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Tamale vs Rapid City, South Dakota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Rapid City, South Dakota, Usa is approximately 10,248 km or 6,368 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Rapid City, South Dakota bearing 74.7° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 135.4° or SE .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Rapid City, South Dakota has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Rapid City, South Dakota is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The average temperature is 19.9 °C (35.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22.2 °C (40°F) less in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 629.1 mm (24.8 in) more which is equivalent to 629.1 l/m² (15.44 US gal/ft²) or 6,291,000 l/ha (672,550 US gal/ac) more. About 2 3/8 as much.
  • There are 9 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Tamale. In whichever way circa 0h 00' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.8° higher in Tamale than in Rapid City, South Dakota.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16°C (28.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Tamale relative to Rapid City, South Dakota. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Rapid City, South Dakota vs Tamale.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +33 (+60) +33 (+60) +29 (+52) +21 (+38) +14 (+26) +6 (+10) +0 (+0) +0 (0) +7 (+13) +15 (+27) +27 (+48) +32 (+58) +18 (+33)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +33 (+59) +33 (+60) +30 (+54) +23 (+41) +16 (+29) +9 (+15) +3 (+6) +4 (+8) +11 (+20) +18 (+32) +27 (+49) +31 (+57) +20 (+36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +32 (+58) +33 (+60) +31 (+56) +25 (+45) +18 (+32) +12 (+21) +7 (+12) +9 (+16) +15 (+27) +21 (+37) +27 (+49) +31 (+55) +22 (+39)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -4 (0) 0 (0) +24 (+1) +35 (+1) +31 (+1) +62 (+2) +77 (+3) +147 (+6) +200 (+8) +64 (+3) +2 (+0) -8 (0) +629 (+25)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -5 ( -16) -5 ( -18) -5 ( -16) -2 ( -7) -2 ( -6) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) +7 (+23) +13 (+43) +7 (+23) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13)   +5 (+1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 56' +2h 45' +1h 11' +0h 02' -0h 23' -2h 36' -5h 00' -5h 09' -3h 32' +0h 52' +4h 04' +3h 42'   -0h 00'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 24' +1h 29' +0h 16' -1h 01' -2h 07' -2h 42' -2h 26' -1h 29' -0h 13' +1h 03' +2h 09' +2h 42'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +34.5 +34.3 +34.4 +29.5 +13 +6.6 +12.6 +29.4 +34.6 +34.5 +34.5 +34.7   +27.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -42 -40 -28 -3 +6 +12 +25 +31 +30 +15 -12 -31   -3.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +12.6 (+23) +14.2 (+26) +17.4 (+31) +19.7 (+35) +16.5 (+30) +11.3 (+20) +10.5 (+19) +13.2 (+24) +18.7 (+34) +20.4 (+37) +20 (+36) +17.1 (+31) +16 (+29)

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