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Tamale vs Asmara Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Asmara, Eritrea is approximately 4,366 km or 2,713 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Asmara bearing 266.2° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 257.3° or WSW .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Asmara has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Asmara is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The mean temperature is 12.3 °C (22.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.1 °C (2°F) more in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 571.4 mm (22.5 in) more which is equivalent to 571.4 l/m² (14.02 US gal/ft²) or 5,714,000 l/ha (610,865 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/9 as much.
  • There are 279 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Tamale. In whichever way circa 0h 45' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.1° higher in Tamale than in Asmara.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7°C (12.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +13 (+24) +12 (+21) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +10 (+19) +14 (+24) +14 (+24) +10 (+18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +15 (+26) +13 (+23) +11 (+21) +9 (+17) +10 (+17) +9 (+17) +10 (+19) +12 (+22) +15 (+26) +14 (+26) +12 (+22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+28) +18 (+32) +18 (+32) +16 (+29) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +13 (+24) +14 (+25) +15 (+28) +15 (+27) +15 (+26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) +10 (+0) +33 (+1) +55 (+2) +71 (+3) +108 (+4) -33 (-1) +42 (+2) +215 (+8) +77 (+3) -6 (0) 0 (0) +571 (+22)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) +1 (+4) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +2 (+6) +6 (+20) -7 ( -23) -3 ( -10) +14 (+47) +10 (+32) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0)   +25 (+7)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 34' -0h 38' -0h 30' -0h 54' -1h 32' +0h 14' +0h 36' -1h 17' -3h 08' -1h 00' +0h 24' -0h 48'   -0h 45'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 18' +0h 11' +0h 02' -0h 08' -0h 16' -0h 21' -0h 19' -0h 11' -0h 01' +0h 08' +0h 16' +0h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +5.9 +5.8 +5.8 +0.9 -5.8 -5.8 -5.7 +0.6 +5.7 +5.8 +5.8 +5.9   +2.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -35 -27 -15 -3 +6 +15 -10 -11 +10 -6 -27 -34   -11.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.9 (-5) +1.3 (+2) +7.2 (+13) +10.9 (+20) +12.3 (+22) +12.9 (+23) +7.1 (+13) +6.7 (+12) +12.2 (+22) +9.9 (+18) +5.4 (+10) +1 (+2) +7 (+13)

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