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Tamale vs Basra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Basra, Iraq is approximately 5,548 km or 3,448 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Basra bearing 255.6° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 237.7° or WSW .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Basra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Basra is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 3.5 °C (6.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16 °C (28.8°F) less in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 929 mm (36.6 in) more which is equivalent to 929 l/m² (22.8 US gal/ft²) or 9,290,000 l/ha (993,163 US gal/ac) more. About 6 7/9 as much.
  • There are 596 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Tamale. In whichever way circa 1h 37' less per day or about 5/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.3° higher in Tamale than in Basra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.6°C (2.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+31) +16 (+29) +12 (+22) +4 (+7) -2 (-4) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -9 (-16) +-3 (-5) +8 (+14) +15 (+27) +2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +12 (+22) +6 (+10) -1 (-2) -6 (-10) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -5 (-8) +1 (+1) +9 (+15) +13 (+23) +4 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +12 (+22) +7 (+13) 0 (0) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) 0 (0) +4 (+7) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +5 (+8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -24 (-1) -5 (0) +24 (+1) +66 (+3) +105 (+4) +146 (+6) +142 (+6) +198 (+8) +231 (+9) +91 (+4) -14 (-1) -31 (-1) +929 (+37)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -5 ( -16) -4 ( -14) -1 ( -3) +3 (+10) +9 (+29) +12 (+40) +13 (+42) +15 (+48) +19 (+63) +12 (+39) -2 ( -7) -5 ( -16)   +66 (+18)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 21' +0h 29' -0h 27' -0h 50' -1h 52' -4h 12' -4h 52' -6h 15' -4h 50' -0h 58' +1h 48' +1h 11'   -1h 37'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 15' +0h 46' +0h 08' -0h 32' -1h 06' -1h 24' -1h 16' -0h 46' -0h 07' +0h 33' +1h 07' +1h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +21.1 +21 +21 +16.2 -0.4 -6.9 -0.9 +15.8 +20.9 +20.9 +21 +21.2   +14.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -62 -53 -34 -12 +1 +14 +17 +21 +23 +2 -30 -53   -13.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -7.5 (-14) -5.1 (-9) -0.4 (-1) +1.4 (+3) -0.6 (-1) -1 (-2) -2.6 (-5) -1.6 (-3) +2.3 (+4) +1.1 (+2) -0.9 (-2) -4.2 (-8) -1.6 (-3)

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