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Upernavik vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Upernavik, Greenland and Accra, Ghana is approximately 8,345 km or 5,186 mi.
  • To reach Upernavik in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 345.3° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Upernavik bearing 301.4° or WNW .
  • Upernavik has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean annual temperature is 33.1 °C (59.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.5 °C (38.7°F) more in Upernavik. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 540 mm (21.3 in) less which is equivalent to 540 l/m² (13.25 US gal/ft²) or 5,400,000 l/ha (577,296 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 951 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Upernavik. In whichever way circa 2h 37' less per day or about 3/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 57.1° lower in Upernavik than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 31.9°C (57.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -45 (-81) -48 (-86) -47 (-85) -40 (-72) -30 (-54) -23 (-41) -17 (-31) -18 (-32) -25 (-45) -31 (-56) -36 (-65) -41 (-74) -33 (-60)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -44 (-79) -47 (-85) -48 (-86) -41 (-73) -30 (-53) -24 (-42) -19 (-33) -18 (-32) -24 (-43) -30 (-53) -35 (-63) -40 (-72) -33 (-60)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -43 (-77) -46 (-83) -48 (-86) -41 (-74) -29 (-52) -24 (-43) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -23 (-41) -28 (-50) -34 (-61) -39 (-70) -33 (-59)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -5 (0) -27 (-1) -65 (-3) -70 (-3) -134 (-5) -179 (-7) -23 (-1) +15 (+1) -4 (0) -49 (-2) -3 (0) +4 (+0) -540 (-21)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +6 (+19) +5 (+18) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) -5 ( -16) -10 ( -33) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) +2 (+6) +6 (+20) +7 (+23)   +9 (+3)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 54' -6h 41' -3h 46' +0h 02' +0h 44' +2h 42' +4h 07' +1h 54' -2h 14' -5h 52' -7h 56' -7h 36'   -2h 37'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -11h 42' -7h 00' -1h 04' +4h 18' +10h 56' +11h 40' +11h 42' +7h 06' +0h 55' -4h 29' -11h 06' -11h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -66.9 -66.7 -66.8 -54.5 -37.9 -31.5 -37.5 -54.3 -66.9 -66.7 -66.9 -67.2   -57.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -8 -3 -3 -1 +7 +3 +2 +4 +4 +4 +4 -4   +0.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -43.6 (-78) -45.7 (-82) -46.2 (-83) -39.3 (-71) -27.6 (-50) -22.6 (-41) -17.8 (-32) -16.9 (-30) -22.7 (-41) -28 (-50) -33.3 (-60) -39.1 (-70) -31.9 (-57)

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