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Accra Climate & Temperature

  • Accra, Ghana is at 5°36'N, 0°10'W, 68 m (223 ft). See map.
  • Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Aw) with a pronounced dry season in the low-sun months , no cold season, wet season is in the high-sun months.
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Accra is situated in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 26.5 degrees Celsius (79.7 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4 °C (7.2°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype truly hyperoceanic. Accra Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 787 mm (31 inches) which is equivalent to 787 Litres/m² (19.3 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 2377 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Accra you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Apia, Upolu, Samoa where you would find a Tropical wet climate.

Accra Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 32 (90) 32 (90) 32 (90) 32 (90) 31 (88) 29 (84) 27 (81) 27 (81) 29 (84) 30 (86) 31 (88) 31 (88) 30 (86)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 28 (82) 28 (82) 28 (82) 28 (82) 27 (81) 26 (79) 25 (76) 24 (75) 26 (78) 26 (79) 27 (81) 27 (81) 27 (80)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 23 (73) 23 (73) 24 (75) 24 (75) 23 (73) 23 (73) 22 (72) 21 (70) 22 (72) 22 (72) 23 (73) 23 (73) 23 (73)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 16 (1) 37 (1) 73 (3) 82 (3) 145 (6) 193 (8) 49 (2) 16 (1) 40 (2) 80 (3) 38 (1) 18 (1) 787 (31)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 2 (6) 2 (7) 5 (16) 7 (23) 11 (35) 14 (47) 7 (23) 6 (19) 8 (27) 9 (29) 4 (13) 2 (6) 77 (21)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 6h 54' 7h 19' 7h 11' 7h 06' 6h 48' 4h 48' 4h 36' 5h 00' 5h 42' 7h 05' 8h 00' 7h 36' 6h 30'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 49' 11h 56' 12h 05' 12h 14' 12h 22' 12h 26' 12h 24' 12h 17' 12h 08' 11h 59' 11h 51' 11h 47' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 59 (41) 62 (38) 60 (40) 59 (41) 56 (44) 39 (61) 38 (62) 41 (59) 47 (53) 60 (40) 68 (32) 65 (35) 54 (46)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 64.4 73.6 84.4 83.7 75.4 72.2 75.1 83.5 84.7 73.2 64.2 61 74.7

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