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Accra vs Kano Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Kano, Nigeria is approximately 1,195 km or 742 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Kano bearing 233.9° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 232.5° or SW .
  • Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Kano has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Kano is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 0.1 °C (0.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.1 °C (11°F) less in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 90.6 mm (3.6 in) more which is equivalent to 90.6 l/m² (2.22 US gal/ft²) or 906,000 l/ha (96,857 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/8 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 1.5° higher in Accra than in Kano.
  • Relative humidity levels are 49.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17.5°C (31.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +-1 (-2) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) +-2 (-4) +0 (0) +-3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +3 (+6) -1 (-1) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +5 (+10) +0 (+0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +4 (+6) 0 (0) -2 (-3) 0 (0) +1 (+1) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +6 (+12) +9 (+16) +3 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +16 (+1) +37 (+1) +71 (+3) +70 (+3) +95 (+4) +75 (+3) -125 (-5) -212 (-8) -63 (-2) +70 (+3) +38 (+1) +18 (+1) +91 (+4)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) +2 (+7) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) -10 ( -32) -15 ( -48) -6 ( -20) +7 (+23) +3.5 (+12) +2 (+6)   +0.5 (+0)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 00' -1h 46' -1h 25' -1h 18' -2h 00' -3h 54' -2h 54' -1h 00' -2h 12' -2h 25' -1h 48' -1h 36'   -2h 01'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 20' +0h 12' +0h 02' -0h 08' -0h 17' -0h 22' -0h 20' -0h 12' -0h 02' +0h 09' +0h 18' +0h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +6.4 +6.4 +6.3 -6 -6.4 -6.4 -6.4 -5.7 +6.2 +6.3 +6.4 +6.5   +1.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +66 +64 +66 +66 +49 +42 +26 +15 +25 +51 +64 +65   +49.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) +30.9 (+56) +28.2 (+51) +27.7 (+50) +23.6 (+42) +10.9 (+20) +8.9 (+16) +4.2 (+8) +1.7 (+3) +4.8 (+9) +13.7 (+25) +25.8 (+46) +29.2 (+53) +17.5 (+32)

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