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Tucson, Arizona vs Raufarhöfn Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tucson, Arizona, Usa and Raufarhöfn, Iceland is approximately 6,967 km or 4,329 mi.
  • To reach Tucson, Arizona in this distance one would set out from Raufarhöfn bearing 288.4° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tucson, Arizona bearing 206.6° or SSW .
  • Tucson, Arizona has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Raufarhöfn has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Tucson, Arizona is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Raufarhöfn is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 18.2 °C (32.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.4 °C (16.9°F) more in Tucson, Arizona. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 427.1 mm (16.8 in) less which is equivalent to 427.1 l/m² (10.48 US gal/ft²) or 4,271,000 l/ha (456,598 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • There are 2857 more hours of sunlight per year in Tucson, Arizona. In whichever way circa 7h 49' more per day or about 3 7/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 34.1° higher in Tucson, Arizona than in Raufarhöfn.
  • Relative humidity levels are 53.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.8°C (3.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Tucson, Arizona relative to Raufarhöfn. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Raufarhöfn 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) +19 (+34) +21 (+37) +24 (+44) +26 (+47) +29 (+51) +26 (+48) +26 (+47) +25 (+45) +23 (+42) +20 (+35) +17 (+30) +23 (+41)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +14 (+26) +17 (+31) +19 (+34) +20 (+37) +22 (+40) +22 (+40) +21 (+38) +22 (+39) +19 (+34) +16 (+28) +13 (+24) +18 (+33)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +13 (+24) +16 (+29) +17 (+31) +17 (+31) +16 (+28) +13 (+23) +10 (+17) +8 (+15) +12 (+22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -54 (-2) -39 (-2) -48 (-2) -39 (-2) -23 (-1) -34 (-1) +12 (+0) -2 (0) -30 (-1) -59 (-2) -63 (-2) -48 (-2) -427 (-17)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -12 ( -39) -11 ( -39) -12 ( -39) -12 ( -40) -11 ( -35) -9 ( -30) -3 ( -10) -7 ( -23) -13 ( -43) -14 ( -45) -14 ( -47) -14 ( -45)   -132 ( -36)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +7h 58' +8h 00' +7h 21' +7h 50' +7h 48' +7h 10' +5h 40' +7h 27' +8h 32' +8h 40' +8h 42' +8h 44'   +7h 49'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +6h 28' +3h 19' +0h 34' -2h 12' -5h 16' -8h 24' -6h 39' -3h 20' -0h 29' +2h 17' +5h 22' +8h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +34 +34.2 +34.3 +34.3 +34.2 +34.2 +34.1 +34.1 +34 +34 +33.9 +33.8   +34.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -39 -44.6 -51.4 -58.9 -67.7 -68.6 -56.2 -50.4 -57 -56.5 -52.2 -42.2   -53.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.9 (+5) +2.1 (+4) +1.6 (+3) -0.6 (-1) -3.9 (-7) -2.9 (-5) +5.6 (+10) +7.2 (+13) +4.6 (+8) +2.2 (+4) +0.6 (+1) +2.1 (+4) +1.8 (+3)

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