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Tamale vs Yaounde Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Yaounde, Cameroon is approximately 1,503 km or 934 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Yaounde bearing 295° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 293.6° or WNW .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Yaounde is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 4.1 °C (7.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.8 °C (5°F) more in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 538.3 mm (21.2 in) less which is equivalent to 538.3 l/m² (13.21 US gal/ft²) or 5,383,000 l/ha (575,478 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 1060 more hours of sunlight per year in Tamale. In whichever way circa 2h 54' more per day or about 1 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.9° lower in Tamale than in Yaounde.
  • Relative humidity levels are 21.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.3°C (6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +6 (+12) +7 (+13) +6 (+10) +5 (+10) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +4 (+8) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +5 (+9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +5 (+8) +6 (+11) +5 (+10) +5 (+9) +4 (+6) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +4 (+7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +11 (+20) +5 (+10) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -13 (-1) -39 (-2) -92 (-4) -92 (-4) -108 (-4) -16 (-1) +73 (+3) +96 (+4) -23 (-1) -204 (-8) -97 (-4) -22 (-1) -538 (-21)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) -3 ( -11) -9 ( -29) -9 ( -30) -8 ( -26) -3 ( -10) +4 (+13) +5 (+16) -1 ( -3) -11 ( -35) -13 ( -43) -5 ( -16)   -55 ( -15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 00' +2h 37' +3h 07' +2h 32' +3h 05' +3h 12' +2h 44' +1h 38' +1h 56' +4h 13' +4h 04' +2h 36'   +2h 54'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 17' -0h 10' -0h 02' +0h 07' +0h 15' +0h 19' +0h 17' +0h 10' +0h 01' -0h 07' -0h 15' -0h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -5.6 -5.5 -5.3 +5.6 +5.6 +5.6 +5.6 +5.6 -5.4 -5.4 -5.6 -5.5   -0.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -43 -41 -34 -21 -16 -10 -8 -6 -4 -15 -27 -33   -21.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -14.2 (-26) -12.2 (-22) -6.1 (-11) -1 (-2) +0.5 (+1) +1.1 (+2) +1.5 (+3) +1.1 (+2) +1.9 (+3) -0.2 (0) -3.8 (-7) -8.6 (-15) -3.3 (-6)

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