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Tamale vs Pretoria Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Pretoria, South Africa is approximately 5,017 km or 3,118 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Pretoria bearing 317.4° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 321.9° or NW .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Pretoria has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Pretoria is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 10.6 °C (19.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5 °C (9°F) less in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 573 mm (22.6 in) more which is equivalent to 573 l/m² (14.06 US gal/ft²) or 5,730,000 l/ha (612,575 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/9 as much.
  • There are 531 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Tamale. In whichever way circa 1h 26' less per day or about 5/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.3° higher in Tamale than in Pretoria.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.9°C (8.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Tamale relative to Pretoria. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Pretoria 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) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +9 (+16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +9 (+15) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +16 (+29) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +12 (+21) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +11 (+19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +11 (+20) +15 (+27) +19 (+34) +20 (+36) +19 (+34) +16 (+29) +13 (+23) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +12 (+22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -131 (-5) -64 (-3) -31 (-1) +34 (+1) +99 (+4) +139 (+5) +139 (+5) +193 (+8) +211 (+8) +85 (+3) +4 (+0) -105 (-4) +573 (+23)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -11 ( -35) -9 ( -32) -6 ( -19) +2 (+7) +7 (+23) +11 (+37) +12 (+39) +14 (+45) +16 (+53) +5 (+16) -9 ( -30) -11 ( -35)   +21 (+6)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 17' +0h 23' +0h 21' -1h 04' -1h 19' -2h 08' -3h 50' -5h 25' -3h 56' -0h 29' +0h 26' -0h 34'   -1h 26'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 53' -1h 11' -0h 13' +0h 49' +1h 41' +2h 07' +1h 55' +1h 11' +0h 11' -0h 50' -1h 42' -2h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -23 -4.6 +16.8 +35.1 +35.1 +35.2 +35.1 +35.1 +17.4 -5.1 -22.9 -30.4   +10.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -48 -47 -38 -20 -8 +5 +12 +20 +22 +4 -21 -37   -13
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -13.3 (-24) -10 (-18) -2.2 (-4) +6.5 (+12) +12.9 (+23) +16.3 (+29) +17.1 (+31) +15.9 (+29) +14.3 (+26) +7.7 (+14) +0.7 (+1) -7.5 (-14) +4.9 (+9)

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