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Tamale vs Zambezi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tamale, Ghana and Zambezi, Zambia is approximately 3,678 km or 2,286 mi.
  • To reach Tamale in this distance one would set out from Zambezi bearing 312.7° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tamale bearing 313.6° or NW .
  • Tamale has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Zambezi has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • Tamale is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Zambezi is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 6.5 °C (11.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.4 °C (4.3°F) less in Tamale. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 32.6 mm (1.3 in) more which is equivalent to 32.6 l/m² (0.8 US gal/ft²) or 326,000 l/ha (34,852 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 48 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Tamale. In whichever way circa 0h 06' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.1° higher in Tamale than in Zambezi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.4°C (0.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +-1 (-2) +-3 (-6) +-1 (-2) +5 (+8) +6 (+11) +4 (+7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +9 (+15) +8 (+15) +10 (+18) +10 (+19) +9 (+17) +6 (+10) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +5 (+10) +5 (+9) +7 (+12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +5 (+10) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +13 (+24) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +12 (+22) +8 (+14) +5 (+10) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +9 (+15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -231 (-9) -184 (-7) -124 (-5) +48 (+2) +110 (+4) +145 (+6) +142 (+6) +198 (+8) +222 (+9) +41 (+2) -129 (-5) -207 (-8) +33 (+1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -17 ( -55) -15 ( -53) -10 ( -32) +2 (+7) +9.5 (+31) +11.5 (+38) +12.5 (+40) +14.5 (+47) +18 (+60) +5 (+16) -11 ( -37) -18 ( -58)   +2 (+0)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 03' +3h 34' +1h 58' -0h 40' -1h 42' -2h 14' -3h 58' -4h 54' -3h 44' +0h 01' +3h 56' +3h 19'   -0h 06'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 11' -0h 44' -0h 08' +0h 30' +1h 03' +1h 19' +1h 12' +0h 44' +0h 07' -0h 31' -1h 04' -1h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -22.5 -15.7 +4.6 +22.9 +22.9 +23 +22.9 +22.9 +5.3 -15.8 -22.4 -22.9   +2.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -59.1 -57.9 -46.4 -22.9 -8.2 +4.9 +14.1 +23.3 +28.5 +0.4 -26.1 -48.5   -16.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -16.5 (-30) -13.5 (-24) -6.5 (-12) +1.3 (+2) +7.1 (+13) +11 (+20) +12.3 (+22) +11.5 (+21) +10 (+18) +2.4 (+4) -3.1 (-6) -11.2 (-20) +0.4 (+1)

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