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Tamale vs Riyadh Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is approximately 5,308 km or 3,299 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Riyadh bearing 259.9° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 245.1° or WSW .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Riyadh has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Riyadh is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average temperature is 2.3 °C (4.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.6 °C (28.1°F) less in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 988.7 mm (38.9 in) more which is equivalent to 988.7 l/m² (24.27 US gal/ft²) or 9,887,000 l/ha (1,056,986 US gal/ac) more. About 10 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.5° higher in Tamale than in Riyadh.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.5°C (17.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +2 (+4) +-3 (-5) -8 (-14) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) +-6 (-11) +2 (+4) +7 (+13) +-4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+24) +14 (+24) +10 (+18) +4 (+8) -3 (-5) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -6 (-11) +0 (+0) +8 (+14) +12 (+22) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+31) +19 (+34) +17 (+31) +13 (+23) +6 (+11) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) +3 (+5) +8 (+14) +13 (+23) +17 (+31) +9 (+17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -7 (0) +2 (+0) +24 (+1) +59 (+2) +104 (+4) +146 (+6) +142 (+6) +197 (+8) +231 (+9) +91 (+4) +8 (+0) -8 (0) +989 (+39)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) 0 ( 0) +2 (+6) +6 (+20) +8 (+26) +12 (+40) +12.5 (+40) +15 (+48) +19 (+63) +12 (+39) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -6)   +79.5 (+22)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 51' +0h 32' +0h 05' -0h 22' -0h 46' -0h 57' -0h 52' -0h 32' -0h 05' +0h 23' +0h 46' +0h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +15.2 +15.2 +15.2 +10.3 -6.2 -12.7 -6.6 +9.9 +15.1 +15.1 +15.1 +15.3   +8.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -31 -19 -4 +13 +32 +49 +51 +55 +51 +33 +2 -19   +17.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -2 (-4) +2.5 (+5) +6.8 (+12) +8.9 (+16) +11.6 (+21) +16.5 (+30) +14.7 (+26) +15.8 (+28) +15.2 (+27) +13.2 (+24) +7.7 (+14) +3.1 (+6) +9.5 (+17)

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