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Accra vs Akureyri Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Akureyri, Iceland is approximately 6,826 km or 4,242 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Akureyri bearing 159.6° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 171.7° or S .
  • Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Akureyri has a dry-summer maritime subalpine climate (Csc).
  • Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Akureyri is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome.
  • The average temperature is 23.3 °C (41.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.7 °C (15.7°F) less in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 298.1 mm (11.7 in) more which is equivalent to 298.1 l/m² (7.32 US gal/ft²) or 2,981,000 l/ha (318,689 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/5 as much.
  • There are 1404 more hours of sunlight per year in Accra. In whichever way circa 3h 51' more per day or about 2 4/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 50° higher in Accra than in Akureyri.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 22.7°C (40.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +31 (+56) +31 (+56) +29 (+52) +29 (+52) +21 (+38) +16 (+29) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +18 (+32) +23 (+41) +28 (+50) +30 (+54) +24 (+42)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +30 (+53) +29 (+52) +29 (+53) +26 (+48) +22 (+39) +17 (+30) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +19 (+35) +23 (+41) +27 (+49) +29 (+52) +23 (+42)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +27 (+49) +27 (+49) +27 (+49) +25 (+45) +20 (+36) +17 (+31) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +17 (+31) +21 (+38) +25 (+45) +27 (+49) +22 (+39)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -39 (-2) -6 (0) +30 (+1) +53 (+2) +126 (+5) +165 (+6) +16 (+1) -18 (-1) +1 (+0) +22 (+1) -16 (-1) -35 (-1) +298 (+12)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -12 ( -39) -11 ( -39) -7 ( -23) -4 ( -13) +3 (+10) +5 (+17) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -16) -4 ( -13) -5 ( -16) -10 ( -33) -14 ( -45)   -68 ( -19)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +6h 40' +6h 09' +4h 38' +3h 32' +1h 32' -0h 48' -0h 21' +1h 15' +3h 06' +5h 19' +7h 34' +7h 36'   +3h 51'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +7h 30' +4h 07' +0h 43' -2h 46' -6h 19' -9h 05' -7h 40' -4h 08' -0h 37' +2h 52' +6h 25' +9h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +59.8 +59.7 +59.7 +47.4 +30.8 +24.4 +30.4 +47.1 +59.8 +59.7 +59.7 +59.7   +50
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2.8 -4.8 -5.4 +0.2 +5.1 +9.9 +6.4 +3.7 +2.4 +0.4 -2.9 -3.8   +0.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) +28.1 (+51) +27 (+49) +27.2 (+49) +25.5 (+46) +21.9 (+39) +18.4 (+33) +14.9 (+27) +14.3 (+26) +19.2 (+35) +22.6 (+41) +26 (+47) +27.1 (+49) +22.7 (+41)

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