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Accra vs Antananarivo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Antananarivo, Madagascar is approximately 5,882 km or 3,655 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Antananarivo bearing 292.8° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 298.7° or WNW .
  • Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Antananarivo has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Antananarivo is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 8.6 °C (15.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.6 °C (4.7°F) less in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 669.3 mm (26.4 in) less which is equivalent to 669.3 l/m² (16.43 US gal/ft²) or 6,693,000 l/ha (715,526 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 313 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Accra. In whichever way circa 0h 51' less per day or about 8/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.5° higher in Accra than in Antananarivo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.9°C (16.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +5 (+10) +4 (+8) +4 (+8) +5 (+8) +6 (+11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +11 (+21) +10 (+19) +10 (+17) +9 (+17) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +9 (+15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+12) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +11 (+19) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +11 (+21) +11 (+21) +9 (+16) +8 (+15) +7 (+12) +9 (+17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -258 (-10) -242 (-10) -131 (-5) +18 (+1) +123 (+5) +185 (+7) +38 (+2) +6 (+0) +29 (+1) +4 (+0) -150 (-6) -292 (-11) -669 (-26)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -20 ( -65) -16 ( -57) -14 ( -45) -3 ( -10) +2 (+6) +4 (+13) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) +2 (+7) +2 (+6) -10 ( -33) -18 ( -58)   -77 ( -21)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 19' +0h 04' +0h 56' -0h 46' -0h 38' -2h 16' -2h 21' -2h 42' -2h 36' -1h 40' +0h 32' +0h 54'   -0h 51'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 16' -0h 48' -0h 08' +0h 33' +1h 08' +1h 25' +1h 18' +0h 48' +0h 07' -0h 34' -1h 09' -1h 25'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -22.7 -7.5 +13.5 +24.4 +24.4 +24.4 +24.4 +24.4 +14.2 -7.9 -22.3 -24.3   +5.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3 -4 -6 +0 +4 +6 +7 +7 +9 +12 +5 -2   +2.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +6.2 (+11) +5.8 (+10) +6.5 (+12) +8.5 (+15) +10.8 (+19) +12.3 (+22) +11.5 (+21) +10.6 (+19) +10.7 (+19) +9.8 (+18) +8.2 (+15) +6.2 (+11) +8.9 (+16)

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