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Tamale vs Mombasa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Mombasa, Kenya is approximately 4,729 km or 2,938 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Mombasa bearing 288.6° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 286.6° or WNW .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Mombasa has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • The annual average temperature is 1.6 °C (2.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.2 °C (2.2°F) more in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 17.3 mm (0.7 in) more which is equivalent to 17.3 l/m² (0.42 US gal/ft²) or 173,000 l/ha (18,495 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 267 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Tamale. In whichever way circa 0h 43' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.6° lower in Tamale than in Mombasa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 30.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.8°C (14°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 2 (+3) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +0 (+0) +0 (+1) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +0 (+0) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -2 (-4) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -30 (-1) -2 (0) -8 (0) -66 (-3) -124 (-5) +58 (+2) +70 (+3) +130 (+5) +164 (+6) -11 (0) -91 (-4) -73 (-3) +17 (+1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -4) -1 ( -3) -6 ( -20) -7 ( -23) +2 (+7) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +10 (+33) +4 (+13) -5 ( -17) -5 ( -16)   -4 ( -1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 01' -0h 44' -1h 01' +0h 14' +1h 23' -0h 26' -1h 27' -3h 30' -3h 02' -0h 11' +0h 20' -0h 17'   -0h 43'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 41' -0h 25' -0h 04' +0h 17' +0h 36' +0h 46' +0h 41' +0h 25' +0h 04' -0h 18' -0h 37' -0h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -13.3 -12.9 -4.7 +13.4 +13.4 +13.4 +13.4 +13.4 -4 -12.8 -13.3 -13.4   -0.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -54 -52 -44 -32 -30 -17 -13 -10 -8 -20 -40 -50   -30.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -20.5 (-37) -17.5 (-32) -11.5 (-21) -6.3 (-11) -4.5 (-8) -1.7 (-3) -0.9 (-2) -0.7 (-1) -0.5 (-1) -3.6 (-6) -9.7 (-17) -16.1 (-29) -7.8 (-14)

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