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Port Moresby vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea and Accra, Ghana is approximately 16,396 km or 10,189 mi.
  • To reach Port Moresby in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 98.8° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Port Moresby bearing 85.6° or E .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Both are in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 0.5 °C (0.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) less in Port Moresby. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 363 mm (14.3 in) more which is equivalent to 363 l/m (8.91 US gal/ft) or 3,630,000 l/ha (388,071 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/2 as much.
  • There are 112 more hours of sunlight per year in Port Moresby. In whichever way circa 0h 17' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.4° lower in Port Moresby than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.4°C (0.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +134 (+5) +157 (+6) +97 (+4) +91 (+4) -96 (-4) -162 (-6) -37 (-1) +21 (+1) +13 (+1) -60 (-2) +59 (+2) +146 (+6) +363 (+14)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +6 (+19) +5 (+18) +4 (+13) -2 ( -7) -9 ( -29) -11 ( -37) -5 ( -16) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -20) -7 ( -23) -1 ( -3) +4 (+13)   -26 ( -7)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 17' -2h 01' -1h 11' +0h 18' +0h 23' +2h 24' +2h 11' +2h 23' +1h 00' -0h 11' +0h 18' -0h 42'   +0h 17'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 46' +0h 28' +0h 05' -0h 20' -0h 41' -0h 51' -0h 46' -0h 28' -0h 04' +0h 20' +0h 41' +0h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +14.8 +12.8 -4.2 -14.9 -15 -15.1 -15.1 -15.1 -5 +12.8 +14.8 +15   -1.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3 +1 +1 +1 +4 -7 -9 -9 -9 -7 -7 -5   -4.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -0.1 (0) -0.3 (-1) -0.8 (-1) -0.7 (-1) +0.8 (+1) -1.4 (-3) -0.4 (-1) +0.1 (+0) -0.5 (-1) -0.5 (-1) -0.6 (-1) -0.1 (0) -0.4 (-1)

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