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Tamale vs Kandahar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Kandahar, Afghanistan is approximately 7,262 km or 4,513 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Kandahar bearing 266° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 239.6° or WSW .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Kandahar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Kandahar is in or near the warm temperate desert scrub biome.
  • The mean temperature is 9.4 °C (17°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.3 °C (38.3°F) less in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 899.4 mm (35.4 in) more which is equivalent to 899.4 l/m² (22.07 US gal/ft²) or 8,994,000 l/ha (961,518 US gal/ac) more. About 5 5/7 as much.
  • There are 741 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Tamale. In whichever way circa 2h 00' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.2° higher in Tamale than in Kandahar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.2°C (20.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +23 (+41) +22 (+40) +15 (+28) +7 (+12) +0 (0) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -9 (-17) +-4 (-7) +5 (+8) +14 (+25) +20 (+35) +6 (+11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+40) +22 (+40) +17 (+31) +10 (+18) +4 (+6) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) +3 (+5) +10 (+17) +18 (+32) +20 (+36) +9 (+17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+36) +21 (+37) +18 (+32) +13 (+23) +8 (+15) +4 (+6) -1 (-1) +2 (+4) +9 (+15) +14 (+24) +19 (+34) +19 (+34) +12 (+22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -50 (-2) -30 (-1) +7 (+0) +69 (+3) +110 (+4) +146 (+6) +140 (+6) +197 (+8) +231 (+9) +90 (+4) +7 (+0) -17 (-1) +899 (+35)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) -9 ( -32) 0 ( 0) -4 ( -13) +10 (+32) +12 (+40) +13 (+42) +15 (+48) +19 (+63) +11 (+35) +2 (+7) 0 ( 0)   +68 (+18)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 50' +1h 46' +0h 15' -0h 46' -3h 42' -5h 10' -6h 05' -7h 27' -5h 06' -1h 30' +0h 28' +1h 23'   -2h 00'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 19' +0h 49' +0h 09' -0h 34' -1h 10' -1h 28' -1h 20' -0h 49' -0h 07' +0h 35' +1h 11' +1h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (░) +22 +22 +22 +17.1 +0.5 -5.9 +0 +16.7 +21.8 +21.8 +21.9 +22.1   +15.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -39 -38 -19 +5 +24 +40 +41 +44 +45 +28 -1 -25   +8.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ░C & (░F) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +8.2 (+15) +10.6 (+19) +12.2 (+22) +12.8 (+23) +9.8 (+18) +12.1 (+22) +18.1 (+33) +18.4 (+33) +15 (+27) +8.6 (+15) +11.2 (+20)

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