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Tamale vs Tripoli Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Tripoli, Libya is approximately 2,960 km or 1,839 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Tripoli bearing 212.3° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 207.1° or SSW .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Tripoli has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Tripoli is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The average temperature is 7.6 °C (13.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10 °C (18°F) less in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 839 mm (33 in) more which is equivalent to 839 l/m² (20.59 US gal/ft²) or 8,390,000 l/ha (896,947 US gal/ac) more. About 4 1/3 as much.
  • There are 464 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Tamale. In whichever way circa 1h 15' less per day or about 6/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.4° higher in Tamale than in Tripoli.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.8°C (5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+32) +18 (+32) +15 (+27) +9 (+16) +4 (+7) +-3 (-5) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) +3 (+5) +11 (+20) +16 (+29) +6 (+12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+28) +17 (+31) +16 (+28) +11 (+20) +7 (+12) +1 (+1) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) +5 (+8) +11 (+19) +14 (+25) +8 (+14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +16 (+29) +16 (+29) +13 (+23) +9 (+16) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +6 (+11) +10 (+18) +12 (+22) +9 (+16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -42 (-2) -15 (-1) +36 (+1) +72 (+3) +110 (+4) +145 (+6) +142 (+6) +197 (+8) +225 (+9) +65 (+3) -25 (-1) -71 (-3) +839 (+33)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7 ( -23) -4 ( -14) -1 ( -3) +4 (+13) +9 (+29) +12 (+40) +13 (+42) +15 (+48) +17 (+57) +7 (+23) -4 ( -13) -7 ( -23)   +54 (+15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 56' +0h 50' +0h 25' -0h 42' -2h 09' -3h 20' -6h 34' -6h 52' -3h 40' +0h 32' +2h 22' +2h 07'   -1h 15'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 24' +0h 52' +0h 09' -0h 36' -1h 14' -1h 34' -1h 25' -0h 52' -0h 08' +0h 37' +1h 15' +1h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +23.2 +23.1 +23.1 +18.2 +1.7 -4.8 +1.2 +17.9 +23.1 +23.1 +23.1 +23.3   +16.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -47 -41 -25 -8 +3 +22 +14 +15 +13 -6 -26 -42   -10.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -4.1 (-7) -0.6 (-1) +5.1 (+9) +7.6 (+14) +6.9 (+12) +7.2 (+13) +2.4 (+4) +2 (+4) +2.9 (+5) +2.7 (+5) +1.9 (+3) -1 (-2) +2.8 (+5)

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