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Tamale vs Massawa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Massawa, Eritrea is approximately 4,425 km or 2,750 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Massawa bearing 266° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 256.9° or WSW .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Massawa has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Massawa is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 1 °C (1.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) less in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 906.7 mm (35.7 in) more which is equivalent to 906.7 l/m² (22.25 US gal/ft²) or 9,067,000 l/ha (969,322 US gal/ac) more. About 6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.2° higher in Tamale than in Massawa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 19.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.6°C (13.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) -3 (-5) -9 (-17) -11 (-19) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) -4 (-6) +2 (+3) +5 (+8) -2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -8 (-15) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) +1 (+3) +2 (+4) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +3 (+6) +1 (+1) -3 (-5) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -4 (-6) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) 0 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -31 (-1) -10 (0) +38 (+1) +84 (+3) +104 (+4) +146 (+6) +134 (+5) +190 (+7) +228 (+9) +70 (+3) -10 (0) -37 (-1) +907 (+36)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -11) +1 (+3) +6 (+20) +9 (+29) +12 (+40) +12 (+39) +14 (+45) +19 (+63) +10 (+32) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -10)   +72 (+20)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 19' +0h 12' +0h 02' -0h 08' -0h 17' -0h 22' -0h 20' -0h 12' -0h 01' +0h 08' +0h 17' +0h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +6.2 +6.1 +6.1 +1.2 -6.1 -6.2 -6 +0.9 +6 +6.1 +6.1 +6.2   +2.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -57.3 -54.3 -42.3 -24.5 -11 +9.2 +13 +13.4 +8.2 -9.6 -30.1 -47.5   -19.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -18.1 (-33) -14.3 (-26) -8.9 (-16) -4.9 (-9) -3.9 (-7) -3 (-5) -4.1 (-7) -4.4 (-8) -3.7 (-7) -4.8 (-9) -7.7 (-14) -13.4 (-24) -7.6 (-14)

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