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Cayenne vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cayenne, French Guiana and Accra, Ghana is approximately 5,779 km or 3,591 mi.
  • To reach Cayenne in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 271.8° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Cayenne bearing 266.7° or W .
  • Cayenne has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Cayenne is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome whereas Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 0.3 °C (0.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) less in Cayenne. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2957 mm (116.4 in) more which is equivalent to 2957 l/m (72.57 US gal/ft) or 29,570,000 l/ha (3,161,229 US gal/ac) more. About 4 3/4 as much.
  • There are 153 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Cayenne. In whichever way circa 0h 26' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.1° higher in Cayenne than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.7°C (1.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) 0 (0) -1 (-2) +0 (+0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) 0 (0) -1 (-1) +0 (+0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) 0 (0) 0 (0) +0 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +415 (+16) +386 (+15) +359 (+14) +398 (+16) +445 (+18) +264 (+10) +225 (+9) +128 (+5) -8 (0) -38 (-1) +84 (+3) +299 (+12) +2957 (+116)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +21 (+68) +18 (+64) +16 (+52) +12 (+40) +14 (+45) +12 (+40) +14 (+45) +8 (+26) -2 ( -7) -4 ( -13) +7 (+23) +19 (+61)   +135 (+37)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 17' -3h 19' -2h 46' -2h 46' -2h 23' +0h 52' +2h 05' +2h 30' +3h 00' +1h 29' -0h 12' -1h 25'   -0h 26'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 02' +0h 01' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 02' -0h 02' -0h 02' -0h 01' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 02' +0h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +0.8 +0.8 +0.8 -0.8 -0.8 -0.8 -0.7 -0.7 +0.7 +0.7 +0.7 +0.7   +0.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +1 +1 +3 +1 +1 -6 -10 -12 -13 -14 -6 +0   -4.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -1.2 (-2) -1.2 (-2) -1.3 (-2) -0.7 (-1) -0.8 (-1) -0.3 (-1) +0.4 (+1) +0.9 (+2) -0.9 (-2) -1.6 (-3) -1.3 (-2) -0.4 (-1) -0.7 (-1)

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