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Yaounde vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Yaounde, Cameroon and Accra, Ghana is approximately 1,310 km or 814 mi.
  • To reach Yaounde in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 98.1° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Yaounde bearing 99.1° or E .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Yaounde is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 2.7 °C (4.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.3 °C (2.3°F) less in Yaounde. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 841.3 mm (33.1 in) more which is equivalent to 841.3 l/m² (20.65 US gal/ft²) or 8,413,000 l/ha (899,406 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • There are 714 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Yaounde. In whichever way circa 1h 57' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.2° higher in Yaounde than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.4°C (9.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) -10 (-18) -4 (-8) -4 (-6) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +1 (+0) +14 (+1) +67 (+3) +98 (+4) +75 (+3) -31 (-1) +21 (+1) +86 (+3) +214 (+8) +216 (+9) +73 (+3) +7 (+0) +841 (+33)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +8 (+26) +9 (+30) +7 (+23) +1 (+3) +2 (+6) +4 (+13) +12 (+40) +14 (+45) +11 (+37) +4 (+13)   +75 (+21)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 19' -1h 31' -2h 15' -2h 00' -1h 54' -0h 56' -1h 48' -2h 09' -2h 16' -2h 54' -2h 38' -1h 42'   -1h 57'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 05' +0h 03' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 04' -0h 06' -0h 05' -0h 03' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 04' +0h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +1.8 +1.7 +1.6 -1.8 -1.8 -1.8 -1.8 -1.8 +1.7 +1.7 +1.8 +1.7   +0.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -17 -15 -12 -13 -12 -12 -11 -8 -9 -11 -14 -19   -12.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7.5 (-14) -5.6 (-10) -5.6 (-10) -6.1 (-11) -5.4 (-10) -5 (-9) -4.1 (-7) -2.6 (-5) -4.2 (-8) -4.9 (-9) -6.3 (-11) -7.5 (-14) -5.4 (-10)

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