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Tamale vs Atbara Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Atbara, Sudan is approximately 3,871 km or 2,406 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Atbara bearing 260.9° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 252.5° or WSW .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Atbara has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Atbara is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 2 °C (3.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.9 °C (14.2°F) less in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1030.1 mm (40.6 in) more which is equivalent to 1030.1 l/m² (25.28 US gal/ft²) or 10,301,000 l/ha (1,101,245 US gal/ac) more. About 18 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.3° higher in Tamale than in Atbara.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.7°C (8.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+10) +6 (+11) +4 (+6) -1 (-2) -5 (-9) -9 (-15) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -5 (-9) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +4 (+0) +12 (+0) +48 (+2) +88 (+3) +109 (+4) +145 (+6) +123 (+5) +171 (+7) +224 (+9) +90 (+4) +14 (+1) +3 (+0) +1030 (+41)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 26' +0h 16' +0h 03' -0h 11' -0h 23' -0h 30' -0h 27' -0h 16' -0h 02' +0h 12' +0h 24' +0h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +8.3 +8.2 +8.2 +3.3 -8.2 -8.3 -8 +3 +8.1 +8.2 +8.2 +8.3   +3.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -17 -7 +9 +26 +34 +41 +34 +33 +39 +28 +4 -11   +17.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -4.5 (-8) +1.2 (+2) +8 (+14) +11.7 (+21) +10.8 (+19) +8.9 (+16) +4.2 (+8) +3 (+5) +5.7 (+10) +6 (+11) +2.6 (+5) -1.5 (-3) +4.7 (+8)

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