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Tamale vs Paramaribo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Paramaribo, Suriname is approximately 5,990 km or 3,722 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Paramaribo bearing 82.6° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 90.4° or E .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Paramaribo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Paramaribo is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 0.5 °C (0.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) more in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1120 mm (44.1 in) less which is equivalent to 1120 l/m² (27.49 US gal/ft²) or 11,200,000 l/ha (1,197,354 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 181 more hours of sunlight per year in Tamale. In whichever way circa 0h 30' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.7° lower in Tamale than in Paramaribo.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) 1 (+2) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -189 (-7) -138 (-5) -114 (-4) -144 (-6) -209 (-8) -157 (-6) -84 (-3) +31 (+1) +145 (+6) +5 (+0) -95 (-4) -171 (-7) -1120 (-44)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -21 ( -68) -17 ( -60) -15 ( -48) -13 ( -43) -16 ( -52) -15 ( -50) -12 ( -39) -4 ( -13) +7 (+23) 0 ( 0) -13 ( -43) -21 ( -68)   -140 ( -38)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 01' +2h 30' +1h 48' +1h 46' +2h 34' +0h 46' -2h 05' -4h 13' -3h 58' -0h 40' +1h 50' +2h 44'   +0h 30'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 11' -0h 06' -0h 01' +0h 04' +0h 09' +0h 12' +0h 11' +0h 06' +0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 09' -0h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (░) -3.6 -3.6 -3.5 +3.6 +3.6 +3.6 +3.5 +3.5 -3.4 -3.4 -3.5 -3.5   -0.7

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