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Accra vs Kankan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Kankan, Guinea is approximately 1,137 km or 707 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Kankan bearing 117.2° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 118.5° or ESE .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Kankan is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 0 °C (0°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.3 °C (4.1°F) less in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 685.2 mm (27 in) less which is equivalent to 685.2 l/m² (16.82 US gal/ft²) or 6,852,000 l/ha (732,524 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 317 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Accra. In whichever way circa 0h 52' less per day or about 7/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1° higher in Accra than in Kankan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 22.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.7°C (10.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-5 (-8) +-6 (-11) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) +-4 (-8) -5 (-9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (-1) 0 (0) +3 (+6) 0 (0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +10 (+17) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +4 (+8) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +9 (+16) +12 (+22) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +14 (+1) +36 (+1) +49 (+2) +15 (+1) +11 (+0) -11 (0) -213 (-8) -306 (-12) -264 (-10) -51 (-2) +18 (+1) +17 (+1) -685 (-27)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1.5 (+5) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) -4 ( -13) -14 ( -45) -17 ( -55) -16 ( -53) -8 ( -26) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3)   -55.5 ( -15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 19' -1h 33' -1h 13' -0h 28' -0h 36' -2h 22' -0h 40' +0h 15' -0h 24' -0h 23' -0h 08' -0h 34'   -0h 52'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 14' +0h 09' +0h 01' -0h 06' -0h 13' -0h 16' -0h 15' -0h 09' -0h 01' +0h 06' +0h 13' +0h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +4.7 +4.7 +4.6 -4.7 -4.7 -4.7 -4.7 -4.7 +4.6 +4.7 +4.7 +4.8   +1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +41 +42 +39 +31 +19 +12 +8 +4 +5 +8 +23 +33   +22.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +14.4 (+26) +13.5 (+24) +9.8 (+18) +6 (+11) +3.1 (+6) +2.1 (+4) +0.8 (+1) -0.3 (-1) +1 (+2) +1.3 (+2) +5.5 (+10) +11.5 (+21) +5.7 (+10)

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