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Tamale vs Kumasi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Kumasi, Ghana is approximately 310 km or 193 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Kumasi bearing 14.7° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 14.8° or NNE .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Both are in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 2.3 °C (4.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) more in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 394 mm (15.5 in) less which is equivalent to 394 l/m² (9.67 US gal/ft²) or 3,940,000 l/ha (421,212 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • There are 823 more hours of sunlight per year in Tamale. In whichever way circa 2h 15' more per day or about 1 3/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.5° lower in Tamale than in Kumasi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 36.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.3°C (14.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +3 (+6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) 0 (0) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -16 (-1) -45 (-2) -91 (-4) -58 (-2) -72 (-3) -88 (-3) +17 (+1) +124 (+5) +58 (+2) -109 (-4) -85 (-3) -29 (-1) -394 (-16)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -14) -7 ( -23) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -17) 0 ( 0) +2 (+6) +1 (+3) -7 ( -23) -9 ( -30) -3 ( -10)   -40 ( -11)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 46' +1h 58' +1h 21' +0h 50' +1h 42' +2h 40' +2h 21' +2h 11' +1h 58' +3h 36' +3h 08' +2h 25'   +2h 15'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 08' -0h 05' -0h 00' +0h 03' +0h 07' +0h 09' +0h 08' +0h 05' +0h 00' -0h 03' -0h 07' -0h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -2.7 -2.7 -2.7 +2.7 +2.7 +2.7 +2.7 +2.7 -2.7 -2.6 -2.7 -2.7   -0.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -59 -54 -48 -35 -30 -24 -21 -18 -18 -30 -45 -55   -36.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -19.6 (-35) -16.4 (-30) -11.1 (-20) -6.4 (-12) -4.8 (-9) -3.3 (-6) -3 (-5) -2.3 (-4) -2.3 (-4) -5.4 (-10) -9.9 (-18) -14.8 (-27) -8.3 (-15)

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