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Kankan vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kankan, Guinea and Accra, Ghana is approximately 1,137 km or 707 mi.
  • To reach Kankan in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 298.5° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kankan bearing 297.2° or WNW .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Kankan is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 0 °C (0°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.3 °C (4.1°F) more in Kankan. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 685.2 mm (27 in) more which is equivalent to 685.2 l/m (16.82 US gal/ft) or 6,852,000 l/ha (732,524 US gal/ac) more. About 1 7/8 as much.
  • There are 317 more hours of sunlight per year in Kankan. In whichever way circa 0h 52' more per day or about 1 1/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1° lower in Kankan than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 22.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.7°C (10.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 5 (+8) 6 (+11) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) 4 (+7) +4 (+7) 4 (+7) 4 (+8) 5 (+9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) 0 (0) +0 (+1) 0 (0) -3 (-6) 0 (0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -10 (-17) -7 (-13) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -4 (-8) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -9 (-16) -12 (-22) -6 (-11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -14 (-1) -36 (-1) -49 (-2) -15 (-1) -11 (0) +11 (+0) +213 (+8) +306 (+12) +264 (+10) +51 (+2) -18 (-1) -17 (-1) +685 (+27)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1.5 ( -5) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) +14 (+45) +17 (+55) +16 (+53) +8 (+26) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3)   +55.5 (+15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 19' +1h 33' +1h 13' +0h 28' +0h 36' +2h 22' +0h 40' -0h 15' +0h 24' +0h 23' +0h 08' +0h 34'   +0h 52'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 14' -0h 09' -0h 01' +0h 06' +0h 13' +0h 16' +0h 15' +0h 09' +0h 01' -0h 06' -0h 13' -0h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -4.7 -4.7 -4.6 +4.7 +4.7 +4.7 +4.7 +4.7 -4.6 -4.7 -4.7 -4.8   -1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -41 -42 -39 -31 -19 -12 -8 -4 -5 -8 -23 -33   -22.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -14.4 (-26) -13.5 (-24) -9.8 (-18) -6 (-11) -3.1 (-6) -2.1 (-4) -0.8 (-1) +0.3 (+1) -1 (-2) -1.3 (-2) -5.5 (-10) -11.5 (-21) -5.7 (-10)

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