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Asheville, North Carolina vs Phoenix, Arizona Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Asheville, North Carolina, Usa and Phoenix, Arizona, Usa is approximately 2,702 km or 1,679 mi.
  • To reach Asheville, North Carolina in this distance one would set out from Phoenix, Arizona bearing 76.9° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Asheville, North Carolina bearing 93.9° or E .
  • Asheville, North Carolina has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Phoenix, Arizona has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Asheville, North Carolina is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Phoenix, Arizona is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 9.7 °C (17.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.6 °C (2.9°F) less in Asheville, North Carolina. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1014.1 mm (39.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1014.1 l/m² (24.89 US gal/ft²) or 10,141,000 l/ha (1,084,140 US gal/ac) more. About 6 1/5 as much.
  • There are 1347 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Asheville, North Carolina. In whichever way circa 3h 41' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2° lower in Asheville, North Carolina than in Phoenix, Arizona.
  • Relative humidity levels are 22.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.1°C (0.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -12 (-21) -9 (-16) -9 (-17) -10 (-19) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -9 (-15) -9 (-16) -11 (-19)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -8 (-15) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -10 (-19) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -11 (-19) -10 (-19) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -10 (-17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -10 (-17) -10 (-17) -10 (-17) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -9 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +66 (+3) +82 (+3) +95 (+4) +80 (+3) +110 (+4) +104 (+4) +94 (+4) +95 (+4) +77 (+3) +75 (+3) +74 (+3) +64 (+3) +1014 (+40)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7 (+23) +7 (+25) +10 (+32) +8 (+27) +10 (+32) +11 (+37) +11 (+35) +7 (+23) +6 (+20) +6 (+19) +6 (+20) +7 (+23)   +96 (+26)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 44' -3h 38' -3h 50' -3h 32' -4h 01' -3h 56' -3h 46' -3h 44' -4h 00' -3h 11' -3h 10' -3h 38'   -3h 41'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 09' -0h 05' -0h 01' +0h 03' +0h 08' +0h 10' +0h 09' +0h 05' +0h 00' -0h 04' -0h 08' -0h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -2 -2 -2.1 -2 -2 -2 -2 -2 -1.9 -2 -2 -2   -2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +16 +14 +21 +22 +31 +36 +29 +22 +27 +21 +19 +16   +22.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.4 (-8) -5.4 (-10) -0.2 (0) +1.6 (+3) +6.1 (+11) +7.6 (+14) +0.4 (+1) -2.3 (-4) +0.1 (+0) -1.6 (-3) -0.9 (-2) -2.7 (-5) -0.1 (0)

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