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Tamale vs San Jose Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and San Jose, Costa Rica is approximately 9,092 km or 5,650 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from San Jose bearing 81.8° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 98.8° or E .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas San Jose is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 7.4 °C (13.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3 °C (5.4°F) more in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 708 mm (27.9 in) less which is equivalent to 708 l/m² (17.38 US gal/ft²) or 7,080,000 l/ha (756,899 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • There are 683 more hours of sunlight per year in Tamale. In whichever way circa 1h 51' more per day or about 1 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.1° higher in Tamale than in San Jose.
  • Relative humidity levels are 21.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.2°C (0.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +8 (+14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+15) +11 (+20) +11 (+19) +9 (+15) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +5 (+8) +7 (+12) +9 (+15) +8 (+14) +7 (+13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -11 (0) +7 (+0) +28 (+1) +42 (+2) -117 (-5) -95 (-4) -69 (-3) -42 (-2) -74 (-3) -208 (-8) -131 (-5) -38 (-1) -708 (-28)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) 0 ( 0) +2 (+6) 0 ( 0) -9 ( -29) -10 ( -33) -10 ( -32) -9 ( -29) -5 ( -17) -13 ( -42) -12 ( -40) -5 ( -16)   -73 ( -20)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 34' +0h 38' +0h 03' +0h 38' +2h 48' +3h 04' +1h 32' +0h 05' +0h 22' +4h 01' +4h 56' +2h 36'   +1h 51'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 01' +0h 01' +0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 01' -0h 01' -0h 01' -0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +0.5 +0.4 +0.4 -0.4 -0.4 -0.5 -0.5 -0.5 +0.6 +0.6 +0.5 +0.6   +0.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -44 -36 -24 -14 -16 -11 -8 -4 -7 -21 -32 -40   -21.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -10 (-18) -5 (-9) +0.7 (+1) +3.7 (+7) +3 (+5) +2.7 (+5) +3 (+5) +3.4 (+6) +2.8 (+5) +1.3 (+2) -1.4 (-3) -6.3 (-11) -0.2 (0)

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