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Chicago, Illinois vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Chicago, Illinois, Usa and Accra, Ghana is approximately 9,393 km or 5,837 mi.
  • To reach Chicago, Illinois in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 311.5° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Chicago, Illinois bearing 267.4° or W .
  • Chicago, Illinois has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa) whereas Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Chicago, Illinois is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 16 °C (28.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23.5 °C (42.3°F) more in Chicago, Illinois. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 56 mm (2.2 in) more which is equivalent to 56 l/m² (1.37 US gal/ft²) or 560,000 l/ha (59,868 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 188 more hours of sunlight per year in Chicago, Illinois. In whichever way circa 0h 29' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.2° lower in Chicago, Illinois than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 21.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 20.1°C (36.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -31 (-56) -30 (-54) -26 (-47) -18 (-32) -10 (-18) -3 (-5) 2 (+4) 1 (+2) -5 (-9) -13 (-23) -23 (-41) -29 (-52) -15 (-28)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -31 (-55) -30 (-53) -26 (-47) -19 (-33) -11 (-20) -5 (-9) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -7 (-12) -14 (-24) -23 (-41) -29 (-51) -16 (-29)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-54) -29 (-52) -26 (-47) -19 (-34) -12 (-22) -7 (-13) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -8 (-14) -14 (-25) -23 (-41) -28 (-50) -17 (-30)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +31 (+1) +4 (+0) -3 (0) -5 (0) -50 (-2) -90 (-4) +37 (+1) +64 (+3) +29 (+1) -9 (0) +18 (+1) +30 (+1) +56 (+2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +8 (+26) +8 (+28) +7 (+23) +5 (+17) +2 (+6) -3 ( -10) +2 (+6) +3 (+10) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) +6 (+20) +8 (+26)   +45 (+12)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 52' -2h 20' -0h 32' -0h 14' +2h 03' +5h 26' +5h 23' +4h 11' +2h 30' -0h 11' -3h 30' -3h 54'   +0h 29'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 22' -1h 28' -0h 16' +1h 00' +2h 06' +2h 39' +2h 24' +1h 28' +0h 13' -1h 02' -2h 07' -2h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -36 -35.8 -35.8 -23.5 -6.9 -0.5 -6.5 -23.3 -36 -35.9 -36 -36.2   -26.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -9 -10 -16 -25 -27 -29 -32 -28 -29 -29 -18 -10   -21.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -30.7 (-55) -29.8 (-54) -27.8 (-50) -23.3 (-42) -16.7 (-30) -11.4 (-21) -7.5 (-14) -7 (-13) -13 (-23) -19.4 (-35) -25.6 (-46) -28.9 (-52) -20.1 (-36)

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