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Pretoria vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Pretoria, South Africa and Accra, Ghana is approximately 4,638 km or 2,882 mi.
  • To reach Pretoria in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 140° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Pretoria bearing 134.7° or SE .
  • Pretoria has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Pretoria is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 9.2 °C (16.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.5 °C (11.7°F) more in Pretoria. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 270 mm (10.6 in) less which is equivalent to 270 l/m (6.63 US gal/ft) or 2,700,000 l/ha (288,648 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 877 more hours of sunlight per year in Pretoria. In whichever way circa 2h 23' more per day or about 1 3/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11° lower in Pretoria than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 21.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.6°C (24.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -15 (-27) -14 (-24) -10 (-18) -9 (-15) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -6 (-10) -9 (-17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -7 (-13) -10 (-18) -14 (-25) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -19 (-34) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -12 (-22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +119 (+5) +39 (+2) +6 (+0) -28 (-1) -132 (-5) -186 (-7) -46 (-2) -11 (0) -20 (-1) -73 (-3) -28 (-1) +90 (+4) -270 (-11)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +10 (+32) +8 (+28) +5 (+16) -2 ( -7) -8 ( -26) -13 ( -43) -6 ( -19) -5 ( -16) -5 ( -17) -2 ( -6) +7 (+23) +10 (+32)   -1 ( 0)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 23' +0h 42' +0h 30' +1h 36' +2h 30' +4h 24' +4h 46' +4h 54' +3h 36' +1h 48' +1h 00' +1h 29'   +2h 23'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 42' +1h 03' +0h 11' -0h 44' -1h 30' -1h 53' -1h 43' -1h 03' -0h 10' +0h 45' +1h 31' +1h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +19.2 +0.8 -20.5 -31.3 -31.3 -31.4 -31.3 -31.3 -21.1 +1.4 +19.1 +26.6   -11
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -12 -9 -8 -14 -20 -27 -31 -34 -35 -30 -20 -15   -21.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -8.4 (-15) -7.8 (-14) -9.5 (-17) -13.6 (-24) -17.8 (-32) -20.2 (-36) -19.7 (-35) -17.4 (-31) -16.6 (-30) -12.8 (-23) -10.8 (-19) -8.6 (-15) -13.6 (-24)

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