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Accra vs Matam Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Matam, Senegal is approximately 1,812 km or 1,126 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Matam bearing 126.6° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 129° or SE .
  • Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Matam has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Matam is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 3.3 °C (5.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.7 °C (12.1°F) less in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 420.2 mm (16.5 in) more which is equivalent to 420.2 l/m² (10.31 US gal/ft²) or 4,202,000 l/ha (449,222 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.9° higher in Accra than in Matam.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-1 (-1) +-4 (-7) -7 (-13) -10 (-17) -12 (-21) -11 (-21) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) +-2 (-4) -7 (-13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +1 (+1) -2 (-3) -5 (-8) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -4 (-8) -5 (-9) -2 (-3) +2 (+4) -3 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +5 (+10) +4 (+6) +0 (+1) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) +3 (+5) +7 (+12) +0 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +16 (+1) +36 (+1) +73 (+3) +81 (+3) +144 (+6) +168 (+7) -36 (-1) -117 (-5) -55 (-2) +59 (+2) +36 (+1) +17 (+1) +420 (+17)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 31' +0h 19' +0h 03' -0h 13' -0h 28' -0h 35' -0h 32' -0h 19' -0h 03' +0h 14' +0h 28' +0h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +10 +9.9 +9.8 -2.6 -9.9 -10 -9.9 -2.8 +9.8 +9.9 +9.9 +10.1   +2.9

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