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Tamale vs Khartoum Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Khartoum, Sudan is approximately 3,690 km or 2,293 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Khartoum bearing 263.3° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 255.9° or WSW .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Khartoum has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Khartoum is in or near the tropical desert scrub biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 2 °C (3.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.8 °C (10.4°F) less in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 927.8 mm (36.5 in) more which is equivalent to 927.8 l/m² (22.77 US gal/ft²) or 9,278,000 l/ha (991,880 US gal/ac) more. About 6 5/7 as much.
  • There are 941 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Tamale. In whichever way circa 2h 34' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.2° higher in Tamale than in Khartoum.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.1°C (9.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +0 (0) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) +-1 (-2) +2 (+4) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) -2 (-3) -6 (-10) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -5 (-10) +0 (+1) +3 (+5) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +2 (+4) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +4 (+0) +12 (+0) +48 (+2) +88 (+3) +108 (+4) +141 (+6) +96 (+4) +123 (+5) +206 (+8) +87 (+3) +13 (+1) +3 (+0) +928 (+37)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) +1 (+4) +4 (+13) +6.5 (+22) +9 (+29) +11 (+37) +8 (+26) +8 (+26) +16 (+53) +11 (+35) +1.5 (+5) +1 (+3)   +78 (+21)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 01' -2h 39' -2h 19' -3h 04' -2h 00' -2h 44' -2h 50' -4h 07' -3h 56' -1h 52' -1h 22' -2h 00'   -2h 34'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 19' +0h 12' +0h 02' -0h 08' -0h 17' -0h 22' -0h 20' -0h 12' -0h 01' +0h 08' +0h 17' +0h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +6.2 +6.1 +6.1 +1.2 -6.1 -6.2 -6 +0.9 +6 +6.1 +6.1 +6.2   +2.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -8 -1 +14 +30 +35 +35 +23 +20 +29 +29 +12 -3   +17.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -1.4 (-3) +3.5 (+6) +10.6 (+19) +14.1 (+25) +11.3 (+20) +6.2 (+11) +1.3 (+2) -0.1 (0) +2.7 (+5) +6.2 (+11) +5.8 (+10) +1.1 (+2) +5.1 (+9)

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