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Tamale Climate & Temperature

  • Tamale, Ghana is at 9°25'N, 0°52'W, 183 m (600 ft). See map.
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Aw) with a pronounced dry season in the low-sun months , no cold season, wet season is in the high-sun months.
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Tamale is situated in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 27.9 degrees Celsius (82.3 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.5 °C (9.9°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype truly hyperoceanic. Tamale Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1090 mm (42.9 inches) which is equivalent to 1090 Litres/m² (26.74 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 2723 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Tamale you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Nadi, Viti Levu, Fiji where you would find a Tropical monsoonal climate.

Tamale Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 35 (95) 37 (99) 37 (99) 35 (95) 34 (93) 31 (88) 30 (86) 29 (84) 30 (86) 32 (90) 35 (95) 35 (95) 33 (92)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 28 (82) 30 (86) 31 (88) 30 (86) 29 (84) 27 (81) 26 (79) 26 (78) 26 (79) 27 (81) 29 (83) 28 (82) 28 (82)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 20 (68) 23 (73) 25 (77) 25 (77) 24 (75) 23 (73) 22 (72) 22 (72) 22 (72) 22 (72) 22 (72) 20 (68) 23 (73)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 4 (0) 12 (0) 48 (2) 88 (3) 112 (4) 146 (6) 142 (6) 198 (8) 231 (9) 92 (4) 14 (1) 3 (0) 1090 (43)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 1 (3) 1 (4) 4 (13) 7 (23) 10 (32) 12 (40) 13 (42) 15 (48) 19 (63) 12 (39) 2 (7) 1 (3) 97 (26)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 8h 34' 8h 25' 8h 03' 7h 38' 8h 00' 7h 04' 5h 32' 4h 29' 5h 22' 8h 25' 9h 26' 8h 30' 7h 27'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 37' 11h 48' 12h 03' 12h 19' 12h 32' 12h 39' 12h 36' 12h 25' 12h 09' 11h 53' 11h 40' 11h 34' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 75 (25) 72 (28) 68 (32) 63 (37) 64 (36) 56 (44) 44 (56) 36 (64) 45 (55) 71 (29) 82 (18) 74 (26) 62 (38)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 60.6 69.8 80.7 87.5 79.2 76 78.9 87.3 81 69.5 60.4 57.2 74

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