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Tamale vs Sodankyla, Lapland Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Sodankyla, Lapland, Finland is approximately 6,762 km or 4,202 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Sodankyla, Lapland bearing 211.5° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 191.8° or SSW .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Sodankyla, Lapland has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Sodankyla, Lapland is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 28.9 °C (52.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23.7 °C (42.7°F) less in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 589 mm (23.2 in) more which is equivalent to 589 l/m² (14.46 US gal/ft²) or 5,890,000 l/ha (629,680 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/6 as much.
  • There are 1162.5 more hours of sunlight per year in Tamale. In whichever way circa 3h 12' more per day or about 1 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 50.9° higher in Tamale than in Sodankyla, Lapland.
  • Relative humidity levels are 33.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18.2°C (32.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +44 (+79) +46 (+83) +40 (+72) +32 (+58) +25 (+45) +15 (+27) +10 (+18) +12 (+22) +20 (+36) +30 (+54) +38 (+68) +41 (+74) +29 (+53)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +43 (+77) +44 (+78) +40 (+71) +32 (+58) +24 (+43) +15 (+28) +12 (+21) +14 (+26) +20 (+36) +27 (+49) +36 (+65) +41 (+73) +29 (+52)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +39 (+70) +42 (+76) +41 (+74) +33 (+59) +24 (+43) +17 (+31) +13 (+23) +15 (+27) +20 (+36) +26 (+47) +32 (+58) +35 (+63) +28 (+51)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -27 (-1) -14 (-1) +23 (+1) +64 (+3) +77 (+3) +90 (+4) +77 (+3) +135 (+5) +176 (+7) +41 (+2) -25 (-1) -28 (-1) +589 (+23)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -18 ( -58) -16 ( -57) -10 ( -32) -8 ( -27) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -3) +2 (+7) -5 ( -16) -17 ( -57) -18 ( -58)   -100 ( -28)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +8h 19' +6h 43' +3h 48' +1h 08' +0h 52' -2h 18' -3h 46' -1h 54' +2h 04' +6h 17' +8h 40' +8h 30'   +3h 12'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +8h 47' +4h 25' +0h 45' -2h 56' -7h 00' -11h 12' -9h 03' -4h 26' -0h 39' +3h 03' +7h 08' +11h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +57.6 +57.6 +57.8 +52.9 +36.3 +29.9 +35.8 +52.6 +57.7 +57.6 +57.5 +57.6   +50.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -68 -68 -48 -26 -15 -4 -6 -11 -16 -32 -51 -62   -33.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +18.4 (+33) +20.2 (+36) +23.1 (+42) +23.1 (+42) +19 (+34) +13.7 (+25) +10.1 (+18) +11.5 (+21) +16.3 (+29) +19.4 (+35) +21.8 (+39) +21.3 (+38) +18.2 (+33)

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