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Accra vs Raufarhöfn Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Raufarhöfn, Iceland is approximately 6,875 km or 4,272 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Raufarhöfn bearing 162.1° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 172.9° or S .
  • Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Raufarhöfn has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Raufarhöfn is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 24.5 °C (44.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.2 °C (11.2°F) less in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 55.1 mm (2.2 in) more which is equivalent to 55.1 l/m² (1.35 US gal/ft²) or 551,000 l/ha (58,906 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 1382 more hours of sunlight per year in Accra. In whichever way circa 3h 47' more per day or about 2 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 50.7° higher in Accra than in Raufarhöfn.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 23.4°C (42.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +31 (+56) +31 (+56) +30 (+54) +29 (+52) +25 (+45) +20 (+36) +16 (+29) +17 (+31) +20 (+36) +24 (+43) +28 (+50) +30 (+54) +25 (+45)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +30 (+53) +29 (+53) +30 (+54) +28 (+51) +24 (+43) +20 (+35) +17 (+30) +16 (+29) +20 (+36) +23 (+42) +28 (+50) +29 (+52) +25 (+44)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +27 (+49) +27 (+49) +28 (+50) +26 (+47) +22 (+40) +19 (+34) +16 (+29) +16 (+29) +18 (+32) +21 (+38) +25 (+45) +27 (+49) +23 (+41)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -60 (-2) -20 (-1) +7 (+0) +35 (+1) +117 (+5) +154 (+6) +1 (+0) -42 (-2) -33 (-1) -6 (0) -42 (-2) -58 (-2) +55 (+2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -14 ( -45) -13 ( -46) -10 ( -32) -7 ( -23) -1 ( -3) +4 (+13) -6 ( -19) -10 ( -32) -9 ( -30) -8 ( -26) -13 ( -43) -16 ( -52)   -103 ( -28)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +6h 30' +5h 54' +4h 11' +3h 10' +1h 48' -1h 06' -0h 17' +1h 54' +2h 54' +5h 23' +7h 30' +7h 36'   +3h 47'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +8h 02' +4h 18' +0h 44' -2h 53' -6h 40' -10h 09' -8h 14' -4h 19' -0h 38' +2h 59' +6h 47' +10h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +60.5 +60.5 +60.5 +48.2 +31.6 +25.2 +31.1 +47.9 +60.5 +60.4 +60.4 +60.4   +50.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 -1.6 -1.4 +0.1 -1.7 -0.6 -3.2 -5.4 -5 -2.5 -1.2 -0.2   -1.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +28.5 (+51) +27.9 (+50) +28.7 (+52) +27.1 (+49) +23.3 (+42) +19.1 (+34) +15.6 (+28) +14.7 (+26) +18.9 (+34) +22.5 (+41) +26.4 (+48) +27.8 (+50) +23.4 (+42)

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