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Tamale vs Heraklion, Crete Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Heraklion, Crete, Greece is approximately 3,909 km or 2,429 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Heraklion, Crete bearing 228.8° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 218.5° or SW .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Heraklion, Crete has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Heraklion, Crete is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 9.2 °C (16.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.6 °C (15.5°F) less in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 589.4 mm (23.2 in) more which is equivalent to 589.4 l/m² (14.47 US gal/ft²) or 5,894,000 l/ha (630,108 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/6 as much.
  • There are 193 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Tamale. In whichever way circa 0h 30' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19° higher in Tamale than in Heraklion, Crete.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.7°C (4.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+36) +22 (+39) +20 (+36) +15 (+27) +11 (+19) +4 (+7) 1 (+3) 1 (+1) +4 (+6) +9 (+16) +15 (+27) +18 (+32) +11 (+21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+28) +18 (+32) +17 (+31) +13 (+24) +9 (+16) +3 (+5) 0 (0) 0 (-1) +3 (+5) +7 (+13) +12 (+21) +14 (+25) +9 (+17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +9 (+16) +4 (+7) +0 (+1) +0 (+1) +3 (+5) +6 (+10) +9 (+15) +9 (+16) +8 (+14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -88 (-3) -65 (-3) -9 (0) +58 (+2) +97 (+4) +143 (+6) +141 (+6) +197 (+8) +212 (+8) +23 (+1) -45 (-2) -74 (-3) +589 (+23)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -13 ( -42) -8 ( -28) -6 ( -19) +1 (+3) +6 (+19) +11 (+37) +12.5 (+40) +14.5 (+47) +17 (+57) +6 (+19) -9 ( -30) -13 ( -42)   +19 (+5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +5h 07' +3h 49' +1h 44' -0h 30' -2h 19' -4h 36' -7h 00' -7h 27' -4h 30' +1h 38' +3h 38' +4h 19'   -0h 30'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 36' +0h 59' +0h 10' -0h 41' -1h 25' -1h 48' -1h 38' -1h 00' -0h 09' +0h 42' +1h 26' +1h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +25.8 +25.7 +25.8 +20.9 +4.3 -2.1 +3.9 +20.6 +25.7 +25.7 +25.7 +25.9   +19
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -48.6 -45.5 -35.1 -16 -6.6 +6.3 +9.1 +10.8 +7.7 -8.9 -28.4 -40.5   -16.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -4.4 (-8) -0.9 (-2) +4.5 (+8) +7.8 (+14) +6.4 (+12) +4.2 (+8) +2.3 (+4) +2.3 (+4) +4.3 (+8) +4.5 (+8) +2.7 (+5) -1 (-2) +2.7 (+5)

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