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Accra vs Trincomalee Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Trincomalee, Sri Lanka is approximately 8,975 km or 5,577 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Trincomalee bearing 274.3° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 262.2° or W .
  • Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Trincomalee has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • The mean temperature is 2 °C (3.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.5 °C (0.9°F) less in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 782 mm (30.8 in) less which is equivalent to 782 l/m² (19.19 US gal/ft²) or 7,820,000 l/ha (836,010 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.5° higher in Accra than in Trincomalee.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0°C (0°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) 1 (+2) -1 (-2) -4 (-6) -6 (-10) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -2 (-3) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) -2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+3) +1 (+1) 0 (0) -1 (-3) -4 (-6) -5 (-8) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -116 (-5) -63 (-2) +19 (+1) +32 (+1) +93 (+4) +167 (+7) -21 (-1) -73 (-3) -64 (-3) -137 (-5) -296 (-12) -323 (-13) -782 (-31)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -11 ( -35) -4 ( -14) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +5 (+16) +12 (+40) +3 (+10) -1 ( -3) +2 (+7) -7 ( -23) -15 ( -50) -16 ( -52)   -32 ( -9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 09' +0h 05' +0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 08' -0h 10' -0h 09' -0h 05' -0h 00' +0h 04' +0h 08' +0h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +3 +3 +2.9 -3 -3 -2.9 -2.9 -2.9 +2.7 +2.8 +2.9 +3   +0.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -1 +0 +0 +5 +13 +22 +23 +19 +18 +9 -2 -3   +8.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +1.1 (+2) +0.6 (+1) +0 (+0) -0.3 (-1) -0.5 (-1) +0.5 (+1) -0.2 (0) -1.5 (-3) +0.1 (+0) -0.2 (0) -0.1 (0) +0.2 (+0) +0 (+0)

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