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Tucson, Arizona vs Nuuk/ Godthåb Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tucson, Arizona, Usa and Nuuk/ Godthåb, Greenland is approximately 5,341 km or 3,319 mi.
  • To reach Tucson, Arizona in this distance one would set out from Nuuk/ Godthåb bearing 257.8° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tucson, Arizona bearing 210.2° or SSW .
  • Tucson, Arizona has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Nuuk/ Godthåb has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Tucson, Arizona is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Nuuk/ Godthåb is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 21.6 °C (38.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.1 °C (9.2°F) more in Tucson, Arizona. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 451.2 mm (17.8 in) less which is equivalent to 451.2 l/m² (11.07 US gal/ft²) or 4,512,000 l/ha (482,363 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 31.9° higher in Tucson, Arizona than in Nuuk/ Godthåb.
  • Relative humidity levels are 52.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.4°C (9.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+40) +24 (+44) +28 (+50) +28 (+51) +29 (+52) +30 (+54) +27 (+48) +26 (+47) +28 (+50) +27 (+49) +24 (+42) +21 (+38) +26 (+47)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+33) +20 (+36) +23 (+41) +23 (+41) +23 (+41) +25 (+45) +24 (+43) +23 (+42) +23 (+42) +22 (+39) +19 (+34) +17 (+31) +22 (+39)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +16 (+28) +18 (+32) +16 (+29) +16 (+29) +19 (+33) +19 (+35) +19 (+33) +18 (+33) +16 (+29) +13 (+24) +13 (+23) +16 (+29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -17 (-1) -29 (-1) -32 (-1) -38 (-2) -50 (-2) -57 (-2) -22 (-1) -33 (-1) -46 (-2) -43 (-2) -57 (-2) -27 (-1) -451 (-18)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -7) -2 ( -6) -3 ( -10) -5 ( -16) -6 ( -20) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) -8 ( -27) -8 ( -26) -6 ( -20) -3 ( -10)   -46 ( -13)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 08' +2h 49' +0h 29' -1h 53' -4h 20' -6h 08' -5h 15' -2h 49' -0h 25' +1h 57' +4h 24' +6h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +31.8 +31.9 +32 +32 +31.9 +31.9 +31.9 +31.9 +31.8 +31.8 +31.8 +31.7   +31.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -38 -45 -54 -60 -68 -67 -55 -49 -53 -49 -47 -40   -52.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +8.1 (+15) +7.8 (+14) +6.9 (+12) +2.9 (+5) -1.9 (-3) -0.1 (0) +7.3 (+13) +9.3 (+17) +7 (+13) +6.2 (+11) +4.3 (+8) +6.5 (+12) +5.4 (+10)

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