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Tamale vs Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia is approximately 11,061 km or 6,874 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 277.7° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 280.8° or W .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The annual average temperature is 1.1 °C (2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.5 °C (6.3°F) more in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 898 mm (35.4 in) less which is equivalent to 898 l/m² (22.04 US gal/ft²) or 8,980,000 l/ha (960,022 US gal/ac) less. About 5/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.5° higher in Tamale than in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 30.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.4°C (15°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Tamale relative to Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands vs Tamale.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 5 (+9) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) 2 (+4) 1 (+2) 2 (+4) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +4 (+8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -1 (-1) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -5 (-9) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -133 (-5) -184 (-7) -168 (-7) -176 (-7) -89 (-4) -83 (-3) -79 (-3) +76 (+3) +137 (+5) +8 (+0) -93 (-4) -114 (-4) -898 (-35)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6 ( -19) -9 ( -32) -8 ( -26) -4 ( -13) 0 ( 0) +2 (+7) +4 (+13) +7 (+23) +15 (+50) +8 (+26) -5 ( -17) -5 ( -16)   -1 ( 0)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 06' -0h 41' -0h 07' +0h 28' +0h 59' +1h 14' +1h 07' +0h 41' +0h 06' -0h 29' -0h 59' -1h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.1 -16.5 +3.1 +21.4 +21.5 +21.5 +21.5 +21.5 +3.9 -16.5 -21.1 -21.4   +1.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -55 -56 -47 -34 -27 -18 -14 -9 -6 -19 -36 -49   -30.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -20.7 (-37) -18.3 (-33) -11.9 (-21) -6.6 (-12) -4.7 (-8) -3.1 (-6) -3.1 (-6) -2.5 (-5) -1.3 (-2) -4.1 (-7) -8.5 (-15) -15.5 (-28) -8.4 (-15)

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