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Tucson, Arizona vs Pretoria Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tucson, Arizona, Usa and Pretoria, South Africa is approximately 16,000 km or 9,943 mi.
  • To reach Tucson, Arizona in this distance one would set out from Pretoria bearing 290.1° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tucson, Arizona bearing 270.4° or W .
  • Tucson, Arizona has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Pretoria has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Tucson, Arizona is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Pretoria is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2.9 °C (5.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.1 °C (16.4°F) more in Tucson, Arizona. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 212.2 mm (8.4 in) less which is equivalent to 212.2 l/m² (5.21 US gal/ft²) or 2,122,000 l/ha (226,856 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • There are 598 more hours of sunlight per year in Tucson, Arizona. In whichever way circa 1h 38' more per day or about 1 1/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.6° lower in Tucson, Arizona than in Pretoria.
  • Relative humidity levels are 30.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8°C (14.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-17) -7 (-13) -3 (-6) +3 (+6) +11 (+20) +19 (+33) +18 (+33) +14 (+25) +9 (+16) +2 (+4) -4 (-8) -10 (-18) +4 (+6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -5 (-9) +2 (+3) +10 (+19) +18 (+32) +19 (+35) +15 (+27) +10 (+18) +1 (+2) -5 (-10) -10 (-19) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -7 (-13) +0 (+0) +9 (+17) +17 (+30) +20 (+36) +16 (+29) +11 (+19) +1 (+1) -6 (-12) -11 (-19) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -113 (-4) -58 (-2) -61 (-2) -46 (-2) -8 (0) -2 (0) +57 (+2) +51 (+2) +22 (+1) +20 (+1) +7 (+0) -81 (-3) -212 (-8)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -8 ( -26) -6 ( -21) -7 ( -23) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -6) 0 ( 0) +9 (+29) +8 (+26) +1 (+3) -4 ( -13) -8 ( -27) -8 ( -26)   -28 ( -8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 03' +1h 22' +2h 38' +3h 04' +3h 29' +3h 52' +1h 11' +0h 38' +2h 02' +1h 29' +0h 12' -0h 21'   +1h 38'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 16' -2h 02' -0h 22' +1h 24' +2h 54' +3h 39' +3h 19' +2h 02' +0h 19' -1h 27' -2h 56' -3h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -45.7 -27.1 -5.7 +17.4 +33.9 +40.4 +34.3 +17.5 -5.4 -27.8 -45.6 -53.2   -5.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -27 -34 -42 -45 -46 -41 -22 -11 -17 -24 -31 -27   -30.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -17.2 (-31) -18 (-32) -17.6 (-32) -14.1 (-25) -9.4 (-17) -1.8 (-3) +9.7 (+17) +9.9 (+18) +2.3 (+4) -7.5 (-14) -15 (-27) -17.1 (-31) -8 (-14)

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