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Georgetown vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Georgetown, Ascension Island and Accra, Ghana is approximately 2,181 km or 1,355 mi.
  • To reach Georgetown in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 226.6° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Georgetown bearing 226.9° or SW .
  • Georgetown has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean temperature is 0.5 °C (0.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) less in Georgetown. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 645 mm (25.4 in) less which is equivalent to 645 l/m (15.83 US gal/ft) or 6,450,000 l/ha (689,548 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • There are 282 more hours of sunlight per year in Georgetown. In whichever way circa 0h 46' more per day or about 1 1/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.9° lower in Georgetown than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.2°C (5.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 1 (+2) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) +1 (+2) 0 (0) 0 (0) +1 (+2) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -12 (0) -27 (-1) -55 (-2) -49 (-2) -129 (-5) -178 (-7) -37 (-1) -5 (0) -32 (-1) -73 (-3) -34 (-1) -14 (-1) -645 (-25)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6) -3 ( -10) -8 ( -26) -11 ( -37) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) -6 ( -20) -6 ( -19) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -3)   -47 ( -13)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 29' +0h 36' +1h 42' +1h 48' +1h 42' +3h 52' +3h 05' +2h 00' -0h 12' -1h 54' -2h 42' -1h 13'   +0h 46'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 41' +0h 25' +0h 04' -0h 17' -0h 36' -0h 46' -0h 42' -0h 26' -0h 04' +0h 18' +0h 37' +0h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +13.4 +12.2 -2.8 -13.6 -13.6 -13.5 -13.5 -13.5 -3.4 +12 +13.3 +13.5   -0.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -9 -8 -8 -11 -14 -17 -18 -15 -13 -14 -11 -10   -12.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -3.4 (-6) -2.3 (-4) -2.8 (-5) -3.4 (-6) -3.1 (-6) -3.7 (-7) -2.4 (-4) -2.2 (-4) -3.3 (-6) -4 (-7) -4.4 (-8) -3.1 (-6) -3.2 (-6)

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