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Tamale vs Dedza Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Dedza, Malawi is approximately 4,689 km or 2,914 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Dedza bearing 302.2° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 303.8° or NW .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Dedza has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Dedza is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 10.5 °C (18.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.9 °C (1.6°F) less in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 19.8 mm (0.8 in) less which is equivalent to 19.8 l/m² (0.49 US gal/ft²) or 198,000 l/ha (21,168 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.5° higher in Tamale than in Dedza.
  • Relative humidity levels are 24.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.2°C (3.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +12 (+21) +11 (+20) +9 (+15) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +12 (+21) +11 (+20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +13 (+24) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +10 (+19) +8 (+15) +7 (+13) +9 (+15) +8 (+15) +10 (+19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +14 (+24) +13 (+23) +11 (+21) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +4 (+8) +9 (+16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -285 (-11) -222 (-9) -132 (-5) +21 (+1) +101 (+4) +142 (+6) +138 (+5) +197 (+8) +227 (+9) +80 (+3) -60 (-2) -228 (-9) -20 (-1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 13' -0h 46' -0h 08' +0h 31' +1h 05' +1h 22' +1h 14' +0h 46' +0h 07' -0h 33' -1h 06' -1h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -23.2 -15.1 +5.4 +23.7 +23.7 +23.7 +23.7 +23.7 +6.1 -15.3 -23 -23.7   +2.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -65 -65 -52 -35 -18 -4 +0 +9 +14 +0 -26 -53   -24.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -14.1 (-25) -11.3 (-20) -3.7 (-7) +2.8 (+5) +7.9 (+14) +11.4 (+21) +11.8 (+21) +11.9 (+21) +11.3 (+20) +6.8 (+12) +0 (+0) -8.7 (-16) +2.2 (+4)

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