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Accra vs Cairns Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Cairns, Australia is approximately 16,100 km or 10,005 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Cairns bearing 255.3° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 291.5° or WNW .
  • Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Cairns has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Cairns is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.7 °C (3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.3 °C (4.1°F) less in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1277.4 mm (50.3 in) less which is equivalent to 1277.4 l/m² (31.35 US gal/ft²) or 12,774,000 l/ha (1,365,625 US gal/ac) less. About 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.4° higher in Accra than in Cairns.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 1 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +3 (+6) +1 (+3) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) 0 (-1) +1 (+2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) +0 (+0) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +4 (+8) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) 0 (-1) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +5 (+10) +5 (+9) +4 (+6) +3 (+6) +1 (+3) +1 (+1) 0 (-1) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -381 (-15) -385 (-15) -376 (-15) -143 (-6) +38 (+1) +143 (+6) +23 (+1) -6 (0) +7 (+0) +36 (+1) -62 (-2) -172 (-7) -1277 (-50)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 10' -0h 44' -0h 08' +0h 30' +1h 02' +1h 18' +1h 11' +0h 44' +0h 06' -0h 31' -1h 03' -1h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.5 -9.3 +11.5 +22.4 +22.4 +22.5 +22.5 +22.6 +12.4 -9.5 -21.3 -22.4   +4.4

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