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Riyadh vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and Accra, Ghana is approximately 5,427 km or 3,373 mi.
  • To reach Riyadh in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 61.8° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Riyadh bearing 74.9° or ENE .
  • Riyadh has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Riyadh is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 0.9 °C (1.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.1 °C (30.8°F) more in Riyadh. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 685.7 mm (27 in) less which is equivalent to 685.7 l/m (16.83 US gal/ft) or 6,857,000 l/ha (733,059 US gal/ac) less. About 1/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.2° lower in Riyadh than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 52% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18.2°C (32.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) 3 (+5) 6 (+11) +11 (+20) +15 (+27) +18 (+32) +18 (+32) +14 (+25) +8 (+14) 2 (+4) -3 (-5) 7 (+13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-24) -11 (-20) -7 (-12) -2 (-4) +5 (+8) +8 (+15) +11 (+19) +11 (+20) +6 (+12) +1 (+1) -6 (-11) -12 (-21) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -19 (-34) -16 (-29) -12 (-22) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) -3 (-5) -8 (-14) -14 (-25) -20 (-36) -10 (-17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -5 (0) -27 (-1) -49 (-2) -53 (-2) -137 (-5) -193 (-8) -49 (-2) -15 (-1) -40 (-2) -79 (-3) -32 (-1) -7 (0) -686 (-27)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) -1 ( -4) -3 ( -10) -6 ( -20) -9 ( -29) -14 ( -47) -6.5 ( -21) -6 ( -19) -8 ( -27) -9 ( -29) +1 (+3) +1 (+3)   -59.5 ( -16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 03' -0h 39' -0h 07' +0h 27' +0h 56' +1h 11' +1h 04' +0h 39' +0h 06' -0h 28' -0h 57' -1h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -19 -19 -18.9 -6.5 +10 +16.5 +10.4 -6.1 -18.8 -18.8 -18.9 -19.1   -9.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -29 -37 -42 -47 -60 -71 -70 -69 -64 -59 -43 -33   -52
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -19.7 (-35) -20.3 (-37) -18.5 (-33) -16 (-29) -16.5 (-30) -20.4 (-37) -17.3 (-31) -17.3 (-31) -17.5 (-32) -18.3 (-33) -17.8 (-32) -19.2 (-35) -18.2 (-33)

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