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Tamale vs Merauke, Papua Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Merauke, Papua, Indonesia is approximately 15,761 km or 9,794 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Merauke, Papua bearing 274.5° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 271.8° or W .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Merauke, Papua is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.9 °C (3.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.5 °C (6.3°F) more in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 366 mm (14.4 in) less which is equivalent to 366 l/m² (8.98 US gal/ft²) or 3,660,000 l/ha (391,278 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.4° higher in Tamale than in Merauke, Papua.
  • Relative humidity levels are 35.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.6°C (15.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -200 (-8) -340 (-13) -154 (-6) -98 (-4) +29 (+1) +93 (+4) +105 (+4) +182 (+7) +223 (+9) +65 (+3) -48 (-2) -223 (-9) -366 (-14)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -17 ( -55) -16 ( -57) -13 ( -42) -6 ( -20) +2 (+6) +2 (+7) +4 (+13) +10 (+32) +15 (+50) +7 (+23) -7 ( -23) -12 ( -39)   -31 ( -9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 55' -0h 34' -0h 06' +0h 23' +0h 48' +1h 01' +0h 55' +0h 34' +0h 05' -0h 24' -0h 49' -1h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -17.6 -16.2 -0.5 +17.8 +17.8 +17.9 +17.9 +17.9 +0.4 -16.1 -17.7 -17.8   +0.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -63 -62 -53 -39 -30 -21 -18 -12 -12 -24 -41 -55   -35.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -21.9 (-39) -17.6 (-32) -12.2 (-22) -6.2 (-11) -4.3 (-8) -2.7 (-5) -2.9 (-5) -2.1 (-4) -1.6 (-3) -4.7 (-8) -10.1 (-18) -16.8 (-30) -8.6 (-15)

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