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Tamale vs Sofia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Sofia, Bulgaria is approximately 4,385 km or 2,725 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Sofia bearing 219.7° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 208.4° or SSW .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Sofia has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Sofia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 17.9 °C (32.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.7 °C (30.1°F) less in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 511 mm (20.1 in) more which is equivalent to 511 l/m² (12.54 US gal/ft²) or 5,110,000 l/ha (546,293 US gal/ac) more. About 1 8/9 as much.
  • There are 674 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 26.3° higher in Tamale than in Sofia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 22.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.6°C (17.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +33 (+59) +32 (+58) +27 (+49) +20 (+35) +14 (+25) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +7 (+13) +15 (+28) +25 (+46) +31 (+56) +18 (+33)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +29 (+52) +29 (+53) +26 (+47) +20 (+35) +14 (+26) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +10 (+18) +16 (+29) +23 (+42) +27 (+48) +18 (+32)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +25 (+45) +26 (+47) +25 (+44) +20 (+37) +15 (+26) +11 (+19) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +11 (+21) +16 (+29) +21 (+37) +23 (+41) +17 (+31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -27 (-1) -22 (-1) +11 (+0) +39 (+2) +34 (+1) +71 (+3) +86 (+3) +149 (+6) +193 (+8) +57 (+2) -39 (-2) -41 (-2) +511 (+20)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -9 ( -29) -10 ( -35) -6 ( -19) -5 ( -17) -5 ( -16) -1 ( -3) +4 (+13) +8 (+26) +11 (+37) +1 (+3) -8 ( -27) -9 ( -29)   -29 ( -8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +6h 25' +5h 31' +3h 50' +1h 42' +0h 40' -1h 44' -4h 32' -5h 00' -1h 30' +3h 34' +6h 36' +6h 50'   +1h 51'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 15' +1h 23' +0h 15' -0h 57' -2h 00' -2h 32' -2h 17' -1h 23' -0h 13' +0h 59' +2h 01' +2h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +33.1 +33 +33.1 +28.2 +11.6 +5.2 +11.1 +27.9 +33 +33 +33 +33.2   +26.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -58 -53 -38 -17 -13 -4 +3 +7 +4 -13 -38 -52   -22.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +6.4 (+12) +8.3 (+15) +12.3 (+22) +13.4 (+24) +10.3 (+19) +7.6 (+14) +6.6 (+12) +6.2 (+11) +10.4 (+19) +12.3 (+22) +11.8 (+21) +9.2 (+17) +9.6 (+17)

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