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Tamale vs Lusaka Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Lusaka, Zambia is approximately 4,252 km or 2,642 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Lusaka bearing 308.6° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 310.2° or NW .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Lusaka has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Lusaka is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 8 °C (14.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.7 °C (6.7°F) less in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 11.9 mm (0.5 in) more which is equivalent to 11.9 l/m² (0.29 US gal/ft²) or 119,000 l/ha (12,722 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 113 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Tamale. In whichever way circa 0h 17' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3° higher in Tamale than in Lusaka.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.5°C (4.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +8 (+15) +9 (+17) +10 (+18) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +7 (+13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+12) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +12 (+21) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +9 (+15) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +8 (+14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +9 (+17) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +13 (+23) +11 (+19) +8 (+14) +3 (+5) +4 (+8) +3 (+5) +8 (+14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -260 (-10) -224 (-9) -83 (-3) +40 (+2) +108 (+4) +146 (+6) +142 (+6) +198 (+8) +230 (+9) +76 (+3) -88 (-3) -272 (-11) +12 (+0)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -16 ( -52) -15 ( -53) -6 ( -19) +5 (+17) +10 (+32) +12 (+40) +13 (+42) +15 (+48) +19 (+63) +10 (+32) -6 ( -20) -15 ( -48)   +26 (+7)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 34' +3h 19' +1h 32' -0h 58' -1h 05' -1h 50' -3h 38' -5h 13' -4h 08' -0h 34' +2h 38' +2h 54'   -0h 17'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 17' -0h 48' -0h 08' +0h 33' +1h 08' +1h 26' +1h 18' +0h 48' +0h 07' -0h 34' -1h 09' -1h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -24.2 -14.3 +6.5 +24.8 +24.8 +24.8 +24.8 +24.8 +7.2 -14.5 -24 -24.8   +3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -63 -65 -48 -25 -9 +4 +32 +23 +28 +17 -20 -51   -14.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -16.1 (-29) -13.3 (-24) -5.1 (-9) +2.4 (+4) +8.7 (+16) +10.6 (+19) +19.8 (+36) +14.1 (+25) +12.3 (+22) +8 (+14) -0.7 (-1) -10.4 (-19) +2.5 (+5)

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