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Tamale vs Bilma Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Bilma, Niger is approximately 1,809 km or 1,124 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Bilma bearing 237.2° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 233.8° or SW .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Bilma has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Bilma is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 1.1 °C (2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.8 °C (19.4°F) less in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1077.7 mm (42.4 in) more which is equivalent to 1077.7 l/m² (26.45 US gal/ft²) or 10,777,000 l/ha (1,152,133 US gal/ac) more. About 88 5/8 as much.
  • There are 976 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Tamale. In whichever way circa 2h 39' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.8° higher in Tamale than in Bilma.
  • Relative humidity levels are 31.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.9°C (28.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+17) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) +-4 (-6) -8 (-14) -11 (-21) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -5 (-8) +4 (+7) +8 (+15) +-2 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +10 (+18) +7 (+12) +1 (+1) -3 (-6) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -5 (-10) -1 (-1) +7 (+12) +9 (+17) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+21) +12 (+22) +10 (+17) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -4 (-6) -1 (-1) +3 (+6) +9 (+17) +11 (+19) +5 (+8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +4 (+0) +12 (+0) +48 (+2) +88 (+3) +112 (+4) +144 (+6) +140 (+6) +191 (+8) +230 (+9) +92 (+4) +14 (+1) +3 (+0) +1078 (+42)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +0.5 (+2) +1 (+4) +3.5 (+11) +6.5 (+22) +9.5 (+31) +11.5 (+38) +12 (+39) +13 (+42) +18 (+60) +11.5 (+37) +1.5 (+5) +0.5 (+2)   +89 (+24)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 58' -1h 29' -1h 40' -2h 02' -2h 30' -3h 28' -5h 21' -5h 54' -4h 50' -1h 52' -0h 50' -1h 01'   -2h 39'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 30' +0h 18' +0h 03' -0h 13' -0h 26' -0h 33' -0h 30' -0h 18' -0h 03' +0h 13' +0h 27' +0h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +9.2 +9.2 +9.2 +4.3 -9.1 -9.2 -8.8 +4 +9.1 +9.2 +9.2 +9.3   +3.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +2 +7 +19 +36 +43 +50 +48 +45 +53 +43 +24 +8   +31.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +9.1 (+16) +12.7 (+23) +18 (+32) +22 (+40) +20.5 (+37) +18.2 (+33) +13.4 (+24) +9.6 (+17) +17.4 (+31) +19.8 (+36) +18.4 (+33) +12.1 (+22) +15.9 (+29)

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