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Durban vs Phoenix, Arizona Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Durban, South Africa and Phoenix, Arizona, Usa is approximately 16,508 km or 10,259 mi.
  • To reach Durban in this distance one would set out from Phoenix, Arizona bearing 93.9° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Durban bearing 106° or ESE .
  • Durban has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Phoenix, Arizona has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Durban is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Phoenix, Arizona is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The average temperature is 2.1 °C (3.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.2 °C (25.6°F) less in Durban. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 633.4 mm (24.9 in) more which is equivalent to 633.4 l/m² (15.55 US gal/ft²) or 6,334,000 l/ha (677,147 US gal/ac) more. About 4 1/4 as much.
  • There are 1698 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Durban. In whichever way circa 4h 38' less per day or about 4/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.7° higher in Durban than in Phoenix, Arizona.
  • Relative humidity levels are 47.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.6°C (22.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +7 (+12) +3 (+5) +-3 (-6) -10 (-18) -18 (-32) -19 (-34) -18 (-32) -14 (-25) -8 (-15) +1 (+2) +7 (+13) -5 (-10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+21) +10 (+18) +7 (+12) +1 (+2) -7 (-13) -15 (-26) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -11 (-19) -4 (-6) +5 (+9) +10 (+18) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +11 (+19) +5 (+9) -4 (-7) -12 (-21) -16 (-29) -14 (-26) -8 (-14) +1 (+2) +9 (+15) +14 (+24) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +117 (+5) +96 (+4) +104 (+4) +67 (+3) +56 (+2) +25 (+1) +18 (+1) +38 (+1) +51 (+2) -8 (0) -7 (0) +77 (+3) +633 (+25)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7 (+23) +5 (+18) +6 (+19) +5 (+17) +3 (+10) +2 (+7) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) +3 (+10) +8 (+26) +9 (+30) +9 (+29)   +55 (+15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 56' -2h 54' -4h 29' -5h 12' -5h 46' -6h 48' -5h 40' -5h 19' -6h 00' -5h 13' -3h 42' -2h 42'   -4h 38'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 38' +2h 16' +0h 24' -1h 34' -3h 13' -4h 04' -3h 41' -2h 16' -0h 21' +1h 37' +3h 16' +4h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +42.9 +24.2 +2.7 -20.5 -37 -43.4 -37.3 -20.5 +2.3 +24.8 +43 +50.3   +2.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +37 +40 +52 +56 +58 +56 +44 +42 +50 +51 +48 +39   +47.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +20 (+36) +19.6 (+35) +20.8 (+37) +18.3 (+33) +14.3 (+26) +8.3 (+15) -2 (-4) -2.7 (-5) +5.4 (+10) +11.6 (+21) +17.8 (+32) +19.3 (+35) +12.6 (+23)

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