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Tamale vs Lanzhou Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Lanzhou, China is approximately 10,691 km or 6,643 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Lanzhou bearing 286.4° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 231.8° or SW .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Lanzhou has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Lanzhou is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 18.6 °C (33.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22.7 °C (40.9°F) less in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 773.9 mm (30.5 in) more which is equivalent to 773.9 l/m² (18.99 US gal/ft²) or 7,739,000 l/ha (827,350 US gal/ac) more. About 3 4/9 as much.
  • There are 581 more hours of sunlight per year in Tamale. In whichever way circa 1h 36' more per day or about 1 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.8° higher in Tamale than in Lanzhou.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.7°C (22.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +34 (+60) +32 (+57) +25 (+45) +16 (+28) +10 (+18) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +8 (+14) +15 (+28) +26 (+47) +33 (+59) +17 (+31)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +34 (+60) +32 (+58) +26 (+47) +18 (+33) +12 (+22) +7 (+12) +4 (+7) +5 (+8) +10 (+19) +17 (+31) +27 (+48) +32 (+58) +19 (+34)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +31 (+56) +30 (+54) +25 (+46) +20 (+35) +14 (+24) +9 (+17) +6 (+10) +7 (+12) +11 (+20) +17 (+31) +25 (+44) +29 (+53) +19 (+34)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +3 (+0) +10 (+0) +39 (+2) +69 (+3) +74 (+3) +109 (+4) +85 (+3) +122 (+5) +185 (+7) +68 (+3) +10 (+0) +2 (+0) +774 (+30)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -4) 0 ( 0) +2 (+7) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +7 (+23) +6 (+19) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0)   +27 (+7)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 25' +3h 21' +3h 19' +1h 58' +1h 29' +0h 06' -1h 40' -2h 50' +0h 04' +3h 01' +3h 54' +3h 05'   +1h 36'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 40' +1h 02' +0h 11' -0h 42' -1h 28' -1h 52' -1h 41' -1h 02' -0h 09' +0h 44' +1h 29' +1h 52'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +26.7 +26.6 +26.6 +21.8 +5.1 -1.3 +4.6 +21.3 +26.4 +26.4 +26.5 +26.7   +19.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -42 -33 -16 +1 +7 +11 +6 +5 +0 -10 -24 -37   -11
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +13.5 (+24) +14.5 (+26) +16.7 (+30) +16.9 (+30) +13.4 (+24) +9.5 (+17) +5.2 (+9) +5.5 (+10) +9.9 (+18) +13.9 (+25) +17.1 (+31) +16.8 (+30) +12.7 (+23)

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