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Tucson, Arizona vs Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tucson, Arizona, Usa and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Usa is approximately 2,885 km or 1,793 mi.
  • To reach Tucson, Arizona in this distance one would set out from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania bearing 261.2° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Tucson, Arizona bearing 242.6° or WSW .
  • Tucson, Arizona has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Tucson, Arizona is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 10 °C (18°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6 °C (10.8°F) less in Tucson, Arizona. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 631.1 mm (24.8 in) less which is equivalent to 631.1 l/m² (15.49 US gal/ft²) or 6,311,000 l/ha (674,688 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 1474 more hours of sunlight per year in Tucson, Arizona. In whichever way circa 4h 02' more per day or about 1 5/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.3° higher in Tucson, Arizona than in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • Relative humidity levels are 28.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.8°C (1.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+30) +17 (+31) +13 (+24) +12 (+21) +11 (+19) +12 (+21) +9 (+17) +9 (+16) +11 (+19) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +14 (+26) +12 (+22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +14 (+26) +11 (+19) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +9 (+17) +10 (+18) +9 (+17) +11 (+21) +10 (+18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +12 (+21) +8 (+15) +6 (+12) +5 (+10) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +6 (+12) +9 (+15) +8 (+14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -42 (-2) -43 (-2) -68 (-3) -72 (-3) -87 (-3) -89 (-4) -35 (-1) -26 (-1) -33 (-1) -33 (-1) -55 (-2) -47 (-2) -631 (-25)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -13 ( -42) -11 ( -39) -13 ( -42) -12 ( -40) -12 ( -39) -11 ( -37) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) -8 ( -26) -9 ( -30) -11 ( -35)   -107 ( -29)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 54' +5h 14' +4h 21' +5h 12' +5h 00' +3h 28' +1h 21' +2h 19' +3h 16' +3h 46' +4h 30' +5h 09'   +4h 02'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 40' +0h 25' +0h 04' -0h 17' -0h 36' -0h 46' -0h 41' -0h 25' -0h 03' +0h 17' +0h 36' +0h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +8.2 +8.3 +8.3 +8.3 +8.3 +8.3 +8.3 +8.2 +8.2 +8.3 +8.3 +8.3   +8.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -28 -31 -32 -31 -35 -38 -21 -16 -22 -25 -31 -31   -28.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +5.7 (+10) +4.2 (+8) -0.7 (-1) -3.9 (-7) -8.7 (-16) -9.3 (-17) -0.5 (-1) +1.7 (+3) +0.2 (+0) +0.3 (+1) -1.2 (-2) +2.2 (+4) -0.8 (-1)

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