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Tamale vs Petrolina Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Petrolina, Brazil is approximately 4,856 km or 3,018 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Petrolina bearing 65.6° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 65.6° or ENE .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Petrolina has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Petrolina is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 1.6 °C (2.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.8 °C (3.2°F) more in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 480.2 mm (18.9 in) more which is equivalent to 480.2 l/m² (11.79 US gal/ft²) or 4,802,000 l/ha (513,366 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.6° higher in Tamale than in Petrolina.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3°C (5.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +4 (+8) +4 (+8) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) 0 (0) -1 (-1) +0 (+1) +0 (+1) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -68 (-3) -78 (-3) -100 (-4) +6 (+0) +84 (+3) +136 (+5) +129 (+5) +194 (+8) +225 (+9) +71 (+3) -36 (-1) -81 (-3) +480 (+19)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 58' -0h 36' -0h 06' +0h 25' +0h 51' +1h 04' +0h 58' +0h 36' +0h 05' -0h 25' -0h 52' -1h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -18.6 -16.7 +0.6 +18.8 +18.8 +18.8 +18.7 +18.7 +1.1 -16.4 -18.5 -18.7   +0.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -39 -42 -36 -24 -10 +2 +6 +16 +21 +9 -11 -27   -11.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -16.1 (-29) -14.1 (-25) -8.1 (-15) -2.8 (-5) +0.7 (+1) +2.9 (+5) +2.8 (+5) +4.8 (+9) +5.6 (+10) +2 (+4) -3.6 (-6) -10.1 (-18) -3 (-5)

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