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Accra vs Mpika Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Mpika, Zambia is approximately 4,000 km or 2,486 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Mpika bearing 297.4° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 299.2° or WNW .
  • Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Mpika has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Mpika is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 7.3 °C (13.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.2 °C (5.8°F) less in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 253 mm (10 in) less which is equivalent to 253 l/m² (6.21 US gal/ft²) or 2,530,000 l/ha (270,474 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.2° higher in Accra than in Mpika.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.8°C (19.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +4 (+8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +9 (+15) +10 (+17) +10 (+19) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +5 (+8) +3 (+6) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +7 (+13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +8 (+15) +9 (+17) +11 (+19) +13 (+24) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +8 (+15) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +9 (+16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -223 (-9) -193 (-8) -91 (-4) +43 (+2) +140 (+5) +193 (+8) +49 (+2) +16 (+1) +38 (+1) +70 (+3) -56 (-2) -237 (-9) -253 (-10)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 54' -0h 33' -0h 06' +0h 23' +0h 48' +1h 00' +0h 54' +0h 33' +0h 05' -0h 24' -0h 48' -1h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -17.2 -12.8 +6.7 +17.5 +17.5 +17.5 +17.5 +17.5 +7.4 -12.9 -17.1 -17.5   +2.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3.4 -3.6 -1.1 +6.1 +14.5 +23.3 +28.8 +31.5 +38.2 +36 +21.8 +1.9   +16.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +6.7 (+12) +6.6 (+12) +7.5 (+14) +9.6 (+17) +12.3 (+22) +15 (+27) +15.1 (+27) +13.5 (+24) +14.1 (+25) +12.2 (+22) +9.8 (+18) +7 (+13) +10.8 (+19)

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