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Tamale vs Narsarsuaq Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Narsarsuaq, Greenland is approximately 6,800 km or 4,226 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Narsarsuaq bearing 127.8° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 157.3° or SSE .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Narsarsuaq has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Narsarsuaq is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 27 °C (48.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.5 °C (20.7°F) less in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 475 mm (18.7 in) more which is equivalent to 475 l/m² (11.66 US gal/ft²) or 4,750,000 l/ha (507,807 US gal/ac) more. About 1 7/9 as much.
  • There are 1311 more hours of sunlight per year in Tamale. In whichever way circa 3h 36' more per day or about 2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44.8° higher in Tamale than in Narsarsuaq.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18.3°C (32.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +37 (+67) +39 (+69) +38 (+68) +31 (+55) +24 (+44) +18 (+32) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +20 (+37) +28 (+50) +34 (+62) +37 (+67) +28 (+50)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +34 (+62) +36 (+65) +36 (+65) +30 (+54) +24 (+43) +19 (+33) +16 (+28) +16 (+29) +21 (+37) +27 (+48) +32 (+57) +34 (+60) +27 (+49)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +31 (+56) +33 (+60) +34 (+61) +29 (+52) +22 (+40) +18 (+33) +15 (+27) +16 (+29) +20 (+35) +25 (+44) +29 (+52) +30 (+54) +25 (+45)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -33 (-1) -21 (-1) +10 (+0) +48 (+2) +74 (+3) +94 (+4) +79 (+3) +127 (+5) +164 (+6) +38 (+1) -46 (-2) -59 (-2) +475 (+19)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -8 ( -26) -8 ( -28) -6 ( -19) -1 ( -3) +2 (+6) +3 (+10) +1 (+3) +5 (+16) +7 (+23) +2 (+6) -10 ( -33) -9 ( -29)   -22 ( -6)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +7h 32' +6h 28' +4h 09' +1h 42' +2h 03' +0h 44' -0h 05' -1h 36' +1h 06' +5h 29' +7h 52' +7h 48'   +3h 36'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 23' +3h 08' +0h 33' -2h 08' -4h 40' -6h 12' -5h 29' -3h 09' -0h 28' +2h 12' +4h 44' +6h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +51.5 +51.4 +51.5 +46.7 +30.1 +23.7 +29.7 +46.5 +51.6 +51.5 +51.5 +51.7   +44.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -46 -43 -35 -19 -11 -6 -8 -3 +0 -10 -27 -38   -20.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +13.5 (+24) +16.5 (+30) +21.9 (+39) +22.4 (+40) +19.5 (+35) +16.4 (+30) +13.4 (+24) +14.9 (+27) +19.6 (+35) +22.2 (+40) +21.2 (+38) +17.9 (+32) +18.3 (+33)

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