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Tucson, Arizona vs Sacramento, California Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tucson, Arizona, Usa and Sacramento, California, Usa is approximately 1,183 km or 735 mi.
  • To reach Tucson, Arizona in this distance one would set out from Sacramento, California bearing 123° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Tucson, Arizona bearing 129.2° or SE .
  • Tucson, Arizona has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Sacramento, California has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Tucson, Arizona is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Sacramento, California is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 4.2 °C (7.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.6 °C (4.7°F) more in Tucson, Arizona. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 140.3 mm (5.5 in) less which is equivalent to 140.3 l/m² (3.44 US gal/ft²) or 1,403,000 l/ha (149,990 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 382 more hours of sunlight per year in Tucson, Arizona. In whichever way circa 1h 03' more per day or about 1 1/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.3° higher in Tucson, Arizona than in Sacramento, California.
  • Relative humidity levels are 28.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.8°C (10.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +5 (+10) +7 (+12) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +4 (+6) +5 (+10) +6 (+12) +5 (+9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +5 (+10) +5 (+9) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +4 (+8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +4 (+8) +7 (+13) +9 (+15) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +4 (+6) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -73 (-3) -55 (-2) -47 (-2) -22 (-1) -2 (0) +2 (+0) +59 (+2) +54 (+2) +33 (+1) 0 (0) -52 (-2) -37 (-1) -140 (-6)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7 ( -23) -5 ( -18) -5 ( -16) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -6) 0 ( 0) +10 (+32) +9 (+29) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10) -6 ( -19)   -9 ( -3)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 21' +2h 58' +2h 05' +1h 36' +0h 56' -0h 36' -3h 30' -2h 32' -0h 12' +0h 48' +2h 30' +4h 17'   +1h 03'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 30' +0h 18' +0h 03' -0h 12' -0h 26' -0h 33' -0h 30' -0h 18' -0h 02' +0h 13' +0h 26' +0h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +6.2 +6.3 +6.3 +6.3 +6.2 +6.3 +6.3 +6.3 +6.2 +6.3 +6.3 +6.3   +6.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -40 -39 -36 -34 -32 -26 -12 -8 -15 -23 -35 -43   -28.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -6.2 (-11) -8.5 (-15) -8.7 (-16) -9.2 (-17) -10.8 (-19) -7.6 (-14) +0.5 (+1) +1.8 (+3) -1.5 (-3) -5.3 (-10) -7.7 (-14) -6.9 (-12) -5.8 (-10)

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