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Accra vs New York Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and New York, Usa is approximately 8,245 km or 5,124 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from New York bearing 96.5° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 131.1° or SE .
  • Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas New York has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas New York is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 13.9 °C (25°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.2 °C (38.2°F) less in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 413.2 mm (16.3 in) less which is equivalent to 413.2 l/m² (10.14 US gal/ft²) or 4,132,000 l/ha (441,738 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 279 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Accra. In whichever way circa 0h 45' less per day or about 8/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.4° higher in Accra than in New York.
  • Relative humidity levels are 22.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18.1°C (32.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +29 (+52) +27 (+49) +22 (+40) +16 (+28) +9 (+16) +2 (+4) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) +4 (+8) +12 (+21) +19 (+34) +25 (+45) +13 (+24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +28 (+50) +27 (+48) +22 (+40) +17 (+30) +10 (+18) +4 (+7) 0 (-1) 0 (0) +5 (+10) +12 (+21) +18 (+33) +24 (+44) +14 (+25)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +27 (+48) +26 (+46) +22 (+40) +17 (+31) +11 (+20) +6 (+10) +2 (+3) +1 (+3) +6 (+12) +12 (+22) +18 (+32) +24 (+43) +14 (+26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -71 (-3) -46 (-2) -31 (-1) -25 (-1) +33 (+1) +100 (+4) -62 (-2) -86 (-3) -59 (-2) -10 (0) -76 (-3) -81 (-3) -413 (-16)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -9 ( -29) -8 ( -28) -7 ( -23) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) +4 (+13) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) -5 ( -17) -8 ( -26)   -44 ( -12)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 01' +1h 31' +0h 27' -0h 02' -1h 15' -5h 14' -5h 17' -3h 52' -2h 12' +0h 03' +2h 16' +2h 30'   -0h 45'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 18' +1h 25' +0h 15' -0h 58' -2h 02' -2h 34' -2h 20' -1h 25' -0h 13' +1h 00' +2h 03' +2h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +35.2 +35.1 +35 +22.7 +6.1 -0.2 +5.8 +22.5 +35.2 +35.1 +35.3 +35.4   +25.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +18 +19 +21 +25 +26 +27 +28 +23 +22 +24 +20 +19   +22.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +29.7 (+53) +28.8 (+52) +25.6 (+46) +21.5 (+39) +15.4 (+28) +9.9 (+18) +6 (+11) +4.9 (+9) +10.1 (+18) +16.6 (+30) +21.9 (+39) +26.9 (+48) +18.1 (+33)

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