Davis–Monthan Air Force Base

Airport
ICAO code: 
KDMA
Summary
ICAO Region: 
NAM
Territory: 
Location: 
Tuscon, Arizona,
Elevation: 
2704 ft
Coordinates: 
Aerial View: 
32° 9' 41.193" N, 110° 52' 5.251" W
Airport RE: 
Hot and High Operations
Metar
Observation
KDMA 040758Z AUTO 14008KT 10SM CLR 10/01 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP164 T01000006 $
Station
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base
Date/Time
2021-12-04 07:58:00
Wind direction
140°
Wind speed
08 kts
Lowest cloud amount
n/a
Temperature
10°C
Dew point
0.6°C
Humidity
52%
Weather condition
n/a

Description

Davis–Monthan Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located 8 km southeast of the central business district of Tucson, Arizona.

Climatology

Tucson has a desert climate (Köppen climate classification Bwh) with two major seasons, summer and winter. In addition, there are three minor seasons: fall, spring, and the monsoon. The monsoon can begin any time from mid-June to late July, with an average start date around July 3. It typically continues through August and into early September. During the monsoon, the humidity is much higher than experienced during the rest of the year. Clouds build up from the south in the early afternoon and can result in intense thunderstorms and heavy rainfall which can cause flash floods. Although Tucson receives more precipitation than most other locations with desert climates, it still qualifies due to its high evapotranspiration rate.

Runways

Designator Length Width Surface Rops
12/30 4158 61 PEM Yes/Yes
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