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Tucson, Arizona vs San Jose Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tucson, Arizona, Usa and San Jose, Costa Rica is approximately 3,709 km or 2,305 mi.
  • To reach Tucson, Arizona in this distance one would set out from San Jose bearing 315.9° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tucson, Arizona bearing 305.9° or NW .
  • Tucson, Arizona has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas San Jose has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Tucson, Arizona is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas San Jose is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 0.3 °C (0.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.1 °C (30.8°F) more in Tucson, Arizona. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1493.2 mm (58.8 in) less which is equivalent to 1493.2 l/m² (36.65 US gal/ft²) or 14,932,000 l/ha (1,596,330 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • There are 1812 more hours of sunlight per year in Tucson, Arizona. In whichever way circa 4h 56' more per day or about 1 8/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.8° lower in Tucson, Arizona than in San Jose.
  • Relative humidity levels are 39% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13°C (23.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Tucson, Arizona relative to San Jose. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of San Jose 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 (-7) -3 (-6) 0 (+1) +5 (+9) +11 (+19) +11 (+21) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +3 (+6) -2 (-4) -6 (-11) 2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -3 (-5) +2 (+3) +7 (+13) +9 (+17) +8 (+15) +5 (+10) +1 (+1) -5 (-9) -8 (-15) 0 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-19) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -2 (-3) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) -1 (-2) -7 (-13) -11 (-19) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +7 (+0) +13 (+1) -2 (0) -38 (-2) -224 (-9) -236 (-9) -151 (-6) -184 (-7) -263 (-10) -273 (-11) -128 (-5) -14 (-1) -1493 (-59)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) +3 (+11) +1 (+3) -5 ( -17) -18 ( -58) -21 ( -70) -13 ( -42) -15 ( -48) -20 ( -67) -22 ( -71) -11 ( -37) -2 ( -6)   -122 ( -33)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 21' +1h 37' +2h 21' +4h 46' +7h 36' +9h 04' +6h 34' +6h 09' +6h 20' +6h 00' +4h 42' +2h 50'   +4h 56'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 20' -0h 50' -0h 09' +0h 34' +1h 11' +1h 30' +1h 21' +0h 50' +0h 07' -0h 35' -1h 12' -1h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -22.2 -22.1 -22.1 -18.1 -1.6 +4.7 -1.3 -18.1 -22.2 -22.1 -22.2 -22.2   -15.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -23 -23 -28 -39 -54 -57 -42 -35 -46 -49 -42 -30   -39
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -13.9 (-25) -13 (-23) -14.7 (-26) -16.9 (-30) -19.3 (-35) -15.4 (-28) -4.4 (-8) -2.6 (-5) -9.2 (-17) -13.9 (-25) -17.1 (-31) -15.9 (-29) -13 (-23)

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