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Orkney Islands vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Orkney Islands, Uk and Accra, Ghana is approximately 5,937 km or 3,689 mi.
  • To reach Orkney Islands in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 358.2° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Orkney Islands bearing 356.6° or N .
  • Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The average temperature is 18.4 °C (33.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5 °C (9°F) more in Orkney Islands. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 161 mm (6.3 in) more which is equivalent to 161 l/m (3.95 US gal/ft) or 1,610,000 l/ha (172,120 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/5 as much.
  • There are 1173 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Orkney Islands. In whichever way circa 3h 13' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 43.3° lower in Orkney Islands than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17.9°C (32.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-47) -26 (-47) -25 (-45) -23 (-41) -19 (-34) -15 (-27) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -15 (-27) -19 (-34) -23 (-41) -24 (-43) -20 (-36)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-42) -24 (-42) -23 (-41) -22 (-39) -18 (-32) -15 (-27) -12 (-21) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -17 (-31) -21 (-37) -22 (-40) -18 (-33)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -17 (-31) -15 (-27) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -15 (-27) -18 (-32) -20 (-36) -17 (-31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +89 (+4) +42 (+2) -8 (0) -31 (-1) -99 (-4) -147 (-6) +22 (+1) +59 (+2) +38 (+1) +33 (+1) +69 (+3) +94 (+4) +161 (+6)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +19 (+61) +15 (+53) +9 (+29) +6 (+20) 0 ( 0) -4 ( -13) +6 (+19) +8 (+26) +7 (+23) +10 (+32) +16 (+53) +19 (+61)   +111 (+30)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -5h 48' -5h 12' -4h 00' -2h 06' -1h 21' +0h 52' -0h 15' -0h 50' -1h 54' -4h 32' -6h 40' -6h 48'   -3h 13'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -4h 58' -2h 57' -0h 31' +2h 00' +4h 20' +5h 40' +5h 03' +2h 57' +0h 27' -2h 05' -4h 23' -5h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -53.2 -53 -53 -40.7 -24.1 -17.7 -23.6 -40.4 -53 -52.9 -53.1 -53.3   -43.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +5 +3 -5 -4 -8 -6 -1 -1 +1 +6 +7   +0.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -21.8 (-39) -21.9 (-39) -21.8 (-39) -21.8 (-39) -18.3 (-33) -16.2 (-29) -12.4 (-22) -10.9 (-20) -13.8 (-25) -16.5 (-30) -19 (-34) -20.1 (-36) -17.9 (-32)

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