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Accra vs Sal Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Sal, Cape Verde is approximately 2,773 km or 1,723 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Sal bearing 113.9° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 118.4° or ESE .
  • Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Sal has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The mean annual temperature is 3 °C (5.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.5 °C (2.7°F) less in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 717.5 mm (28.2 in) more which is equivalent to 717.5 l/m² (17.61 US gal/ft²) or 7,175,000 l/ha (767,055 US gal/ac) more. About 11 1/3 as much.
  • There are 175 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Accra. In whichever way circa 0h 28' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.4° higher in Accra than in Sal.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.5°C (8.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) 0 (0) -2 (-4) 0 (0) 1 (+2) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +4 (+8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +6 (+12) +6 (+12) +6 (+11) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +4 (+8) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +11 (+0) +33 (+1) +72 (+3) +82 (+3) +145 (+6) +193 (+8) +48 (+2) +2 (+0) +6 (+0) +74 (+3) +36 (+1) +16 (+1) +718 (+28)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +5 (+16) +7 (+23) +11 (+35) +14 (+47) +6 (+19) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +7 (+23) +3 (+10) +1 (+3)   +65 (+18)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 40' -0h 04' -0h 58' -1h 26' -1h 17' -2h 32' -0h 48' -0h 25' -1h 16' -0h 27' +0h 58' +1h 48'   -0h 28'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 35' +0h 22' +0h 04' -0h 15' -0h 31' -0h 39' -0h 36' -0h 22' -0h 03' +0h 15' +0h 32' +0h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +11.1 +11 +10.9 -1.5 -11 -11.1 -10.9 -1.7 +10.9 +11 +11.1 +11.2   +3.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +9 +6 +6 +9 +9 +10 +10 +8 +5 +8 +7 +8   +7.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7.8 (+14) +7.5 (+14) +7.5 (+14) +7.8 (+14) +6.3 (+11) +4.6 (+8) +1.9 (+3) -0.3 (-1) +0 (+0) +1.6 (+3) +4 (+7) +5.8 (+10) +4.5 (+8)

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