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Yellowknife, Northwest Territories vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada and Accra, Ghana is approximately 10,663 km or 6,626 mi.
  • To reach Yellowknife, Northwest Territories in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 334.9° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Yellowknife, Northwest Territories bearing 245.8° or WSW .
  • Yellowknife, Northwest Territories has a boreal subarctic climate with dry summers (Dsc) whereas Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The annual mean temperature is 31.7 °C (57.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 40.4 °C (72.7°F) more in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 519.6 mm (20.5 in) less which is equivalent to 519.6 l/m² (12.75 US gal/ft²) or 5,196,000 l/ha (555,487 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 46.8° lower in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 32.6°C (58.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -56 (-101) -52 (-93) -45 (-80) -33 (-59) -21 (-38) -11 (-20) -6 (-11) -9 (-16) -19 (-34) -29 (-52) -42 (-75) -51 (-92) -31 (-56)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -55 (-100) -52 (-94) -47 (-84) -34 (-62) -22 (-40) -13 (-23) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -19 (-34) -27 (-49) -42 (-75) -51 (-92) -32 (-57)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -55 (-99) -52 (-94) -49 (-87) -36 (-65) -23 (-42) -15 (-27) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -19 (-33) -26 (-47) -42 (-75) -51 (-92) -32 (-58)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -1 (0) -24 (-1) -62 (-2) -72 (-3) -128 (-5) -170 (-7) -14 (-1) +26 (+1) -11 (0) -45 (-2) -14 (-1) -3 (0) -520 (-20)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +8 (+26) +8 (+28) +4 (+13) -1 ( -3) -6 ( -19) -9 ( -30) +2 (+6) +4 (+13) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +9 (+30) +12 (+39)   +33 (+9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 01' -3h 28' -0h 37' +2h 21' +5h 11' +6h 58' +6h 08' +3h 29' +0h 31' -2h 26' -5h 16' -6h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -56.6 -56.4 -56.4 -44.1 -27.6 -21.2 -27.2 -44 -56.6 -56.5 -56.6 -56.7   -46.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3 +3 +2 -9 -23 -34 -31 -21 -11 +2 +9 +4   -8.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -53.3 (-96) -49.8 (-90) -44.6 (-80) -34.3 (-62) -25.8 (-46) -20.1 (-36) -14.6 (-26) -14 (-25) -20.4 (-37) -26.2 (-47) -39.4 (-71) -49 (-88) -32.6 (-59)

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