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Accra vs Vancouver, British Columbia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada is approximately 11,819 km or 7,344 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Vancouver, British Columbia bearing 60.4° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 145.2° or SE .
  • Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Vancouver, British Columbia has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Vancouver, British Columbia is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 16.6 °C (29.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.4 °C (18.7°F) less in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 380.3 mm (15 in) less which is equivalent to 380.3 l/m² (9.33 US gal/ft²) or 3,803,000 l/ha (406,566 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 542 more hours of sunlight per year in Accra. In whichever way circa 1h 30' more per day or about 1 2/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 33.6° higher in Accra than in Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17.8°C (32°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+47) +24 (+43) +22 (+40) +19 (+35) +15 (+26) +10 (+17) +5 (+10) +5 (+10) +11 (+19) +17 (+30) +22 (+40) +25 (+45) +17 (+30)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +25 (+44) +23 (+41) +22 (+39) +19 (+35) +15 (+27) +11 (+19) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +11 (+20) +16 (+29) +21 (+38) +24 (+42) +17 (+30)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +23 (+41) +22 (+39) +21 (+39) +19 (+34) +15 (+27) +12 (+22) +9 (+17) +8 (+15) +12 (+21) +16 (+28) +20 (+36) +22 (+40) +17 (+30)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -134 (-5) -87 (-3) -36 (-1) +7 (+0) +83 (+3) +147 (+6) +13 (+1) -22 (-1) -24 (-1) -35 (-1) -132 (-5) -161 (-6) -380 (-15)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -18 ( -58) -14 ( -50) -12 ( -39) -6 ( -20) +1 (+3) +4 (+13) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -7) -6 ( -19) -14 ( -47) -19 ( -61)   -87 ( -24)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +5h 15' +4h 19' +3h 23' +1h 10' -0h 44' -2h 38' -4h 52' -3h 13' -0h 18' +3h 25' +5h 58' +6h 15'   +1h 30'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 13' +1h 58' +0h 21' -1h 21' -2h 50' -3h 37' -3h 15' -1h 58' -0h 18' +1h 24' +2h 52' +3h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +43.4 +43.2 +43.1 +30.8 +14.3 +8 +14 +30.8 +43.4 +43.4 +43.5 +43.6   +33.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -6 -2 +5 +15 +19 +22 +23 +18 +10 +3 -5 -9   +7.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +22.8 (+41) +21.7 (+39) +22 (+40) +21.6 (+39) +18.4 (+33) +15.1 (+27) +11.9 (+21) +10.1 (+18) +12.9 (+23) +16.2 (+29) +19.6 (+35) +21.3 (+38) +17.8 (+32)

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