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Cape Town vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cape Town, South Africa and Accra, Ghana is approximately 4,822 km or 2,997 mi.
  • To reach Cape Town in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 157.1° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cape Town bearing 152.2° or SSE .
  • Cape Town is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 9.9 °C (17.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5 °C (9°F) more in Cape Town. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 312 mm (12.3 in) less which is equivalent to 312 l/m (7.66 US gal/ft) or 3,120,000 l/ha (333,549 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • There are 616 more hours of sunlight per year in Cape Town. In whichever way circa 1h 41' more per day or about 1 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.1° lower in Cape Town than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.3°C (18.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -9 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -9 (-15) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -12 (-21) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -10 (-18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -11 (-20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -2 (0) -21 (-1) -52 (-2) -41 (-2) -77 (-3) -100 (-4) +34 (+1) +61 (+2) +1 (+0) -77 (-3) -37 (-1) -1 (0) -312 (-12)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) +2 (+7) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) +6 (+19) +6 (+19) +2 (+7) 0 ( 0) +2 (+7) +3 (+10)   +24 (+7)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 00' +3h 04' +1h 54' -0h 12' -0h 54' +1h 12' +1h 05' +1h 25' +1h 30' +1h 48' +1h 54' +3h 29'   +1h 41'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 16' +1h 24' +0h 15' -0h 58' -2h 01' -2h 32' -2h 18' -1h 25' -0h 13' +1h 00' +2h 02' +2h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +11.3 -7.3 -28.7 -39.6 -39.6 -39.6 -39.5 -39.5 -29.3 -6.7 +11.4 +18.5   -19.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -8 -4 +0 +0 +1 -2 -2 -1 -3 -7 -6 -8   -3.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -8 (-14) -7.1 (-13) -8.2 (-15) -10.7 (-19) -11.6 (-21) -13.1 (-24) -12.6 (-23) -10.9 (-20) -11.8 (-21) -11.1 (-20) -10 (-18) -8.9 (-16) -10.3 (-19)

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