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Accra vs Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Usa is approximately 8,337 km or 5,181 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania bearing 95.3° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 129.9° or SE .
  • Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 14.1 °C (25.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.7 °C (39.1°F) less in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 264.8 mm (10.4 in) less which is equivalent to 264.8 l/m² (6.5 US gal/ft²) or 2,648,000 l/ha (283,089 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • There are 236 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Accra. In whichever way circa 0h 38' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.3° higher in Accra than in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Relative humidity levels are 26.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 19.3°C (34.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Accra relative to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 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) +21 (+38) +15 (+27) +8 (+15) +1 (+3) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) +4 (+7) +11 (+20) +18 (+33) +25 (+44) +13 (+23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +28 (+51) +27 (+48) +22 (+40) +17 (+30) +10 (+18) +4 (+7) 0 (-1) 0 (0) +5 (+10) +12 (+22) +19 (+34) +25 (+45) +14 (+25)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +28 (+51) +27 (+49) +23 (+42) +18 (+33) +12 (+21) +6 (+12) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +7 (+13) +14 (+25) +20 (+36) +25 (+45) +15 (+28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -66 (-3) -34 (-1) -15 (-1) -10 (0) +50 (+2) +98 (+4) -60 (-2) -81 (-3) -47 (-2) +14 (+1) -47 (-2) -68 (-3) -265 (-10)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -10 ( -32) -7 ( -25) -7 ( -23) -4 ( -13) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) -5 ( -17) -8 ( -26)   -44 ( -12)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 09' +1h 29' +0h 25' -0h 28' -1h 36' -5h 22' -5h 00' -3h 19' -2h 02' +0h 21' +2h 46' +2h 58'   -0h 38'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 11' +1h 21' +0h 14' -0h 56' -1h 56' -2h 27' -2h 13' -1h 21' -0h 12' +0h 58' +1h 58' +2h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +34.1 +34 +33.9 +21.6 +5 -1.4 +4.6 +21.4 +34.1 +34 +34.1 +34.3   +24.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +18 +20 +24 +31 +31 +32 +32 +28 +27 +30 +24 +20   +26.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +30.2 (+54) +29.3 (+53) +26.3 (+47) +23.2 (+42) +16.7 (+30) +11.2 (+20) +7.2 (+13) +6.3 (+11) +11.4 (+21) +18.7 (+34) +23.5 (+42) +27.5 (+50) +19.3 (+35)

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