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Palmyra vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Palmyra, Syria and Accra, Ghana is approximately 5,093 km or 3,165 mi.
  • To reach Palmyra in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 45.6° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Palmyra bearing 59.7° or ENE .
  • Palmyra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Palmyra is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 7.9 °C (14.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.7 °C (33.7°F) more in Palmyra. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 651.3 mm (25.6 in) less which is equivalent to 651.3 l/m² (15.98 US gal/ft²) or 6,513,000 l/ha (696,283 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19° lower in Palmyra than in Accra.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -17 (-31) -13 (-23) -7 (-13) -1 (-1) +6 (+11) +11 (+20) +11 (+19) +5 (+10) -2 (-4) -11 (-20) -17 (-31) -5 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-37) -19 (-33) -15 (-27) -10 (-18) -4 (-7) +1 (+2) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +1 (+1) -6 (-10) -14 (-25) -19 (-34) -8 (-14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -19 (-35) -17 (-31) -13 (-23) -7 (-13) -4 (-7) -1 (-1) +0 (+0) -3 (-5) -8 (-14) -16 (-28) -20 (-35) -11 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +5 (+0) -17 (-1) -52 (-2) -61 (-2) -138 (-5) -193 (-8) -49 (-2) -16 (-1) -40 (-2) -69 (-3) -24 (-1) +3 (+0) -651 (-26)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 44' -1h 05' -0h 11' +0h 44' +1h 32' +1h 57' +1h 46' +1h 05' +0h 10' -0h 46' -1h 34' -1h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -28.9 -28.8 -28.7 -16.4 +0.2 +6.7 +0.7 -16 -28.6 -28.6 -28.8 -29   -19

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