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Nouakchott vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Nouakchott, Mauritania and Accra, Ghana is approximately 2,206 km or 1,371 mi.
  • To reach Nouakchott in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 310.4° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Nouakchott bearing 307.1° or NW .
  • Nouakchott has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Nouakchott is in or near the tropical desert biome whereas Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 0.8 °C (1.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4 °C (7.2°F) more in Nouakchott. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 630 mm (24.8 in) less which is equivalent to 630 l/m² (15.46 US gal/ft²) or 6,300,000 l/ha (673,512 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • There are 874 more hours of sunlight per year in Nouakchott. In whichever way circa 2h 23' more per day or about 1 3/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.2° lower in Nouakchott than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 38.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.5°C (20.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) 1 (+2) 1 (+2) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) 2 (+4) -2 (-4) 2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) -2 (-3) -6 (-10) -1 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) 0 (0) -5 (-9) -9 (-16) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -16 (-1) -37 (-1) -73 (-3) -81 (-3) -144 (-6) -192 (-8) -31 (-1) +65 (+3) -2 (0) -70 (-3) -33 (-1) -18 (-1) -630 (-25)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1.5 ( -5) -1.5 ( -5) -5 ( -16) -7 ( -23) -11 ( -35) -13.5 ( -45) -5 ( -16) -2 ( -6) -4 ( -13) -8 ( -26) -3.5 ( -12) -1.5 ( -5)   -63.5 ( -17)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 54' +1h 29' +2h 25' +3h 30' +3h 11' +4h 42' +4h 11' +3h 30' +2h 36' +1h 11' +0h 36' +0h 23'   +2h 23'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 40' -0h 25' -0h 04' +0h 17' +0h 35' +0h 44' +0h 40' +0h 25' +0h 03' -0h 17' -0h 36' -0h 44'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -12.4 -12.4 -12.2 +0.1 +12.3 +12.5 +12.1 +0.4 -12.3 -12.3 -12.4 -12.5   -4.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -48 -47 -47 -48 -47 -37 -22 -14 -23 -42 -45 -45   -38.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -20.3 (-37) -19.5 (-35) -17.8 (-32) -16.6 (-30) -13 (-23) -7.3 (-13) -1.5 (-3) +0.9 (+2) -2 (-4) -8.9 (-16) -14.4 (-26) -18 (-32) -11.5 (-21)

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