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Tamale vs Tessalit Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Tessalit, Mali is approximately 1,216 km or 755 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Tessalit bearing 189.8° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 189.3° or S .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Tessalit has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Tessalit is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.8 °C (1.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.6 °C (19.1°F) less in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1021.5 mm (40.2 in) more which is equivalent to 1021.5 l/m² (25.07 US gal/ft²) or 10,215,000 l/ha (1,092,051 US gal/ac) more. About 16 as much.
  • There are 683 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Tamale. In whichever way circa 1h 51' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.7° higher in Tamale than in Tessalit.
  • Relative humidity levels are 29.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.8°C (23°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +-2 (-4) -7 (-12) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -10 (-19) -5 (-10) +3 (+6) +8 (+14) -2 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +5 (+10) +1 (+1) -4 (-8) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -3 (-6) +3 (+6) +7 (+13) -1 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +3 (+6) -2 (-3) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -2 (-3) +4 (+7) +7 (+12) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +4 (+0) +12 (+0) +47 (+2) +88 (+3) +107 (+4) +140 (+6) +125 (+5) +172 (+7) +219 (+9) +91 (+4) +14 (+1) +3 (+0) +1022 (+40)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +0.5 (+2) +0.5 (+2) +3.5 (+11) +6.5 (+22) +9 (+29) +10 (+33) +9 (+29) +8 (+26) +15 (+50) +11.5 (+37) +1.5 (+5) +0.5 (+2)   +75.5 (+21)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 54' -1h 12' -1h 44' -2h 20' -1h 54' -1h 42' -3h 50' -4h 40' -3h 32' -0h 48' +0h 14' +0h 01'   -1h 51'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 35' +0h 22' +0h 04' -0h 15' -0h 31' -0h 39' -0h 36' -0h 22' -0h 03' +0h 15' +0h 31' +0h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +10.7 +10.7 +10.7 +5.8 -10 -10.7 -9.6 +5.5 +10.6 +10.7 +10.7 +10.8   +4.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +2 +8 +18 +34 +40 +47 +44 +40 +48 +40 +23 +9   +29.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7.1 (+13) +11.8 (+21) +16.2 (+29) +19.7 (+35) +16.6 (+30) +13.3 (+24) +9.2 (+17) +6.1 (+11) +11.7 (+21) +15.1 (+27) +15.4 (+28) +11.1 (+20) +12.8 (+23)

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