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Accra vs Ndola Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Ndola, Zambia is approximately 3,796 km or 2,359 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Ndola bearing 301.3° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 303.2° or WNW .
  • Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Ndola has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Ndola is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 6.2 °C (11.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.2 °C (5.8°F) less in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 445.8 mm (17.6 in) less which is equivalent to 445.8 l/m² (10.94 US gal/ft²) or 4,458,000 l/ha (476,590 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 315 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Accra. In whichever way circa 0h 50' less per day or about 8/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.6° higher in Accra than in Ndola.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.8°C (17.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+10) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +5 (+8) +4 (+8) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) +-1 (-1) +-2 (-3) +-2 (-3) +2 (+3) +4 (+7) +3 (+5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +10 (+17) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +5 (+8) +6 (+11) +6 (+11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +10 (+17) +12 (+22) +15 (+27) +14 (+26) +11 (+19) +8 (+15) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +9 (+16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -277 (-11) -212 (-8) -97 (-4) +37 (+1) +142 (+6) +192 (+8) +49 (+2) +16 (+1) +37 (+1) +49 (+2) -92 (-4) -288 (-11) -446 (-18)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -18 ( -58) -17 ( -60) -10 ( -32) +2 (+7) +11 (+35) +14 (+47) +7 (+23) +6 (+19) +8 (+27) +5 (+16) -8 ( -27) -17 ( -55)   -17 ( -5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 30' +3h 02' +1h 23' -1h 10' -1h 54' -4h 06' -4h 40' -4h 30' -3h 36' -1h 48' +1h 36' +3h 05'   -0h 50'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 57' -0h 36' -0h 06' +0h 24' +0h 51' +1h 04' +0h 58' +0h 36' +0h 05' -0h 25' -0h 51' -1h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -18.2 -12.2 +7.8 +18.6 +18.6 +18.6 +18.6 +18.6 +8.5 -12.4 -18.1 -18.6   +2.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3.5 -6 -2.7 +6.6 +16.1 +23.9 +30.4 +36.4 +41.1 +35.7 +15.1 -1.4   +16
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +5.8 (+10) +5.3 (+10) +6.2 (+11) +8.6 (+15) +11.6 (+21) +14.3 (+26) +14.3 (+26) +13.4 (+24) +13.6 (+24) +11.1 (+20) +7.7 (+14) +5.5 (+10) +9.8 (+18)

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