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Tamale vs Tarfaya Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Tarfaya, Morocco is approximately 2,418 km or 1,503 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Tarfaya bearing 146° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 150° or SSE .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Tarfaya has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Tarfaya is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 8.8 °C (15.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.5 °C (0.9°F) more in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1038 mm (40.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1038 l/m² (25.47 US gal/ft²) or 10,380,000 l/ha (1,109,691 US gal/ac) more. About 21 4/5 as much.
  • There are 108 more hours of sunlight per year in Tamale. In whichever way circa 0h 18' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.7° higher in Tamale than in Tarfaya.
  • Relative humidity levels are 30% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.7°C (1.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +17 (+31) +16 (+29) +14 (+25) +12 (+22) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +11 (+21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +10 (+17) +7 (+13) +6 (+10) +5 (+8) +5 (+8) +7 (+12) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +9 (+16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -5 (0) +7 (+0) +45 (+2) +87 (+3) +112 (+4) +146 (+6) +142 (+6) +198 (+8) +225 (+9) +91 (+4) -1 (0) -7 (0) +1038 (+41)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -4) +3 (+10) +6 (+20) +9.5 (+31) +11.5 (+38) +12.5 (+40) +14.5 (+47) +18 (+60) +11 (+35) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -6)   +80 (+22)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 58' +1h 31' +0h 19' -0h 52' +0h 07' -0h 42' -0h 58' -2h 29' -1h 52' +1h 19' +3h 20' +1h 54'   +0h 18'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 04' +0h 40' +0h 07' -0h 27' -0h 57' -1h 11' -1h 05' -0h 40' -0h 06' +0h 28' +0h 57' +1h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +18.4 +18.3 +18.3 +13.5 -3.1 -9.5 -3.4 +13.2 +18.4 +18.4 +18.4 +18.5   +11.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -47 -51 -47 -29 -22 -17 -16 -14 -13 -24 -36 -45   -30.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -8.3 (-15) -6.6 (-12) -2.2 (-4) +3.6 (+6) +3.6 (+6) +3 (+5) +1.9 (+3) +1.4 (+3) +1.6 (+3) +0.7 (+1) -1.8 (-3) -5.5 (-10) -0.7 (-1)

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