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Tamale vs Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia is approximately 15,679 km or 9,743 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua bearing 281.8° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 262.4° or W .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.9 °C (3.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.5 °C (9.9°F) more in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 737 mm (29 in) less which is equivalent to 737 l/m² (18.09 US gal/ft²) or 7,370,000 l/ha (787,902 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.8° lower in Tamale than in Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua.
  • Relative humidity levels are 35% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.4°C (15.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Tamale relative to Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua vs Tamale.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -1 (-1) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -228 (-9) -227 (-9) -190 (-7) -95 (-4) +29 (+1) +71 (+3) +72 (+3) +90 (+4) +105 (+4) +8 (+0) -165 (-6) -207 (-8) -737 (-29)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -15 ( -48) -15 ( -53) -13 ( -42) -8 ( -27) -1 ( -3) +2 (+7) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +9 (+30) 0 ( 0) -12 ( -40) -15 ( -48)   -61 ( -17)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 36' -0h 23' -0h 04' +0h 15' +0h 32' +0h 41' +0h 37' +0h 23' +0h 03' -0h 16' -0h 33' -0h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -11.8 -11.5 -6 +11.9 +11.9 +12 +12 +12.1 -5.3 -11.6 -12 -11.9   -0.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -63 -62 -51 -36 -29 -19 -16 -12 -11 -23 -43 -55   -35
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -20.9 (-38) -17.6 (-32) -10.8 (-19) -5.6 (-10) -4.1 (-7) -3.3 (-6) -3.5 (-6) -3.1 (-6) -2.4 (-4) -4.5 (-8) -9.5 (-17) -15.8 (-28) -8.4 (-15)

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