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Accra vs Cairo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Cairo, Egypt is approximately 4,283 km or 2,662 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Cairo bearing 236.8° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 226.7° or SW .
  • Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Cairo has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Cairo is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 5.1 °C (9.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10 °C (18°F) less in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 761 mm (30 in) more which is equivalent to 761 l/m² (18.68 US gal/ft²) or 7,610,000 l/ha (813,560 US gal/ac) more. About 30 1/4 as much.
  • There are 1074 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Accra. In whichever way circa 2h 56' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.5° higher in Accra than in Cairo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 25.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.9°C (19.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) +-1 (-2) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) +0 (0) +5 (+9) +10 (+18) +2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +7 (+12) +3 (+5) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -1 (-1) +3 (+5) +8 (+15) +12 (+22) +5 (+9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) 0 (0) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +9 (+16) +13 (+23) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +9 (+0) +33 (+1) +69 (+3) +80 (+3) +145 (+6) +193 (+8) +49 (+2) +16 (+1) +40 (+2) +79 (+3) +35 (+1) +13 (+1) +761 (+30)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) +6 (+20) +10 (+32) +14 (+47) +7 (+23) +6 (+19) +7.5 (+25) +8 (+26) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0)   +64.5 (+18)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 01' -0h 57' -1h 29' -2h 36' -3h 38' -7h 06' -7h 05' -6h 19' -4h 40' -2h 19' -0h 16' +1h 13'   -2h 56'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 25' +0h 53' +0h 09' -0h 36' -1h 15' -1h 35' -1h 26' -0h 53' -0h 08' +0h 37' +1h 16' +1h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +24.4 +24.3 +24.3 +11.9 -4.7 -11.1 -5.1 +11.6 +24.2 +24.2 +24.3 +24.5   +14.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +20 +23 +24 +33 +36 +36 +27 +22 +22 +23 +19 +18   +25.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +17.8 (+32) +17.4 (+31) +16.3 (+29) +14.7 (+26) +11.6 (+21) +7.6 (+14) +3.2 (+6) +1.7 (+3) +4.6 (+8) +7.8 (+14) +12.1 (+22) +15.5 (+28) +10.9 (+20)

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