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Accra vs Gaya Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Gaya, Niger is approximately 804 km or 499 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Gaya bearing 209.9° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 209.4° or SSW .
  • Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Gaya has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Both are in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2.5 °C (4.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.8 °C (6.8°F) less in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 9.5 mm (0.4 in) less which is equivalent to 9.5 l/m² (0.23 US gal/ft²) or 95,000 l/ha (10,156 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.4° higher in Accra than in Gaya.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-1 (-2) -4 (-8) -7 (-13) -8 (-15) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) +-2 (-4) -5 (-9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) -2 (-3) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) -3 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +1 (+3) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -1 (-3) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) +3 (+5) +4 (+8) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +16 (+1) +36 (+1) +70 (+3) +66 (+3) +74 (+3) +68 (+3) -129 (-5) -210 (-8) -120 (-5) +63 (+2) +38 (+1) +18 (+1) -9 (0)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 19' +0h 12' +0h 02' -0h 08' -0h 17' -0h 21' -0h 19' -0h 12' -0h 01' +0h 08' +0h 17' +0h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +6.2 +6.2 +6.1 -6 -6.2 -6.2 -6.2 -5.7 +6.1 +6.2 +6.2 +6.3   +1.4

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