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Tamale vs Nkhata Bay Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Nkhata Bay, Malawi is approximately 4,537 km or 2,820 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Nkhata Bay bearing 299.6° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 300.3° or WNW .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Nkhata Bay is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 4.7 °C (8.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.2 °C (0.4°F) less in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 567 mm (22.3 in) less which is equivalent to 567 l/m² (13.92 US gal/ft²) or 5,670,000 l/ha (606,161 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.4° higher in Tamale than in Nkhata Bay.
  • Relative humidity levels are 31% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.9°C (8.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Tamale relative to Nkhata Bay. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Nkhata Bay 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 (+15) +8 (+15) +6 (+12) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +5 (+8) +6 (+10) +5 (+9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +5 (+10) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +5 (+8) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +5 (+8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +6 (+12) +5 (+8) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) +4 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -220 (-9) -189 (-7) -310 (-12) -195 (-8) -22 (-1) +109 (+4) +110 (+4) +193 (+8) +228 (+9) +78 (+3) -104 (-4) -244 (-10) -567 (-22)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 05' -0h 40' -0h 07' +0h 28' +0h 57' +1h 12' +1h 05' +0h 40' +0h 06' -0h 29' -0h 58' -1h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -20.7 -16.7 +2.7 +21 +21 +21 +21 +21 +3.4 -16.6 -20.6 -21   +1.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -65 -63 -54 -38 -27 -15 -9 -3 +0 -11 -33 -54   -31
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -20 (-36) -16.5 (-30) -9.8 (-18) -3.9 (-7) +0.1 (+0) +3.1 (+6) +3.9 (+7) +3.8 (+7) +3.1 (+6) -0.6 (-1) -7 (-13) -14.5 (-26) -4.9 (-9)

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