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Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories, Canada and Accra, Ghana is approximately 11,012 km or 6,843 mi.
  • To reach Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 335.8° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories bearing 239.7° or WSW .
  • Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc) whereas Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories is in or near the boreal moist forest biome whereas Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 30.2 °C (54.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 39.6 °C (71.3°F) more in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 426.6 mm (16.8 in) less which is equivalent to 426.6 l/m² (10.47 US gal/ft²) or 4,266,000 l/ha (456,064 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 652 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories. In whichever way circa 1h 47' less per day or about 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 46.1° lower in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 32.4°C (58.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -54 (-98) -48 (-87) -39 (-71) -27 (-49) -16 (-29) -8 (-14) -4 (-6) -6 (-11) -16 (-28) -28 (-50) -44 (-78) -51 (-91) -28 (-51)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -54 (-98) -50 (-89) -42 (-76) -29 (-53) -19 (-33) -11 (-20) -8 (-14) -10 (-17) -18 (-32) -28 (-50) -44 (-79) -51 (-91) -30 (-54)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -54 (-98) -51 (-91) -45 (-81) -32 (-57) -21 (-38) -15 (-27) -12 (-21) -13 (-24) -20 (-36) -28 (-51) -44 (-79) -51 (-92) -32 (-58)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +4 (+0) -19 (-1) -55 (-2) -66 (-3) -115 (-5) -149 (-6) +4 (+0) +35 (+1) -10 (0) -44 (-2) -12 (0) +1 (+0) -427 (-17)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7 (+23) +6 (+21) +4 (+13) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10) -5 ( -17) +3 (+10) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) +6 (+20) +9 (+29)   +29 (+8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 25' -4h 14' -3h 07' -0h 46' +1h 36' +3h 30' +3h 25' +2h 34' -1h 42' -4h 11' -6h 26' -6h 48'   -1h 47'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 46' -3h 21' -0h 35' +2h 17' +5h 00' +6h 40' +5h 53' +3h 22' +0h 30' -2h 21' -5h 04' -6h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -55.9 -55.7 -55.7 -43.4 -26.9 -20.5 -26.5 -43.3 -56 -55.9 -55.9 -56   -46.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5 -2 -7 -20 -31 -35 -32 -26 -19 -10 +3 -1   -15.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -53.1 (-96) -48 (-86) -41.6 (-75) -31.5 (-57) -24.6 (-44) -18.9 (-34) -14.5 (-26) -15 (-27) -21.3 (-38) -28.6 (-51) -42.1 (-76) -49.3 (-89) -32.4 (-58)

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