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Accra vs Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia is approximately 15,639 km or 9,718 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua bearing 275.7° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 267.2° or W .
  • Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.5 °C (0.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4 °C (7.2°F) more in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1040 mm (40.9 in) less which is equivalent to 1040 l/m² (25.52 US gal/ft²) or 10,400,000 l/ha (1,111,829 US gal/ac) less. About 3/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.1° lower in Accra than in Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.3°C (0.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Accra relative to Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Sentani/ Jayapura, Papua vs Accra.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -216 (-9) -202 (-8) -165 (-6) -101 (-4) +62 (+2) +118 (+5) -21 (-1) -92 (-4) -86 (-3) -4 (0) -141 (-6) -192 (-8) -1040 (-41)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -14 ( -45) -14 ( -50) -12 ( -39) -8 ( -27) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) -3 ( -10) -5 ( -16) -2 ( -7) -3 ( -10) -10 ( -33) -14 ( -45)   -81 ( -22)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 25' -0h 15' -0h 02' +0h 10' +0h 22' +0h 27' +0h 25' +0h 15' +0h 02' -0h 11' -0h 22' -0h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -8 -7.7 -2.3 +8.1 +8.1 +8.2 +8.2 +8.3 -1.6 -7.9 -8.2 -8.1   -0.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3 -6 -5 -2 -1 +3 +3 +2 +2 +3 -2 -3   -0.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) +0.8 (+1) +0.2 (+0) +0.9 (+2) +1.5 (+3) +0.8 (+1) +0.6 (+1) -0.9 (-2) -1.6 (-3) -0.1 (0) +0.6 (+1) +0.6 (+1) +0.3 (+1) +0.3 (+1)

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