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Tamale vs Banjul Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Banjul, Gambia is approximately 1,768 km or 1,099 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Banjul bearing 103° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 106.2° or ESE .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Banjul is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.5 °C (2.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.5 °C (2.7°F) more in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 113.5 mm (4.5 in) less which is equivalent to 113.5 l/m² (2.79 US gal/ft²) or 1,135,000 l/ha (121,339 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.3° higher in Tamale than in Banjul.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.2°C (5.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +3 (+5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +1 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +0 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +4 (+0) +10 (+0) +48 (+2) +88 (+3) +107 (+4) +60 (+2) -113 (-4) -260 (-10) -55 (-2) +10 (+0) -13 (-1) +1 (+0) -114 (-4)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +0.5 (+2) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) +7 (+23) +9 (+29) +5 (+17) -4 ( -13) -7 ( -23) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0)   +19.5 (+5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 12' +0h 08' +0h 01' -0h 05' -0h 11' -0h 14' -0h 13' -0h 08' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 11' +0h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +4 +3.9 +3.9 -1 -4 -4 -4 -1.1 +4 +4 +4 +4.1   +1.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -21 -24 -16 -9 -8 -4 -6 -7 -4 -8 -14 -21   -11.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -8.2 (-15) -7 (-13) -1.9 (-3) +1.8 (+3) +0.6 (+1) -1.4 (-3) -3.3 (-6) -3 (-5) -2.3 (-4) -3.5 (-6) -3.9 (-7) -6.3 (-11) -3.2 (-6)

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