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Tucson, Arizona vs Santa Maria, Ca Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tucson, Arizona, Usa and Santa Maria, Ca, Usa is approximately 928 km or 577 mi.
  • To reach Tucson, Arizona in this distance one would set out from Santa Maria, Ca bearing 106° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Tucson, Arizona bearing 111.3° or ESE .
  • Tucson, Arizona has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Santa Maria, Ca has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • Tucson, Arizona is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Santa Maria, Ca is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 6.2 °C (11.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.4 °C (22.3°F) more in Tucson, Arizona. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 9.2 mm (0.4 in) less which is equivalent to 9.2 l/m² (0.23 US gal/ft²) or 92,000 l/ha (9,835 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.7° higher in Tucson, Arizona than in Santa Maria, Ca.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (0) +2 (+3) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +12 (+22) +16 (+29) +15 (+26) +13 (+23) +10 (+19) +6 (+10) +2 (+4) +0 (0) +7 (+13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) +1 (+2) +3 (+6) +6 (+11) +9 (+17) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +11 (+21) +9 (+17) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) +6 (+11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) +0 (+1) +2 (+3) +4 (+8) +6 (+12) +10 (+17) +12 (+21) +10 (+18) +8 (+15) +5 (+9) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -33 (-1) -49 (-2) -39 (-2) -18 (-1) -1 (0) +4 (+0) +60 (+2) +54 (+2) +35 (+1) +15 (+1) -20 (-1) -18 (-1) -9 (0)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 12' +0h 07' +0h 01' -0h 05' -0h 10' -0h 13' -0h 12' -0h 07' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 10' +0h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +2.6 +2.7 +2.7 +2.7 +2.6 +2.7 +2.7 +2.7 +2.6 +2.7 +2.7 +2.7   +2.7

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