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Accra vs Basel Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Basel, Switzerland is approximately 4,723 km or 2,935 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Basel bearing 191.5° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 187.7° or S .
  • Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Basel has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Basel is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 17 °C (30.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15 °C (27°F) less in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 3 mm (0.1 in) more which is equivalent to 3 l/m² (0.07 US gal/ft²) or 30,000 l/ha (3,207 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 697 more hours of sunlight per year in Accra. In whichever way circa 1h 55' more per day or about 1 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 31.9° higher in Accra than in Basel.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17.2°C (30.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +28 (+50) +26 (+47) +20 (+36) +16 (+29) +11 (+20) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +7 (+13) +15 (+27) +22 (+40) +27 (+49) +15 (+27)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +28 (+50) +27 (+48) +22 (+40) +19 (+34) +13 (+23) +9 (+16) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +11 (+19) +17 (+31) +22 (+40) +26 (+47) +17 (+31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+47) +25 (+45) +23 (+41) +20 (+36) +15 (+27) +12 (+22) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +12 (+22) +16 (+29) +21 (+38) +24 (+43) +18 (+32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -37 (-1) -3 (0) +25 (+1) +27 (+1) +69 (+3) +100 (+4) -37 (-1) -78 (-3) -39 (-2) +20 (+1) -18 (-1) -26 (-1) +3 (+0)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -11 ( -35) -9 ( -32) -6 ( -19) -5 ( -17) -2 ( -6) +1 (+3) -5 ( -16) -6 ( -19) -4 ( -13) -2 ( -6) -8 ( -27) -10 ( -32)   -67 ( -18)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 54' +4h 25' +2h 38' +1h 40' +0h 30' -2h 22' -2h 50' -1h 44' +0h 22' +3h 34' +6h 00' +5h 54'   +1h 55'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 00' +1h 50' +0h 20' -1h 16' -2h 39' -3h 22' -3h 03' -1h 50' -0h 17' +1h 18' +2h 41' +3h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +41.8 +41.7 +41.7 +29.3 +12.7 +6.3 +12.2 +29 +41.6 +41.6 +41.7 +41.9   +31.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -4 -3 +3 +10 +10 +12 +13 +8 +1 -1 -5 -6   +3.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +25.7 (+46) +24.9 (+45) +21.9 (+39) +20.4 (+37) +14.7 (+26) +11.2 (+20) +8 (+14) +7.4 (+13) +10.4 (+19) +16.5 (+30) +20.6 (+37) +24.1 (+43) +17.2 (+31)

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