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Accra vs Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn, Greenland is approximately 7,972 km or 4,954 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn bearing 125.6° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 163.1° or SSE .
  • Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average temperature is 30.5 °C (54.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.5 °C (33.3°F) less in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 524 mm (20.6 in) more which is equivalent to 524 l/m² (12.86 US gal/ft²) or 5,240,000 l/ha (560,191 US gal/ac) more. About 3 as much.
  • There are 499 more hours of sunlight per year in Accra. In whichever way circa 1h 23' more per day or about 1 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 53.5° higher in Accra than in Ilulissat/ Jakobshavn.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +42 (+76) +42 (+76) +41 (+74) +36 (+65) +27 (+49) +20 (+36) +15 (+27) +17 (+31) +24 (+43) +31 (+56) +35 (+63) +39 (+70) +31 (+55)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +41 (+74) +42 (+75) +41 (+74) +37 (+66) +27 (+48) +20 (+36) +16 (+29) +17 (+31) +24 (+42) +30 (+54) +35 (+62) +38 (+68) +30 (+55)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +40 (+72) +41 (+74) +41 (+74) +37 (+67) +26 (+47) +20 (+36) +17 (+31) +17 (+31) +23 (+41) +29 (+52) +34 (+61) +37 (+67) +30 (+54)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +6 (+0) +24 (+1) +60 (+2) +67 (+3) +127 (+5) +174 (+7) +17 (+1) -16 (-1) -1 (0) +48 (+2) +17 (+1) +1 (+0) +524 (+21)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7 ( -23) -7 ( -25) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) +3 (+10) +8 (+27) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -6) -7 ( -23) -7 ( -23)   -31 ( -9)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +6h 54' +6h 15' +2h 34' -0h 24' -2h 54' -5h 56' -5h 27' -4h 29' +0h 28' +4h 25' +7h 38' +7h 36'   +1h 23'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +10h 29' +5h 06' +0h 52' -3h 22' -8h 42' -11h 40' -10h 42' -5h 08' -0h 44' +3h 30' +8h 52' +11h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +63.1 +63.2 +63.2 +50.9 +34.3 +28 +33.9 +50.7 +63.3 +63.2 +63 +63.5   +53.5

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