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Accra vs Chicago, Illinois Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Chicago, Illinois, Usa is approximately 9,393 km or 5,837 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Chicago, Illinois bearing 87.4° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 131.5° or SE .
  • Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Chicago, Illinois has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Chicago, Illinois is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 16 °C (28.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23.5 °C (42.3°F) less in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 56 mm (2.2 in) less which is equivalent to 56 l/m² (1.37 US gal/ft²) or 560,000 l/ha (59,868 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 188 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Accra. In whichever way circa 0h 29' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.2° higher in Accra than in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Relative humidity levels are 21.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 20.1°C (36.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +31 (+56) +30 (+54) +26 (+47) +18 (+32) +10 (+18) +3 (+5) -2 (-4) +-1 (-2) +5 (+9) +13 (+23) +23 (+41) +29 (+52) +15 (+28)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +31 (+55) +30 (+53) +26 (+47) +19 (+33) +11 (+20) +5 (+9) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +7 (+12) +14 (+24) +23 (+41) +29 (+51) +16 (+29)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +30 (+54) +29 (+52) +26 (+47) +19 (+34) +12 (+22) +7 (+13) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +8 (+14) +14 (+25) +23 (+41) +28 (+50) +17 (+30)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -31 (-1) -4 (0) +3 (+0) +5 (+0) +50 (+2) +90 (+4) -37 (-1) -64 (-3) -29 (-1) +9 (+0) -18 (-1) -30 (-1) -56 (-2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -8 ( -26) -8 ( -28) -7 ( -23) -5 ( -17) -2 ( -6) +3 (+10) -2 ( -6) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) -6 ( -20) -8 ( -26)   -45 ( -12)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 52' +2h 20' +0h 32' +0h 14' -2h 03' -5h 26' -5h 23' -4h 11' -2h 30' +0h 11' +3h 30' +3h 54'   -0h 29'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 22' +1h 28' +0h 16' -1h 00' -2h 06' -2h 39' -2h 24' -1h 28' -0h 13' +1h 02' +2h 07' +2h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (┬°) +36 +35.8 +35.8 +23.5 +6.9 +0.5 +6.5 +23.3 +36 +35.9 +36 +36.2   +26.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +9 +10 +16 +25 +27 +29 +32 +28 +29 +29 +18 +10   +21.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ┬°C & (┬°F) +30.7 (+55) +29.8 (+54) +27.8 (+50) +23.3 (+42) +16.7 (+30) +11.4 (+21) +7.5 (+14) +7 (+13) +13 (+23) +19.4 (+35) +25.6 (+46) +28.9 (+52) +20.1 (+36)

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