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Fairfield, Ia vs Phoenix, Arizona Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fairfield, Ia, Usa and Phoenix, Arizona, Usa is approximately 1,956 km or 1,215 mi.
  • To reach Fairfield, Ia in this distance one would set out from Phoenix, Arizona bearing 58.7° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Fairfield, Ia bearing 71° or ENE .
  • Fairfield, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Phoenix, Arizona has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Fairfield, Ia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Phoenix, Arizona is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 12 °C (21.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.3 °C (14.9°F) more in Fairfield, Ia. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 718.5 mm (28.3 in) more which is equivalent to 718.5 l/m² (17.63 US gal/ft²) or 7,185,000 l/ha (768,124 US gal/ac) more. About 4 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.6° lower in Fairfield, Ia than in Phoenix, Arizona.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-35) -19 (-35) -15 (-27) -12 (-21) -10 (-19) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -10 (-19) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -17 (-31) -14 (-24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -17 (-31) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -9 (-17) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -15 (-27) -12 (-22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -9 (-16) -9 (-17) -10 (-18) -10 (-17) -9 (-17) -13 (-23) -10 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +11 (+0) +7 (+0) +41 (+2) +80 (+3) +99 (+4) +87 (+3) +109 (+4) +80 (+3) +87 (+3) +60 (+2) +39 (+2) +19 (+1) +719 (+28)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 38' -0h 23' -0h 04' +0h 16' +0h 33' +0h 43' +0h 38' +0h 23' +0h 03' -0h 16' -0h 34' -0h 43'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -7.5 -7.6 -7.6 -7.6 -7.5 -7.6 -7.6 -7.5 -7.5 -7.6 -7.6 -7.6   -7.6

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