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Tamale vs Cayenne Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Cayenne, French Guiana is approximately 5,699 km or 3,541 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Cayenne bearing 81.8° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 88.6° or E .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Cayenne has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Cayenne is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 1.2 °C (2.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4 °C (7.2°F) more in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2654 mm (104.5 in) less which is equivalent to 2654 l/m² (65.14 US gal/ft²) or 26,540,000 l/ha (2,837,302 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • There are 499 more hours of sunlight per year in Tamale. In whichever way circa 1h 22' more per day or about 1 2/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.8° lower in Tamale than in Cayenne.
  • Relative humidity levels are 29.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8°C (14.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +3 (+5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -427 (-17) -411 (-16) -384 (-15) -392 (-15) -478 (-19) -311 (-12) -132 (-5) +54 (+2) +199 (+8) +50 (+2) -108 (-4) -314 (-12) -2654 (-104)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -22 ( -71) -19 ( -67) -17 ( -55) -12 ( -40) -15 ( -48) -14 ( -47) -8 ( -26) +1 (+3) +13 (+43) +7 (+23) -9 ( -30) -20 ( -65)   -115 ( -32)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 58' +4h 25' +3h 38' +3h 18' +3h 34' +1h 24' -1h 09' -3h 01' -3h 20' -0h 09' +1h 38' +2h 19'   +1h 22'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 14' -0h 08' -0h 01' +0h 06' +0h 12' +0h 15' +0h 14' +0h 08' +0h 01' -0h 06' -0h 12' -0h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -4.6 -4.6 -4.5 +4.6 +4.6 +4.6 +4.5 +4.5 -4.4 -4.4 -4.5 -4.5   -0.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -61 -57 -49 -35 -29 -16 -9 -2 +0 -12 -35 -52   -29.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -20.5 (-37) -16.6 (-30) -10.4 (-19) -6.4 (-12) -4.1 (-7) -3.6 (-6) -3 (-5) -2.4 (-4) -1.4 (-3) -3.5 (-6) -8.8 (-16) -15.7 (-28) -8 (-14)

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