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Accra vs Boston, Massachusetts Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Boston, Massachusetts, Usa is approximately 8,021 km or 4,984 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Boston, Massachusetts bearing 98.9° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 132.8° or SE .
  • Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Boston, Massachusetts has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Boston, Massachusetts is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 15.8 °C (28.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21 °C (37.8°F) less in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 267.3 mm (10.5 in) less which is equivalent to 267.3 l/m² (6.56 US gal/ft²) or 2,673,000 l/ha (285,761 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • There are 362 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Accra. In whichever way circa 0h 58' less per day or about 7/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.8° higher in Accra than in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Relative humidity levels are 24.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 20.2°C (36.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +30 (+54) +29 (+52) +24 (+44) +19 (+34) +12 (+21) +4 (+8) +-1 (-1) +0 (+1) +6 (+11) +13 (+23) +20 (+36) +26 (+47) +15 (+27)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +29 (+53) +28 (+51) +24 (+44) +19 (+34) +12 (+22) +6 (+11) +1 (+3) +2 (+3) +7 (+13) +13 (+24) +20 (+35) +26 (+47) +16 (+28)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +29 (+52) +28 (+50) +24 (+44) +19 (+35) +13 (+24) +8 (+14) +4 (+6) +3 (+6) +8 (+15) +14 (+25) +20 (+35) +26 (+47) +16 (+29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -75 (-3) -55 (-2) -21 (-1) -9 (0) +62 (+2) +115 (+5) -23 (-1) -66 (-3) -38 (-1) -4 (0) -69 (-3) -84 (-3) -267 (-11)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -10 ( -32) -9 ( -32) -7 ( -23) -5 ( -17) -1 ( -3) +3 (+10) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) -6 ( -20) -8 ( -26)   -51 ( -14)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 01' +1h 07' +0h 23' -0h 06' -2h 00' -5h 20' -5h 54' -4h 15' -2h 34' +0h 01' +2h 32' +2h 17'   -0h 58'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 25' +1h 30' +0h 16' -1h 02' -2h 09' -2h 43' -2h 28' -1h 30' -0h 14' +1h 04' +2h 10' +2h 43'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +36.6 +36.4 +36.4 +24.1 +7.5 +1.1 +7.1 +23.9 +36.5 +36.5 +36.6 +36.8   +26.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +19 +19 +22 +26 +27 +28 +29 +26 +23 +27 +22 +22   +24.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +31.4 (+57) +30.4 (+55) +27.6 (+50) +24.1 (+43) +18 (+32) +12.3 (+22) +7.9 (+14) +7.6 (+14) +12.1 (+22) +18.7 (+34) +23.6 (+42) +28.9 (+52) +20.2 (+36)

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