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Lubumbashi vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic Of The Congo and Accra, Ghana is approximately 3,611 km or 2,244 mi.
  • To reach Lubumbashi in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 122.2° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lubumbashi bearing 120.7° or ESE .
  • Lubumbashi has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa) whereas Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Lubumbashi is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 5.5 °C (9.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3 °C (5.4°F) more in Lubumbashi. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 500 mm (19.7 in) more which is equivalent to 500 l/m (12.27 US gal/ft) or 5,000,000 l/ha (534,533 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/8 as much.
  • There are 407 more hours of sunlight per year in Lubumbashi. In whichever way circa 1h 05' more per day or about 1 1/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.1° lower in Lubumbashi than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.9°C (16°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) 1 (+2) 2 (+4) 2 (+4) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -6 (-10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -9 (-15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +234 (+9) +278 (+11) +138 (+5) -27 (-1) -142 (-6) -193 (-8) -49 (-2) -16 (-1) -36 (-1) -52 (-2) +118 (+5) +247 (+10) +500 (+20)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +22 (+71) +22 (+78) +14 (+45) +1 (+3) -10 ( -32) -14 ( -47) -7 ( -23) -6 ( -19) -7 ( -23) -5 ( -16) +11 (+37) +23 (+74)   +44 (+12)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 42' -3h 06' -1h 29' +0h 54' +2h 34' +5h 06' +5h 34' +5h 17' +4h 06' +1h 48' -1h 36' -3h 19'   +1h 05'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 53' +0h 33' +0h 06' -0h 23' -0h 47' -0h 59' -0h 54' -0h 33' -0h 05' +0h 23' +0h 47' +0h 59'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +17 +12.9 -6.5 -17.3 -17.3 -17.3 -17.2 -17.2 -7.1 +12.9 +16.9 +17.2   -2.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3 +7 +4 -5 -17 -24 -29 -37 -39 -35 -10 +2   -15
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -4.7 (-8) -3.9 (-7) -5 (-9) -7.3 (-13) -10.9 (-20) -13.9 (-25) -13.6 (-24) -13.3 (-24) -12.9 (-23) -10.6 (-19) -6.1 (-11) -4.4 (-8) -8.9 (-16)

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