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Tamale vs Port Sudan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Port Sudan, Sudan is approximately 4,244 km or 2,637 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Port Sudan bearing 260.1° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 250.2° or WSW .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Port Sudan has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Port Sudan is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.5 °C (0.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6 °C (10.8°F) less in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1013.9 mm (39.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1013.9 l/m² (24.88 US gal/ft²) or 10,139,000 l/ha (1,083,926 US gal/ac) more. About 14 1/3 as much.
  • There are 594 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Tamale. In whichever way circa 1h 37' less per day or about 5/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.4° higher in Tamale than in Port Sudan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.2°C (11.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) -1 (-2) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -8 (-14) -2 (-4) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) 0 (0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +4 (+6) 0 (-1) -5 (-9) -8 (-15) -9 (-16) -6 (-11) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) 0 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -3 (0) +11 (+0) +47 (+2) +86 (+3) +111 (+4) +146 (+6) +138 (+5) +197 (+8) +231 (+9) +78 (+3) -21 (-1) -7 (0) +1014 (+40)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) +7 (+23) +9 (+29) +12 (+40) +12 (+39) +14 (+45) +19 (+63) +11 (+35) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10)   +80 (+22)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 34' +0h 31' -0h 27' -2h 34' -2h 48' -3h 08' -4h 09' -5h 13' -4h 38' -1h 29' +1h 08' +1h 48'   -1h 37'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 33' +0h 20' +0h 03' -0h 14' -0h 29' -0h 37' -0h 33' -0h 20' -0h 03' +0h 14' +0h 30' +0h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +10.1 +10.1 +10.1 +5.2 -9.8 -10.1 -9.4 +4.8 +10 +10 +10.1 +10.2   +4.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -50 -49 -38 -19 -4 +13 +17 +19 +9 -15 -33 -44   -16.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -15.5 (-28) -11.9 (-21) -6.4 (-12) -2.3 (-4) -1.4 (-3) -1.1 (-2) -2.7 (-5) -3.2 (-6) -3.5 (-6) -5.9 (-11) -8.6 (-15) -12.2 (-22) -6.2 (-11)

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