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Accra vs Port Harcourt Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Port Harcourt, Nigeria is approximately 800 km or 497 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Port Harcourt bearing 276.3° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 275.6° or W .
  • Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Port Harcourt has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Port Harcourt is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 0.2 °C (0.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.5 °C (2.7°F) more in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1506.6 mm (59.3 in) less which is equivalent to 1506.6 l/m² (36.98 US gal/ft²) or 15,066,000 l/ha (1,610,655 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.1° lower in Accra than in Port Harcourt.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (-1) -1 (-3) +-1 (-1) +0 (0) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) 0 (-1) 0 (0) +0 (0) +-1 (-1) -1 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) +0 (+0) +0 (+1) 0 (0) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) 0 (-1) 0 (0) +0 (+0) +0 (+1) 0 (0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) 0 (0) +0 (+1) 0 (-1) -1 (-3) 0 (-1) 0 (-1) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +0 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -13 (-1) -25 (-1) -63 (-2) -106 (-4) -90 (-4) -95 (-4) -296 (-12) -286 (-11) -327 (-13) -166 (-7) -38 (-2) -2 (0) -1507 (-59)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 02' -0h 01' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 02' +0h 02' +0h 02' +0h 01' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 02' -0h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -0.7 -0.7 -0.7 +0.8 +0.8 +0.8 +0.8 +0.7 -0.7 -0.7 -0.8 -0.7   -0.1

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