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Tamale vs Douala Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Douala, Cameroon is approximately 1,318 km or 819 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Douala bearing 297.7° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 296.5° or WNW .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Douala has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Douala is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 1.2 °C (2.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.3 °C (4.1°F) more in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2761.2 mm (108.7 in) less which is equivalent to 2761.2 l/m² (67.77 US gal/ft²) or 27,612,000 l/ha (2,951,906 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • There are 1449 more hours of sunlight per year in Tamale. In whichever way circa 3h 57' more per day or about 2 1/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.9° lower in Tamale than in Douala.
  • Relative humidity levels are 33% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.7°C (15.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 3 (+6) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+3) +2 (+4) +4 (+8) +4 (+7) +3 (+5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +0 (+1) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -32 (-1) -52 (-2) -120 (-5) -142 (-6) -160 (-6) -283 (-11) -553 (-22) -557 (-22) -395 (-16) -318 (-13) -120 (-5) -32 (-1) -2761 (-109)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7 ( -23) -8 ( -28) -12 ( -39) -11 ( -37) -13 ( -42) -12 ( -40) -16 ( -52) -14 ( -45) -8 ( -27) -14 ( -45) -14 ( -47) -7 ( -23)   -136 ( -37)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 34' +3h 28' +3h 44' +2h 40' +3h 44' +4h 08' +4h 13' +3h 13' +3h 06' +4h 52' +5h 22' +4h 25'   +3h 57'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 16' -0h 10' -0h 01' +0h 07' +0h 14' +0h 18' +0h 17' +0h 10' +0h 01' -0h 07' -0h 15' -0h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -5.4 -5.3 -5.2 +5.4 +5.4 +5.4 +5.4 +5.4 -5.2 -5.3 -5.4 -5.4   -0.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -55 -54 -45 -30 -25 -19 -20 -15 -15 -26 -41 -51   -33
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -20.7 (-37) -17.9 (-32) -11.3 (-20) -5.9 (-11) -4.4 (-8) -3.5 (-6) -3.4 (-6) -2.6 (-5) -2.8 (-5) -5.2 (-9) -10 (-18) -16.1 (-29) -8.7 (-16)

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