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Tucson, Arizona vs Yakima, Wa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tucson, Arizona, Usa and Yakima, Wa, Usa is approximately 1,791 km or 1,113 mi.
  • To reach Tucson, Arizona in this distance one would set out from Yakima, Wa bearing 149.5° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Tucson, Arizona bearing 155.7° or SSE .
  • Tucson, Arizona has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Yakima, Wa has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Tucson, Arizona is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome whereas Yakima, Wa is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 10.3 °C (18.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.8 °C (5°F) less in Tucson, Arizona. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 102.3 mm (4 in) more which is equivalent to 102.3 l/m² (2.51 US gal/ft²) or 1,023,000 l/ha (109,365 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.4° higher in Tucson, Arizona than in Yakima, Wa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+26) +12 (+21) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +9 (+17) +11 (+20) +14 (+24) +15 (+27) +11 (+19)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +9 (+17) +11 (+19) +9 (+17) +9 (+15) +11 (+20) +11 (+21) +11 (+21) +12 (+22) +10 (+19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+17) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +9 (+16) +10 (+19) +11 (+21) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +12 (+21) +9 (+17) +10 (+18) +10 (+18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -9 (0) -1 (0) +1 (+0) -5 (0) -7 (0) -8 (0) +56 (+2) +45 (+2) +32 (+1) +15 (+1) -9 (0) -9 (0) +102 (+4)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 18' +0h 47' +0h 08' -0h 32' -1h 09' -1h 29' -1h 20' -0h 47' -0h 07' +0h 33' +1h 10' +1h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +14.3 +14.3 +14.3 +14.3 +14.3 +14.3 +14.3 +14.3 +14.3 +14.3 +14.3 +14.4   +14.4

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