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Tamale vs Dhahran Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Dhahran, Saudi Arabia is approximately 5,677 km or 3,528 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Dhahran bearing 260.5° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 243.7° or WSW .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Dhahran has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The average temperature is 2 °C (3.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.2 °C (25.6°F) less in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1011 mm (39.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1011 l/m² (24.81 US gal/ft²) or 10,110,000 l/ha (1,080,826 US gal/ac) more. About 13 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10° higher in Tamale than in Dhahran.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.3°C (2.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +2 (+4) +-2 (-4) -9 (-16) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -8 (-14) +2 (+4) +7 (+13) +-4 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +13 (+24) +10 (+19) +5 (+9) -2 (-3) -6 (-12) -9 (-17) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -1 (-2) +6 (+11) +11 (+19) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +10 (+18) +4 (+7) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) 0 (0) +4 (+7) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +6 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -10 (0) -3 (0) +28 (+1) +76 (+3) +111 (+4) +146 (+6) +142 (+6) +198 (+8) +231 (+9) +91 (+4) +9 (+0) -8 (0) +1011 (+40)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 57' +0h 36' +0h 06' -0h 24' -0h 51' -1h 04' -0h 58' -0h 36' -0h 05' +0h 25' +0h 51' +1h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +16.8 +16.7 +16.8 +11.9 -4.7 -11.1 -5.1 +11.5 +16.6 +16.7 +16.7 +16.9   +10
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -54 -47 -29 -9 +11 +29 +30 +25 +16 -3 -25 -39   -7.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -8.9 (-16) -5.5 (-10) -0.7 (-1) +1.8 (+3) +2.2 (+4) +4 (+7) +1.3 (+2) -1 (-2) -1.2 (-2) -1.6 (-3) -2 (-4) -3.7 (-7) -1.3 (-2)

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