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Accra vs Pituffik/ Thule Air Base Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Pituffik/ Thule Air Base, Greenland is approximately 8,858 km or 5,504 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Pituffik/ Thule Air Base bearing 109.6° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 167.3° or SSE .
  • Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Pituffik/ Thule Air Base is in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The average temperature is 37.7 °C (67.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 25.2 °C (45.4°F) less in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 663 mm (26.1 in) more which is equivalent to 663 l/m² (16.27 US gal/ft²) or 6,630,000 l/ha (708,791 US gal/ac) more. About 6 1/3 as much.
  • There are 707 more hours of sunlight per year in Accra. In whichever way circa 1h 57' more per day or about 1 3/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 60.8° higher in Accra than in Pituffik/ Thule Air Base.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 38.7°C (69.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Accra relative to Pituffik/ Thule Air Base. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Pituffik/ Thule Air Base vs Accra.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +51 (+92) +53 (+95) +52 (+94) +45 (+81) +34 (+60) +25 (+45) +20 (+35) +21 (+37) +28 (+51) +37 (+66) +44 (+79) +49 (+88) +38 (+69)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +51 (+91) +52 (+94) +52 (+94) +45 (+81) +33 (+59) +25 (+44) +20 (+36) +20 (+36) +27 (+49) +36 (+64) +44 (+78) +49 (+87) +38 (+68)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +50 (+90) +51 (+93) +52 (+93) +45 (+81) +32 (+57) +24 (+43) +20 (+36) +19 (+35) +26 (+47) +35 (+63) +43 (+78) +48 (+86) +37 (+67)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +10 (+0) +31 (+1) +69 (+3) +76 (+3) +138 (+5) +186 (+7) +33 (+1) -8 (0) +22 (+1) +68 (+3) +28 (+1) +10 (+0) +663 (+26)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -11) +1 (+3) +3 (+10) +6 (+19) +10 (+33) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) +2 (+7) +2 (+6) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13)   +14 (+4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +6h 54' +7h 09' +3h 03' -2h 42' -3h 15' -4h 42' -4h 03' -2h 11' +1h 28' +6h 13' +8h 00' +7h 36'   +1h 57'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +11h 42' +9h 38' +1h 26' -6h 19' -11h 44' -11h 40' -11h 42' -9h 32' -1h 13' +6h 36' +11h 44' +11h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +70.7 +70.3 +70.5 +58.2 +41.6 +35.3 +41.2 +58 +70.6 +70.3 +70.7 +70.9   +60.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +15 +14 +14 +18 +19 +16 +14 +11 +13 +14 +14 +12   +14.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +51.2 (+92) +52.2 (+94) +52.3 (+94) +46.2 (+83) +34.6 (+62) +26.5 (+48) +22 (+40) +21.6 (+39) +28.3 (+51) +36.8 (+66) +44.3 (+80) +48.6 (+87) +38.7 (+70)

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