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Tamale vs Pituffik/ Thule Air Base Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland is approximately 8,426 km or 5,236 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 109.5° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 167.1° or SSE .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 39.1 °C (70.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23.7 °C (42.7°F) less in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 966 mm (38 in) more which is equivalent to 966 l/m² (23.71 US gal/ft²) or 9,660,000 l/ha (1,032,718 US gal/ac) more. About 8 4/5 as much.
  • There are 1053 more hours of sunlight per year in Tamale. In whichever way circa 2h 54' more per day or about 1 5/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 60.1° higher in Tamale than in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base.
  • Relative humidity levels are 19.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 30°C (54°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Tamale relative to Pituffik/ Thule Air Base. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Pituffik/ Thule Air Base vs Tamale.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +54 (+97) +58 (+104) +57 (+103) +48 (+86) +37 (+66) +27 (+48) +23 (+41) +23 (+41) +29 (+53) +39 (+70) +48 (+86) +53 (+95) +41 (+74)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +51 (+91) +55 (+98) +55 (+99) +47 (+85) +35 (+62) +26 (+46) +21 (+39) +22 (+39) +28 (+50) +37 (+66) +45 (+81) +49 (+88) +39 (+70)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +47 (+85) +51 (+93) +53 (+95) +46 (+83) +33 (+59) +24 (+43) +20 (+36) +20 (+37) +26 (+47) +35 (+63) +42 (+76) +45 (+81) +37 (+66)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -2 (0) +6 (+0) +44 (+2) +82 (+3) +105 (+4) +139 (+5) +126 (+5) +174 (+7) +213 (+8) +80 (+3) +4 (+0) -5 (0) +966 (+38)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) -4 ( -14) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) +5 (+16) +8 (+27) +7 (+23) +9 (+29) +13 (+43) +5 (+16) -5 ( -17) -5 ( -16)   +34 (+9)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +8h 34' +8h 14' +3h 56' -2h 10' -2h 03' -2h 26' -3h 07' -2h 42' +1h 08' +7h 32' +9h 26' +8h 30'   +2h 54'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +11h 30' +9h 31' +1h 24' -6h 14' -11h 34' -11h 27' -11h 30' -9h 25' -1h 12' +6h 31' +11h 33' +11h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +66.9 +66.5 +66.8 +62 +45.4 +39.1 +45 +61.8 +66.9 +66.6 +66.9 +67.1   +60.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -45 -42 -32 -16 -9 -6 -5 -3 +0 -12 -27 -40   -19.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +29.5 (+53) +34.4 (+62) +40.6 (+73) +39.1 (+70) +29.7 (+53) +22.6 (+41) +19.4 (+35) +20.1 (+36) +26 (+47) +31.7 (+57) +34.2 (+62) +32.5 (+59) +30 (+54)

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