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Tamale vs Atakpame Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Atakpame, Togo is approximately 300 km or 186 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Atakpame bearing 313° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 312.7° or NW .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Both are in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 1.9 °C (3.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.3 °C (2.3°F) more in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 274.4 mm (10.8 in) less which is equivalent to 274.4 l/m² (6.73 US gal/ft²) or 2,744,000 l/ha (293,352 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.4° lower in Tamale than in Atakpame.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+1) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -6 (0) -19 (-1) -35 (-1) -45 (-2) -42 (-2) -49 (-2) -73 (-3) +16 (+1) +37 (+1) -31 (-1) -16 (-1) -11 (0) -274 (-11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 05' -0h 03' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 05' +0h 06' +0h 05' +0h 03' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 05' -0h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -1.8 -1.8 -1.8 +1.9 +1.9 +1.9 +1.8 +1.8 -1.8 -1.8 -1.9 -1.8   -0.4

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