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Tamale vs Lodwar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Lodwar, Kenya is approximately 4,094 km or 2,544 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Lodwar bearing 281.6° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 277.4° or W .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Lodwar has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Lodwar is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.4 °C (2.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.8 °C (6.8°F) more in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 879.3 mm (34.6 in) more which is equivalent to 879.3 l/m² (21.58 US gal/ft²) or 8,793,000 l/ha (940,030 US gal/ac) more. About 5 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.9° lower in Tamale than in Lodwar.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) -1 (-1) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) 1 (+1) 0 (+0) -2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -5 (0) +3 (+0) +29 (+1) +30 (+1) +91 (+4) +138 (+5) +122 (+5) +189 (+7) +226 (+9) +82 (+3) -14 (-1) -11 (0) +879 (+35)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 19' -0h 12' -0h 02' +0h 08' +0h 17' +0h 21' +0h 19' +0h 12' +0h 01' -0h 08' -0h 17' -0h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -6.2 -6.2 -5.9 +6.3 +6.3 +6.3 +6.3 +6.3 -6 -6.1 -6.3 -6.3   -0.9

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