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Akureyri vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Akureyri, Iceland and Accra, Ghana is approximately 6,826 km or 4,242 mi.
  • To reach Akureyri in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 351.7° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Akureyri bearing 339.6° or NNW .
  • Akureyri has a dry-summer maritime subalpine climate (Csc) whereas Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Akureyri is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 23.3 °C (41.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.7 °C (15.7°F) more in Akureyri. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 298.1 mm (11.7 in) less which is equivalent to 298.1 l/m² (7.32 US gal/ft²) or 2,981,000 l/ha (318,689 US gal/ac) less. About 5/8 as much.
  • There are 1404 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Akureyri. In whichever way circa 3h 51' less per day or about 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 50° lower in Akureyri than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 22.7°C (40.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -31 (-56) -31 (-56) -29 (-52) -29 (-52) -21 (-38) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -18 (-32) -23 (-41) -28 (-50) -30 (-54) -24 (-42)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-53) -29 (-52) -29 (-53) -26 (-48) -22 (-39) -17 (-30) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -19 (-35) -23 (-41) -27 (-49) -29 (-52) -23 (-42)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -27 (-49) -27 (-49) -27 (-49) -25 (-45) -20 (-36) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -17 (-31) -21 (-38) -25 (-45) -27 (-49) -22 (-39)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +39 (+2) +6 (+0) -30 (-1) -53 (-2) -126 (-5) -165 (-6) -16 (-1) +18 (+1) -1 (0) -22 (-1) +16 (+1) +35 (+1) -298 (-12)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +12 (+39) +11 (+39) +7 (+23) +4 (+13) -3 ( -10) -5 ( -17) +4 (+13) +5 (+16) +4 (+13) +5 (+16) +10 (+33) +14 (+45)   +68 (+19)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 40' -6h 09' -4h 38' -3h 32' -1h 32' +0h 48' +0h 21' -1h 15' -3h 06' -5h 19' -7h 34' -7h 36'   -3h 51'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 30' -4h 07' -0h 43' +2h 46' +6h 19' +9h 05' +7h 40' +4h 08' +0h 37' -2h 52' -6h 25' -9h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -59.8 -59.7 -59.7 -47.4 -30.8 -24.4 -30.4 -47.1 -59.8 -59.7 -59.7 -59.7   -50
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +2.8 +4.8 +5.4 -0.2 -5.1 -9.9 -6.4 -3.7 -2.4 -0.4 +2.9 +3.8   -0.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -28.1 (-51) -27 (-49) -27.2 (-49) -25.5 (-46) -21.9 (-39) -18.4 (-33) -14.9 (-27) -14.3 (-26) -19.2 (-35) -22.6 (-41) -26 (-47) -27.1 (-49) -22.7 (-41)

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