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Accra vs Orkney Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Orkney Islands, Uk is approximately 5,937 km or 3,689 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Orkney Islands bearing 176.6° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 178.2° or S .
  • Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean annual temperature is 18.4 °C (33.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5 °C (9°F) less in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 161 mm (6.3 in) less which is equivalent to 161 l/m² (3.95 US gal/ft²) or 1,610,000 l/ha (172,120 US gal/ac) less. About 5/6 as much.
  • There are 1173 more hours of sunlight per year in Accra. In whichever way circa 3h 13' more per day or about 2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 43.3° higher in Accra than in Orkney Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17.9°C (32.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+47) +26 (+47) +25 (+45) +23 (+41) +19 (+34) +15 (+27) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +15 (+27) +19 (+34) +23 (+41) +24 (+43) +20 (+36)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +24 (+42) +24 (+42) +23 (+41) +22 (+39) +18 (+32) +15 (+27) +12 (+21) +11 (+20) +14 (+25) +17 (+31) +21 (+37) +22 (+40) +18 (+33)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+38) +21 (+38) +21 (+38) +20 (+36) +17 (+31) +15 (+27) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +15 (+27) +18 (+32) +20 (+36) +17 (+31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -89 (-4) -42 (-2) +8 (+0) +31 (+1) +99 (+4) +147 (+6) -22 (-1) -59 (-2) -38 (-1) -33 (-1) -69 (-3) -94 (-4) -161 (-6)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -19 ( -61) -15 ( -53) -9 ( -29) -6 ( -20) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) -6 ( -19) -8 ( -26) -7 ( -23) -10 ( -32) -16 ( -53) -19 ( -61)   -111 ( -30)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +5h 48' +5h 12' +4h 00' +2h 06' +1h 21' -0h 52' +0h 15' +0h 50' +1h 54' +4h 32' +6h 40' +6h 48'   +3h 13'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 58' +2h 57' +0h 31' -2h 00' -4h 20' -5h 40' -5h 03' -2h 57' -0h 27' +2h 05' +4h 23' +5h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +53.2 +53 +53 +40.7 +24.1 +17.7 +23.6 +40.4 +53 +52.9 +53.1 +53.3   +43.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -6 -5 -3 +5 +4 +8 +6 +1 +1 -1 -6 -7   -0.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) +21.8 (+39) +21.9 (+39) +21.8 (+39) +21.8 (+39) +18.3 (+33) +16.2 (+29) +12.4 (+22) +10.9 (+20) +13.8 (+25) +16.5 (+30) +19 (+34) +20.1 (+36) +17.9 (+32)

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