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Tamale vs Madang Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Madang, Papua New Guinea is approximately 16,313 km or 10,137 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Madang bearing 279.2° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 265.1° or W .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Madang has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Madang is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 1.3 °C (2.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) more in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2350 mm (92.5 in) less which is equivalent to 2350 l/m² (57.67 US gal/ft²) or 23,500,000 l/ha (2,512,306 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 555 more hours of sunlight per year in Tamale. In whichever way circa 1h 31' more per day or about 1 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.4° lower in Tamale than in Madang.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -1 (-1) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -386 (-15) -298 (-12) -315 (-12) -351 (-14) -207 (-8) -56 (-2) +9 (+0) +110 (+4) +105 (+4) -197 (-8) -380 (-15) -384 (-15) -2350 (-93)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -14 ( -45) -13 ( -46) -13 ( -42) -9 ( -30) -5 ( -16) +2 (+7) +3 (+10) +7 (+23) +10 (+33) +2 (+6) -10 ( -33) -15 ( -48)   -55 ( -15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 23' +3h 13' +3h 07' +3h 46' +1h 21' +0h 18' -1h 00' -2h 25' -1h 32' +1h 54' +3h 12' +3h 03'   +1h 31'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 45' -0h 28' -0h 05' +0h 19' +0h 40' +0h 50' +0h 45' +0h 28' +0h 04' -0h 20' -0h 40' -0h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -14.4 -13.8 -3.6 +14.5 +14.6 +14.6 +14.7 +14.7 -2.8 -13.9 -14.6 -14.6   -0.4

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