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Tamale vs Colombo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Colombo, Sri Lanka is approximately 8,873 km or 5,514 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Colombo bearing 278.4° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 264.6° or W .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Colombo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean annual temperature is 0.5 °C (1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.8 °C (6.8°F) more in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1314 mm (51.7 in) less which is equivalent to 1314 l/m² (32.25 US gal/ft²) or 13,140,000 l/ha (1,404,753 US gal/ac) less. About 4/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.5° lower in Tamale than in Colombo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 33% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.3°C (16.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +6 (+10) +5 (+10) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) 1 (+1) 0 (0) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 2 (+4) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +3 (+5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -58 (-2) -57 (-2) -82 (-3) -165 (-6) -270 (-11) -40 (-2) +17 (+1) +84 (+3) -5 (0) -277 (-11) -296 (-12) -165 (-6) -1314 (-52)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7 ( -23) -6 ( -21) -7 ( -23) -11 ( -37) -13 ( -42) -10 ( -33) -2 ( -6) 0 ( 0) +2 (+7) -9 ( -29) -17 ( -57) -11 ( -35)   -91 ( -25)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 07' -0h 04' -0h 00' +0h 03' +0h 06' +0h 08' +0h 07' +0h 04' +0h 00' -0h 03' -0h 07' -0h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -2.5 -2.4 -2.4 +2.5 +2.5 +2.5 +2.6 +2.6 -2.6 -2.5 -2.6 -2.5   -0.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -56 -55 -47 -35 -28 -19 -15 -11 -11 -26 -43 -51   -33.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -20 (-36) -17 (-31) -11.6 (-21) -7.5 (-14) -6.1 (-11) -5.1 (-9) -4.8 (-9) -4.4 (-8) -3.8 (-7) -6.1 (-11) -10.2 (-18) -15.5 (-28) -9.3 (-17)

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