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Tamale vs Makurdi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Makurdi, Nigeria is approximately 1,052 km or 654 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Makurdi bearing 280.9° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 279.5° or W .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Both are in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 0.3 °C (0.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.6 °C (1.1°F) more in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 147 mm (5.8 in) less which is equivalent to 147 l/m² (3.61 US gal/ft²) or 1,470,000 l/ha (157,153 US gal/ac) less. About 7/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.4° lower in Tamale than in Makurdi.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (0) 0 (0) +1 (+3) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) 0 (+1) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +0 (+0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) 0 (0) +1 (+2) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +0 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) 0 (0) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +0 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) +10 (+0) +17 (+1) -3 (0) -54 (-2) -37 (-1) -70 (-3) -20 (-1) +13 (+1) -17 (-1) +12 (+0) +2 (+0) -147 (-6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 05' -0h 03' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 04' +0h 05' +0h 05' +0h 03' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 04' -0h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -1.7 -1.7 -1.7 +1.7 +1.7 +1.7 +1.7 +1.7 -1.7 -1.6 -1.7 -1.6   -0.4

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