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Cairo vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cairo, Egypt and Accra, Ghana is approximately 4,283 km or 2,662 mi.
  • To reach Cairo in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 46.7° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cairo bearing 56.8° or ENE .
  • Cairo has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Cairo is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 5.1 °C (9.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10 °C (18°F) more in Cairo. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 761 mm (30 in) less which is equivalent to 761 l/m (18.68 US gal/ft) or 7,610,000 l/ha (813,560 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • There are 1074 more hours of sunlight per year in Cairo. In whichever way circa 2h 56' more per day or about 1 4/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.5° lower in Cairo than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 25.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.9°C (19.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) 1 (+2) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) 0 (0) -5 (-9) -10 (-18) -2 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -7 (-12) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +1 (+1) -3 (-5) -8 (-15) -12 (-22) -5 (-9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) 0 (0) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -9 (-16) -13 (-23) -7 (-13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -9 (0) -33 (-1) -69 (-3) -80 (-3) -145 (-6) -193 (-8) -49 (-2) -16 (-1) -40 (-2) -79 (-3) -35 (-1) -13 (-1) -761 (-30)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -20) -10 ( -32) -14 ( -47) -7 ( -23) -6 ( -19) -7.5 ( -25) -8 ( -26) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0)   -64.5 ( -18)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 01' +0h 57' +1h 29' +2h 36' +3h 38' +7h 06' +7h 05' +6h 19' +4h 40' +2h 19' +0h 16' -1h 13'   +2h 56'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 25' -0h 53' -0h 09' +0h 36' +1h 15' +1h 35' +1h 26' +0h 53' +0h 08' -0h 37' -1h 16' -1h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -24.4 -24.3 -24.3 -11.9 +4.7 +11.1 +5.1 -11.6 -24.2 -24.2 -24.3 -24.5   -14.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -20 -23 -24 -33 -36 -36 -27 -22 -22 -23 -19 -18   -25.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -17.8 (-32) -17.4 (-31) -16.3 (-29) -14.7 (-26) -11.6 (-21) -7.6 (-14) -3.2 (-6) -1.7 (-3) -4.6 (-8) -7.8 (-14) -12.1 (-22) -15.5 (-28) -10.9 (-20)

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