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Accra vs Maputo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Maputo, Mozambique is approximately 4,975 km or 3,091 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Maputo bearing 310.1° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 316.3° or NW .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Maputo is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.5 °C (6.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) less in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 18 mm (0.7 in) more which is equivalent to 18 l/m² (0.44 US gal/ft²) or 180,000 l/ha (19,243 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 373 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Accra. In whichever way circa 1h 00' less per day or about 6/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.1° higher in Accra than in Maputo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.2°C (13°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Accra relative to Maputo. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Maputo 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 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +6 (+10) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +3 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +5 (+8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -114 (-4) -87 (-3) -24 (-1) +18 (+1) +117 (+5) +166 (+7) +36 (+1) +3 (+0) +2 (+0) +34 (+1) -48 (-2) -85 (-3) +18 (+1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7 ( -23) -6 ( -21) -4 ( -13) +1 (+3) +8 (+26) +12 (+40) +5 (+16) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +3 (+10) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -19)   +10 (+3)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 17' -0h 06' -0h 03' -0h 32' -1h 21' -3h 24' -3h 38' -3h 07' -1h 54' +0h 19' +1h 24' +0h 30'   -1h 00'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 42' -1h 04' -0h 11' +0h 44' +1h 31' +1h 54' +1h 44' +1h 04' +0h 10' -0h 45' -1h 32' -1h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19 -0.7 +20.6 +31.5 +31.5 +31.5 +31.5 +31.5 +21.3 -1.2 -19 -26.5   +11.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +14 +11 +11 +16 +22 +26 +26 +23 +19 +17 +13 +13   +17.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +4.6 (+8) +3.9 (+7) +4.9 (+9) +7.4 (+13) +10.3 (+19) +12 (+22) +10.5 (+19) +8.4 (+15) +8 (+14) +6.6 (+12) +5.8 (+10) +4.3 (+8) +7.2 (+13)

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