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Accra vs Nkhata Bay Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Nkhata Bay, Malawi is approximately 4,265 km or 2,651 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Nkhata Bay bearing 294.8° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 296.7° or WNW .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Nkhata Bay is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 3.3 °C (5.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.7 °C (3.1°F) less in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 870 mm (34.3 in) less which is equivalent to 870 l/m² (21.35 US gal/ft²) or 8,700,000 l/ha (930,088 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.1° higher in Accra than in Nkhata Bay.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.9°C (7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) +0 (+1) +0 (+1) +0 (0) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +5 (+8) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +1 (+3) +2 (+4) +3 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +5 (+10) +5 (+8) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -208 (-8) -164 (-6) -285 (-11) -201 (-8) +11 (+0) +156 (+6) +17 (+1) +11 (+0) +37 (+1) +66 (+3) -80 (-3) -229 (-9) -870 (-34)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 53' -0h 33' -0h 06' +0h 23' +0h 47' +0h 59' +0h 53' +0h 33' +0h 05' -0h 23' -0h 47' -0h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -16.9 -12.9 +6.4 +17.2 +17.2 +17.2 +17.2 +17.2 +7.1 -12.9 -16.8 -17.2   +2.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5 -7 -8 -4 +1 +7 +10 +11 +13 +15 +8 -2   +3.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1.7 (+3) +1.3 (+2) +1.9 (+3) +3.2 (+6) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +6.5 (+12) +5.3 (+10) +5.4 (+10) +4.5 (+8) +3.1 (+6) +1.6 (+3) +3.9 (+7)

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