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Tamale vs Parakou Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Parakou, Benin is approximately 384 km or 239 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Parakou bearing 271.4° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 270.8° or W .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Both are in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 1.2 °C (2.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.6 °C (1.1°F) more in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 59 mm (2.3 in) less which is equivalent to 59 l/m² (1.45 US gal/ft²) or 590,000 l/ha (63,075 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0° higher in Tamale than in Parakou.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +1 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+3) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +1 (+3) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) +3 (+0) +9 (+0) +3 (+0) -19 (-1) -26 (-1) -48 (-2) -11 (0) +25 (+1) +1 (+0) +8 (+0) -4 (0) -59 (-2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 +0.1 +0.1 +0.1 +0.1 +0.1 -0.1 +0 -0.1 +0   +0

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