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Accra vs Dakhla Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Dakhla, Western Sahara is approximately 2,622 km or 1,629 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Dakhla bearing 137.7° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 141.7° or SE .
  • Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Dakhla has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Dakhla is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 6.1 °C (11°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 754 mm (29.7 in) more which is equivalent to 754 l/m² (18.5 US gal/ft²) or 7,540,000 l/ha (806,076 US gal/ac) more. About 23 6/7 as much.
  • There are 740 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Accra. In whichever way circa 2h 01' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.2° higher in Accra than in Dakhla.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8°C (14.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +6 (+11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +9 (+15) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +6 (+11) +9 (+15) +6 (+11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +14 (+1) +36 (+1) +72 (+3) +81 (+3) +144 (+6) +193 (+8) +49 (+2) +14 (+1) +30 (+1) +78 (+3) +35 (+1) +8 (+0) +754 (+30)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) +1 (+4) +4 (+13) +6 (+20) +10 (+32) +14 (+47) +7 (+23) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) +7 (+23) +2 (+7) 0 ( 0)   +60 (+16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 29' -1h 03' -2h 05' -2h 12' -2h 34' -4h 24' -3h 44' -3h 03' -2h 46' -1h 07' -0h 02' +0h 17'   -2h 01'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 00' +0h 37' +0h 06' -0h 25' -0h 53' -1h 07' -1h 00' -0h 37' -0h 05' +0h 26' +0h 53' +1h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +18 +17.9 +17.8 +5.5 -11 -17.3 -11.3 +5.2 +17.8 +17.9 +18 +18.1   +8.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +14 +11 +9 +10 +11 +12 +9 +7 +6 +9 +9 +13   +10
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +12.6 (+23) +11.1 (+20) +10.6 (+19) +10.3 (+19) +9.1 (+16) +7.3 (+13) +4.7 (+8) +2.8 (+5) +3.7 (+7) +5.3 (+10) +7.8 (+14) +11 (+20) +8 (+14)

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