31) -11.2 (-20) -0.1 (0) +2.3 (+4) -3.6 (-6) -9.4 (-17) -15.4 (-28) -16 (-29) -11.3 (-20)

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