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Addis Ababa vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Accra, Ghana is approximately 4,312 km or 2,680 mi.
  • To reach Addis Ababa in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 82.6° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Addis Ababa bearing 87.8° or E .
  • Addis Ababa has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb) whereas Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Addis Ababa is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 10.6 °C (19.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1 °C (1.8°F) less in Addis Ababa. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 302 mm (11.9 in) more which is equivalent to 302 l/m (7.41 US gal/ft) or 3,020,000 l/ha (322,858 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/8 as much.
  • There are 62 more hours of sunlight per year in Addis Ababa. In whichever way circa 0h 10' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.6° lower in Addis Ababa than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14.8°C (26.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -8 (-14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -11 (-19) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -10 (-17) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -11 (-19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -14 (-25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +4 (+0) -5 (0) +7 (+0) +14 (+1) -89 (-4) -81 (-3) +196 (+8) +253 (+10) +77 (+3) -40 (-2) -29 (-1) -5 (0) +302 (+12)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +2 (+6) +3 (+11) +5 (+16) +6 (+20) -2 ( -6) +5 (+17) +21 (+68) +22 (+71) +15 (+50) -4 ( -13) -2 ( -7) 0 ( 0)   +71 (+19)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 11' -0h 10' +0h 05' -1h 00' +0h 48' +1h 00' -1h 48' -1h 54' -0h 18' +1h 00' +1h 00' +2h 05'   +0h 10'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 10' -0h 06' -0h 01' +0h 04' +0h 09' +0h 11' +0h 10' +0h 06' +0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 09' -0h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -3.4 -3.4 -3.3 +3.4 +3.4 +3.3 +3.3 +3.3 -3.2 -3.3 -3.3 -3.4   -0.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -29 -28 -23 -21 -30 -21 -3 -3 -8 -26 -27 -25   -20.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -18.8 (-34) -17.8 (-32) -15.5 (-28) -14.8 (-27) -15.7 (-28) -13.6 (-24) -9.8 (-18) -9.3 (-17) -11.3 (-20) -16.3 (-29) -17.8 (-32) -17.2 (-31) -14.8 (-27)

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