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Accra vs Port Moresby Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea is approximately 16,396 km or 10,189 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Port Moresby bearing 265.6° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 278.8° or W .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Both are in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 0.5 °C (0.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) more in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 363 mm (14.3 in) less which is equivalent to 363 l/m² (8.91 US gal/ft²) or 3,630,000 l/ha (388,071 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 112 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Accra. In whichever way circa 0h 17' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.4° higher in Accra than in Port Moresby.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.4°C (0.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) 0 (0) 0 (0) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -134 (-5) -157 (-6) -97 (-4) -91 (-4) +96 (+4) +162 (+6) +37 (+1) -21 (-1) -13 (-1) +60 (+2) -59 (-2) -146 (-6) -363 (-14)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6 ( -19) -5 ( -18) -4 ( -13) +2 (+7) +9 (+29) +11 (+37) +5 (+16) +4 (+13) +6 (+20) +7 (+23) +1 (+3) -4 ( -13)   +26 (+7)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 17' +2h 01' +1h 11' -0h 18' -0h 23' -2h 24' -2h 11' -2h 23' -1h 00' +0h 11' -0h 18' +0h 42'   -0h 17'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 46' -0h 28' -0h 05' +0h 20' +0h 41' +0h 51' +0h 46' +0h 28' +0h 04' -0h 20' -0h 41' -0h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -14.8 -12.8 +4.2 +14.9 +15 +15.1 +15.1 +15.1 +5 -12.8 -14.8 -15   +1.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3 -1 -1 -1 -4 +7 +9 +9 +9 +7 +7 +5   +4.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.1 (+0) +0.3 (+1) +0.8 (+1) +0.7 (+1) -0.8 (-1) +1.4 (+3) +0.4 (+1) -0.1 (0) +0.5 (+1) +0.5 (+1) +0.6 (+1) +0.1 (+0) +0.4 (+1)

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