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Tamale vs Podor Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Podor, Senegal is approximately 1,720 km or 1,069 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Podor bearing 116.1° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 119.3° or ESE .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Podor has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Podor is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.1 °C (1.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.3 °C (7.7°F) less in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 877.2 mm (34.5 in) more which is equivalent to 877.2 l/m² (21.53 US gal/ft²) or 8,772,000 l/ha (937,785 US gal/ac) more. About 5 1/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.7° higher in Tamale than in Podor.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +0 (+1) +-4 (-7) -7 (-13) -10 (-17) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) +0 (0) +4 (+6) +-3 (-6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +6 (+12) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) -1 (-1) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -1 (-3) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +8 (+15) +6 (+10) +2 (+4) +0 (+1) +0 (+1) 0 (0) +3 (+6) +6 (+10) +8 (+15) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +3 (+0) +11 (+0) +47 (+2) +88 (+3) +112 (+4) +145 (+6) +101 (+4) +121 (+5) +158 (+6) +76 (+3) +14 (+1) +2 (+0) +877 (+35)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 23' +0h 14' +0h 02' -0h 10' -0h 20' -0h 26' -0h 23' -0h 14' -0h 02' +0h 10' +0h 21' +0h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +7.2 +7.1 +7.1 +2.2 -7.1 -7.2 -7 +2 +7.1 +7.2 +7.2 +7.3   +2.7

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