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Accra vs San Jose Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and San Jose, Costa Rica is approximately 9,237 km or 5,740 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from San Jose bearing 85.5° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 99.4° or E .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas San Jose is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 6 °C (10.7°F) warmer.
  • 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 1011 mm (39.8 in) less which is equivalent to 1011 l/m² (24.81 US gal/ft²) or 10,110,000 l/ha (1,080,826 US gal/ac) less. About 4/9 as much.
  • There are 337 more hours of sunlight per year in Accra. In whichever way circa 0h 54' more per day or about 1 1/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.8° higher in Accra than in San Jose.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.6°C (15.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +5 (+8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+15) +9 (+15) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +5 (+8) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +6 (+11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +1 (+0) +32 (+1) +53 (+2) +36 (+1) -84 (-3) -48 (-2) -162 (-6) -224 (-9) -265 (-10) -220 (-9) -107 (-4) -23 (-1) -1011 (-40)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) +1 (+4) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0) -8 ( -26) -8 ( -27) -16 ( -52) -18 ( -58) -16 ( -53) -16 ( -52) -10 ( -33) -4 ( -13)   -93 ( -25)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 05' -0h 27' -0h 48' +0h 06' +1h 36' +0h 48' +0h 36' +0h 36' +0h 42' +2h 42' +3h 30' +1h 42'   +0h 54'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 13' +0h 08' +0h 01' -0h 05' -0h 12' -0h 15' -0h 13' -0h 08' -0h 01' +0h 06' +0h 12' +0h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +4.3 +4.2 +4.1 -4.2 -4.2 -4.3 -4.3 -4.3 +4.3 +4.3 +4.3 +4.4   +0.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +16 +20 +22 +20 +12 +11 +11 +10 +6 +5 +9 +12   +12.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +11.7 (+21) +12.8 (+23) +12.4 (+22) +10.8 (+19) +7.9 (+14) +6.6 (+12) +5.6 (+10) +4.9 (+9) +5.1 (+9) +6.4 (+12) +8.7 (+16) +9.8 (+18) +8.6 (+15)

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