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Accra vs Nuwara Eliya Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka is approximately 8,935 km or 5,553 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Nuwara Eliya bearing 274.5° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 263.9° or W .
  • Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Nuwara Eliya has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb).
  • Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Nuwara Eliya is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 10.6 °C (19.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.6 °C (2.9°F) more in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1117 mm (44 in) less which is equivalent to 1117 l/m² (27.41 US gal/ft²) or 11,170,000 l/ha (1,194,147 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.2° higher in Accra than in Nuwara Eliya.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +11 (+19) +10 (+17) +9 (+17) +10 (+17) +10 (+18) +9 (+15) +8 (+15) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +12 (+21) +10 (+18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +12 (+21) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +8 (+15) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +11 (+21) +12 (+21) +11 (+19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+24) +14 (+24) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +10 (+17) +9 (+17) +8 (+15) +10 (+17) +10 (+18) +12 (+21) +12 (+22) +11 (+20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -91 (-4) -38 (-1) +2 (+0) -69 (-3) -33 (-1) +17 (+1) -125 (-5) -143 (-6) -136 (-5) -148 (-6) -177 (-7) -176 (-7) -1117 (-44)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -11 ( -35) -7 ( -25) -6 ( -19) -9 ( -30) -6 ( -19) -10 ( -33) -15 ( -48) -16 ( -52) -12 ( -40) -12 ( -39) -17 ( -57) -15 ( -48)   -136 ( -37)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 04' +0h 02' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 03' -0h 04' -0h 04' -0h 02' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 03' +0h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +1.4 +1.5 +1.4 -1.4 -1.4 -1.3 -1.3 -1.3 +1.2 +1.3 +1.3 +1.4   +0.2

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