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Atar vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Atar, Mauritania and Accra, Ghana is approximately 2,166 km or 1,346 mi.
  • To reach Atar in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 321.2° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Atar bearing 318.2° or NW .
  • Atar has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Atar is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 1.5 °C (2.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.5 °C (18.9°F) more in Atar. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 667 mm (26.3 in) less which is equivalent to 667 l/m (16.37 US gal/ft) or 6,670,000 l/ha (713,067 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • There are 1094 more hours of sunlight per year in Atar. In whichever way circa 2h 59' more per day or about 1 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.7° lower in Atar than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 53.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.6°C (28°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) 1 (+2) 3 (+5) +8 (+14) +13 (+23) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +11 (+20) +7 (+13) 2 (+4) -4 (-7) +5 (+10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -6 (-10) -4 (-6) -1 (-2) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) -2 (-3) -7 (-13) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) -5 (-9) -10 (-18) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -12 (0) -33 (-1) -72 (-3) -82 (-3) -145 (-6) -191 (-8) -41 (-2) +15 (+1) -4 (0) -60 (-2) -31 (-1) -12 (0) -667 (-26)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -4) -4.5 ( -15) -6.5 ( -22) -10.5 ( -34) -13 ( -43) -5 ( -16) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -10) -7 ( -23) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0)   -55.5 ( -15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 42' +1h 54' +3h 00' +3h 44' +3h 54' +5h 42' +5h 25' +4h 44' +2h 52' +1h 25' +0h 56' +0h 32'   +2h 59'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 48' -0h 30' -0h 05' +0h 20' +0h 43' +0h 54' +0h 49' +0h 30' +0h 04' -0h 21' -0h 43' -0h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -14.8 -14.8 -14.7 -2.3 +13.8 +14.9 +13.4 -2 -14.7 -14.7 -14.8 -14.9   -5.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -47 -49 -50 -56 -61 -64 -55 -49 -51 -56 -56 -47   -53.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -20.2 (-36) -20.4 (-37) -19.3 (-35) -19.5 (-35) -17.6 (-32) -14.7 (-26) -7.4 (-13) -5 (-9) -8.6 (-15) -13.9 (-25) -19.8 (-36) -20.2 (-36) -15.6 (-28)

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