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Accra vs Zanzibar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Accra, Ghana and Zanzibar, Tanzania is approximately 4,565 km or 2,836 mi.
  • To reach Accra in this distance one would set out from Zanzibar bearing 285.9° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Accra bearing 286.2° or WNW .
  • Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Zanzibar has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The average temperature is 0.8 °C (1.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1 °C (1.8°F) more in Accra. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 897 mm (35.3 in) less which is equivalent to 897 l/m² (22.01 US gal/ft²) or 8,970,000 l/ha (958,953 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 378 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Accra. In whichever way circa 1h 01' less per day or about 6/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.5° higher in Accra than in Zanzibar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.6°C (8.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (0) +0 (0) +0 (0) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +0 (0) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) +0 (0) +0 (0) +0 (0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) 0 (0) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -73 (-3) -19 (-1) -80 (-3) -319 (-13) -110 (-4) +125 (+5) +1 (+0) -31 (-1) -10 (0) -17 (-1) -188 (-7) -176 (-7) -897 (-35)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 36' -0h 36' -0h 05' +1h 24' -0h 11' -2h 36' -2h 34' -3h 23' -2h 48' -1h 05' +0h 36' -0h 23'   -1h 01'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 36' -0h 22' -0h 04' +0h 15' +0h 32' +0h 40' +0h 36' +0h 22' +0h 03' -0h 16' -0h 32' -0h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -11.7 -10.9 +1.1 +11.8 +11.8 +11.8 +11.8 +11.8 +1.8 -10.9 -11.7 -11.8   +0.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +15 +13 +9 +7 +13 +22 +24 +26 +26 +23 +11 +12   +16.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +3.9 (+7) +3.5 (+6) +3 (+5) +2.9 (+5) +3.8 (+7) +5.8 (+10) +5.3 (+10) +5.9 (+11) +7.5 (+14) +6.2 (+11) +3.9 (+7) +3.1 (+6) +4.6 (+8)

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