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Richmond, Virginia vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Richmond, Virginia, Usa and Accra, Ghana is approximately 8,498 km or 5,281 mi.
  • To reach Richmond, Virginia in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 307.3° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Richmond, Virginia bearing 273.4° or W .
  • Richmond, Virginia has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Richmond, Virginia is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome whereas Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 12 °C (21.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18 °C (32.4°F) more in Richmond, Virginia. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 333 mm (13.1 in) more which is equivalent to 333 l/m² (8.17 US gal/ft²) or 3,330,000 l/ha (355,999 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/7 as much.
  • There are 319 more hours of sunlight per year in Richmond, Virginia. In whichever way circa 0h 51' more per day or about 1 1/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 21.9° lower in Richmond, Virginia than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 26.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17.5°C (31.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -22 (-40) -17 (-31) -11 (-20) -5 (-9) 1 (+2) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) -1 (-2) -9 (-16) -15 (-27) -21 (-38) -10 (-17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-43) -24 (-42) -20 (-35) -14 (-24) -8 (-14) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) -4 (-7) -12 (-21) -18 (-32) -23 (-41) -12 (-22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -25 (-45) -22 (-40) -16 (-29) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -7 (-13) -14 (-25) -20 (-36) -24 (-43) -15 (-26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +73 (+3) +37 (+1) +13 (+1) -3 (0) -51 (-2) -99 (-4) +93 (+4) +124 (+5) +54 (+2) -4 (0) +38 (+1) +58 (+2) +333 (+13)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +8 (+26) +8 (+28) +6 (+19) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0) -4 ( -13) +5 (+16) +5 (+16) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6) +4 (+13) +7 (+23)   +40 (+11)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 05' -1h 31' -0h 17' +1h 14' +2h 11' +5h 24' +5h 23' +3h 46' +1h 56' -0h 38' -2h 24' -2h 36'   +0h 51'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 59' -1h 13' -0h 13' +0h 50' +1h 45' +2h 13' +2h 00' +1h 13' +0h 11' -0h 52' -1h 46' -2h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -31.7 -31.6 -31.5 -19.2 -2.6 +3.7 -2.3 -19 -31.7 -31.7 -31.8 -31.9   -21.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -19 -23 -26 -32 -31 -32 -29 -25 -26 -29 -27 -22   -26.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -26.6 (-48) -27.1 (-49) -24.5 (-44) -20.6 (-37) -14.6 (-26) -9.9 (-18) -5.7 (-10) -5.2 (-9) -9.8 (-18) -17.6 (-32) -22.9 (-41) -25.9 (-47) -17.5 (-32)

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