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Columbus, Ohio vs Phoenix, Arizona Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Columbus, Ohio, Usa and Phoenix, Arizona, Usa is approximately 2,684 km or 1,668 mi.
  • To reach Columbus, Ohio in this distance one would set out from Phoenix, Arizona bearing 65.8° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Columbus, Ohio bearing 83.5° or E .
  • Columbus, Ohio has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Phoenix, Arizona has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Columbus, Ohio 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 11.8 °C (21.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.8 °C (6.8°F) more in Columbus, Ohio. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 772.9 mm (30.4 in) more which is equivalent to 772.9 l/m² (18.97 US gal/ft²) or 7,729,000 l/ha (826,281 US gal/ac) more. About 5 as much.
  • There are 1534 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Columbus, Ohio. In whichever way circa 4h 12' less per day or about 5/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.6° lower in Columbus, Ohio than in Phoenix, Arizona.
  • Relative humidity levels are 27% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.3°C (2.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -18 (-33) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -13 (-24) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -14 (-25)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -16 (-28) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -12 (-22) -12 (-21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -13 (-24) -10 (-17) -9 (-15) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -8 (-15) -10 (-17) -10 (-18)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +38 (+2) +40 (+2) +61 (+2) +76 (+3) +97 (+4) +99 (+4) +88 (+3) +70 (+3) +53 (+2) +38 (+2) +65 (+3) +47 (+2) +773 (+30)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +8 (+26) +7 (+25) +11 (+35) +11 (+37) +11 (+35) +10 (+33) +6 (+19) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) +6 (+19) +9 (+30) +8 (+26)   +96 (+26)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 07' -5h 22' -5h 09' -5h 08' -4h 34' -3h 38' -2h 23' -2h 19' -3h 14' -3h 21' -4h 52' -5h 19'   -4h 12'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 32' -0h 19' -0h 03' +0h 13' +0h 28' +0h 36' +0h 33' +0h 20' +0h 03' -0h 14' -0h 29' -0h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -6.5 -6.6 -6.6 -6.6 -6.5 -6.6 -6.6 -6.5 -6.5 -6.6 -6.6 -6.6   -6.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +27 +25 +29 +30 +35 +36 +22 +17 +22 +23 +29 +28   +26.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7.2 (-13) -7.6 (-14) -1.6 (-3) +1.6 (+3) +6.3 (+11) +7.5 (+14) -1.4 (-3) -4 (-7) -1.6 (-3) -2.2 (-4) -0.9 (-2) -4.2 (-8) -1.3 (-2)

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