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Accra vs Freetown Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Freetown, Sierra Leone is approximately 1,477 km or 918 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Freetown bearing 102.3° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 103.9° or ESE .
  • Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Freetown has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.8 °C (1.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.4 °C (2.5°F) more in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2158.3 mm (85 in) less which is equivalent to 2158.3 l/m² (52.97 US gal/ft²) or 21,583,000 l/ha (2,307,366 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • There are 190 more hours of sunlight per year in Accra. In whichever way circa 0h 30' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.5° higher in Accra than in Freetown.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.7°C (1.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) 2 (+3) 1 (+2) 1 (+1) 0 (+0) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-3) 0 (0) 0 (+0) 1 (+2) 1 (+2) 0 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-3) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +13 (+0) +33 (+1) +61 (+2) +35 (+1) -32 (-1) -130 (-5) -685 (-27) -775 (-31) -444 (-17) -186 (-7) -50 (-2) +2 (+0) -2158 (-85)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) +1 (+4) +3 (+10) +2 (+7) -2 ( -6) -6 ( -20) -18 ( -58) -18 ( -58) -15 ( -50) -10 ( -32) -7 ( -23) -3 ( -10)   -72 ( -20)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 54' -0h 33' -1h 00' -0h 24' +0h 17' -0h 00' +1h 42' +2h 42' +1h 42' +0h 54' +1h 18' +0h 25'   +0h 30'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 09' +0h 05' +0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 08' -0h 10' -0h 09' -0h 05' -0h 00' +0h 04' +0h 08' +0h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +3 +3 +2.9 -3 -3 -3 -3 -3 +2.9 +3 +3 +3   +0.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +5 +5 +1 +1 +0 -3 -3 -7 -1 -2 +1   +0.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1.5 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) -0.3 (-1) -1 (-2) -1.4 (-3) -2.4 (-4) -2.5 (-5) -2.2 (-4) -1.3 (-2) -1 (-2) -0.3 (-1) -0.7 (-1)

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