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Accra vs Lusaka Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Lusaka, Zambia is approximately 3,925 km or 2,439 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Lusaka bearing 304.4° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 306.9° or NW .
  • Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Lusaka has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Lusaka is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 6.6 °C (11.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.2 °C (9.4°F) less in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 291.1 mm (11.5 in) less which is equivalent to 291.1 l/m² (7.14 US gal/ft²) or 2,911,000 l/ha (311,205 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • There are 459 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Accra. In whichever way circa 1h 14' less per day or about 5/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.7° higher in Accra than in Lusaka.
  • Relative humidity levels are 19.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.3°C (20.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +3 (+6) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +6 (+12) +5 (+8) +2 (+3) +0 (+1) +0 (-1) +2 (+4) +5 (+8) +4 (+7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+12) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +9 (+17) +9 (+17) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) +5 (+8) +6 (+10) +7 (+12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +13 (+23) +10 (+17) +8 (+14) +3 (+5) +5 (+10) +6 (+10) +8 (+14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -248 (-10) -199 (-8) -58 (-2) +34 (+1) +141 (+6) +193 (+8) +49 (+2) +16 (+1) +39 (+2) +64 (+3) -64 (-3) -257 (-10) -291 (-11)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -15 ( -48) -14 ( -50) -5 ( -16) +5 (+17) +11 (+35) +14 (+47) +7 (+23) +6 (+19) +8 (+27) +7 (+23) -4 ( -13) -14 ( -45)   +6 (+1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 54' +2h 13' +0h 40' -1h 30' -2h 17' -4h 06' -4h 34' -4h 42' -3h 48' -1h 54' +1h 12' +2h 00'   -1h 14'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 05' -0h 40' -0h 07' +0h 28' +0h 58' +1h 13' +1h 06' +0h 41' +0h 06' -0h 29' -0h 58' -1h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20.4 -10.5 +10.2 +21 +21 +21 +21 +21 +10.9 -10.8 -20.2 -21   +3.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3 -9 -2 +9 +19 +26 +51 +37 +41 +43 +21 +1   +19.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +5.6 (+10) +4.5 (+8) +6.6 (+12) +9.5 (+17) +13.6 (+24) +14.5 (+26) +22.4 (+40) +15.6 (+28) +14.6 (+26) +13.1 (+24) +9.4 (+17) +5.7 (+10) +11.3 (+20)

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