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Accra vs Lodwar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Lodwar, Kenya is approximately 3,979 km or 2,473 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Lodwar bearing 275.3° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 272.4° or W .
  • Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Lodwar has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Lodwar is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 2.8 °C (5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.3 °C (4.1°F) more in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 576.3 mm (22.7 in) more which is equivalent to 576.3 l/m² (14.14 US gal/ft²) or 5,763,000 l/ha (616,103 US gal/ac) more. About 3 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.2° lower in Accra than in Lodwar.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-6) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -5 (-10) -4 (-6) -4 (-7) -5 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (-1) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +7 (+0) +28 (+1) +54 (+2) +24 (+1) +124 (+5) +185 (+7) +29 (+1) +7 (+0) +35 (+1) +70 (+3) +10 (+0) +4 (+0) +576 (+23)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 07' -0h 04' -0h 00' +0h 03' +0h 06' +0h 08' +0h 07' +0h 04' +0h 00' -0h 03' -0h 06' -0h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -2.4 -2.4 -2.2 +2.5 +2.5 +2.5 +2.5 +2.5 -2.3 -2.4 -2.5 -2.5   -0.2

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