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Accra vs Jos Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Jos, Nigeria is approximately 1,106 km or 687 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Jos bearing 245.3° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 244° or WSW .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Jos is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 4.7 °C (8.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.3 °C (0.5°F) less in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 527.8 mm (20.8 in) less which is equivalent to 527.8 l/m² (12.95 US gal/ft²) or 5,278,000 l/ha (564,253 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.8° higher in Accra than in Jos.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +3 (+5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +6 (+10) +7 (+12) +5 (+8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+19) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +5 (+10) +5 (+8) +5 (+10) +5 (+10) +8 (+15) +10 (+18) +7 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +16 (+1) +34 (+1) +43 (+2) -11 (0) -15 (-1) -6 (0) -255 (-10) -274 (-11) -158 (-6) +42 (+2) +38 (+1) +18 (+1) -528 (-21)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 13' +0h 08' +0h 01' -0h 05' -0h 11' -0h 14' -0h 13' -0h 08' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 11' +0h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (┬°) +4.2 +4.2 +4.1 -4.2 -4.2 -4.2 -4.2 -4.2 +4.1 +4.2 +4.2 +4.3   +0.8

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