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Tamale vs Taif Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Taif, Saudi Arabia is approximately 4,622 km or 2,872 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Taif bearing 259.7° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 248.1° or WSW .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Taif has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Taif is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 5.5 °C (10°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.7 °C (13.9°F) less in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 971 mm (38.2 in) more which is equivalent to 971 l/m² (23.83 US gal/ft²) or 9,710,000 l/ha (1,038,063 US gal/ac) more. About 9 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.6° higher in Tamale than in Taif.
  • Relative humidity levels are 5.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.5°C (11.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Tamale relative to Taif. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Taif vs Tamale.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +13 (+24) +11 (+20) +8 (+15) +4 (+6) -1 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) +4 (+8) +10 (+18) +12 (+21) +6 (+10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -4 (0) +8 (+0) +33 (+1) +88 (+3) +81 (+3) +141 (+6) +138 (+5) +192 (+8) +224 (+9) +81 (+3) -8 (0) -4 (0) +971 (+38)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 40' +0h 25' +0h 04' -0h 17' -0h 35' -0h 44' -0h 40' -0h 25' -0h 03' +0h 17' +0h 36' +0h 44'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +12 +12 +12 +7.1 -9.3 -12 -9.3 +6.7 +11.9 +11.9 +11.9 +12.1   +5.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -41 -31 -14 +3 +18 +40 +40 +41 +41 +18 -16 -31   +5.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -5.8 (-10) -1.4 (-3) +4.5 (+8) +8.4 (+15) +9.5 (+17) +14.1 (+25) +12 (+22) +11.4 (+21) +12.7 (+23) +9.8 (+18) +3.8 (+7) -0.8 (-1) +6.5 (+12)

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