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Columbia, South Carolina vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Columbia, South Carolina, Usa and Accra, Ghana is approximately 8,826 km or 5,485 mi.
  • To reach Columbia, South Carolina in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 303.5° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Columbia, South Carolina bearing 270.4° or W .
  • Columbia, South Carolina has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Columbia, South Carolina is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 9.3 °C (16.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.5 °C (29.7°F) more in Columbia, South Carolina. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 480.7 mm (18.9 in) more which is equivalent to 480.7 l/m (11.8 US gal/ft) or 4,807,000 l/ha (513,900 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/5 as much.
  • There are 634 more hours of sunlight per year in Columbia, South Carolina. In whichever way circa 1h 43' more per day or about 1 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.4° lower in Columbia, South Carolina than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 29.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.9°C (28.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -17 (-30) -12 (-21) -7 (-13) -2 (-4) 3 (+5) +6 (+11) +5 (+10) 1 (+1) -5 (-10) -11 (-20) -16 (-29) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -19 (-35) -15 (-27) -11 (-19) -5 (-10) -1 (-1) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) -2 (-4) -9 (-15) -14 (-26) -19 (-34) -9 (-17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -23 (-41) -22 (-39) -18 (-33) -14 (-26) -8 (-15) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) 0 (-1) -5 (-8) -12 (-21) -18 (-32) -21 (-39) -12 (-22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +96 (+4) +68 (+3) +49 (+2) +1 (+0) -52 (-2) -71 (-3) +91 (+4) +139 (+5) +53 (+2) -3 (0) +36 (+1) +73 (+3) +481 (+19)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +6 (+19) +7 (+25) +4 (+13) +1 (+3) -3 ( -10) -5 ( -17) +5 (+16) +5 (+16) 0 ( 0) -4 ( -13) +2 (+7) +7 (+23)   +25 (+7)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 50' -0h 29' +0h 17' +2h 24' +3h 03' +6h 04' +5h 13' +4h 52' +2h 14' +0h 23' -1h 06' -1h 23'   +1h 43'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 42' -1h 03' -0h 11' +0h 43' +1h 30' +1h 54' +1h 43' +1h 03' +0h 10' -0h 45' -1h 31' -1h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -28.2 -28.1 -28 -15.6 +0.9 +7.3 +1.3 -15.5 -28.1 -28.1 -28.2 -28.4   -18.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -23 -26 -28 -35 -36 -35 -31 -28 -27 -33 -31 -24   -29.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -24.9 (-45) -24.3 (-44) -21.1 (-38) -19 (-34) -14.2 (-26) -9.3 (-17) -4.8 (-9) -4.2 (-8) -8.3 (-15) -16 (-29) -21.1 (-38) -23.2 (-42) -15.9 (-29)

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