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Accra vs Puttalam Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Puttalam, Sri Lanka is approximately 8,824 km or 5,483 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Puttalam bearing 274.2° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 262.9° or W .
  • Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Puttalam has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • Both are in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.3 °C (2.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.8 °C (1.4°F) more in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 408 mm (16.1 in) less which is equivalent to 408 l/m² (10.01 US gal/ft²) or 4,080,000 l/ha (436,179 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.4° higher in Accra than in Puttalam.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) -1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -4 (-6) -5 (-8) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) +0 (+0) +1 (+2) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -39 (-2) -3 (0) +7 (+0) -94 (-4) +50 (+2) +151 (+6) +33 (+1) +0 (+0) -24 (-1) -158 (-6) -211 (-8) -120 (-5) -408 (-16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 07' +0h 04' +0h 00' -0h 03' -0h 06' -0h 08' -0h 07' -0h 04' -0h 00' +0h 03' +0h 06' +0h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +2.5 +2.5 +2.4 -2.5 -2.4 -2.4 -2.4 -2.3 +2.2 +2.3 +2.3 +2.5   +0.4

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