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Reykjavík vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Reykjavík, Iceland and Accra, Ghana is approximately 6,737 km or 4,186 mi.
  • To reach Reykjavík in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 349.3° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Reykjavík bearing 335° or NNW .
  • Reykjavík has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Reykjavík is in or near the boreal wet forest biome whereas Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 22.2 °C (40°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.1 °C (12.8°F) more in Reykjavík. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 11.2 mm (0.4 in) more which is equivalent to 11.2 l/m˛ (0.27 US gal/ft˛) or 112,000 l/ha (11,974 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 1119 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Reykjavík. In whichever way circa 3h 04' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 48.5° lower in Reykjavík than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 21.8°C (39.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-54) -29 (-52) -28 (-50) -26 (-47) -21 (-38) -17 (-31) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -18 (-32) -23 (-41) -27 (-49) -29 (-52) -23 (-41)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -27 (-49) -28 (-50) -25 (-45) -21 (-37) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -18 (-33) -22 (-39) -26 (-47) -27 (-49) -22 (-40)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -25 (-45) -25 (-45) -25 (-45) -23 (-41) -19 (-34) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -19 (-34) -23 (-41) -25 (-45) -20 (-36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +60 (+2) +35 (+1) +9 (+0) -24 (-1) -101 (-4) -143 (-6) +3 (+0) +46 (+2) +27 (+1) +6 (+0) +35 (+1) +61 (+2) +11 (+0)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +18 (+58) +15 (+53) +13 (+42) +11 (+37) +5 (+16) +1 (+3) +8 (+26) +10 (+32) +11 (+37) +12 (+39) +14 (+47) +18 (+58)   +136 (+37)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 07' -5h 20' -3h 36' -2h 34' -0h 56' +1h 16' +1h 11' +0h 21' -2h 10' -4h 46' -6h 52' -7h 19'   -3h 04'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -6h 41' -3h 47' -0h 40' +2h 33' +5h 43' +7h 52' +6h 49' +3h 48' +0h 34' -2h 39' -5h 48' -7h 52'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -58.3 -58.2 -58.2 -45.9 -29.3 -22.9 -28.8 -45.6 -58.2 -58.1 -58.2 -58.3   -48.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -0.8 +1.6 +0.4 -2 -6.3 -6 -4.1 -2.1 -3 -3.4 -1 -0.5   -2.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -26.9 (-48) -25.6 (-46) -26.2 (-47) -24.7 (-44) -21.4 (-39) -17.7 (-32) -14.3 (-26) -13.7 (-25) -18.2 (-33) -21.7 (-39) -25.2 (-45) -26.1 (-47) -21.8 (-39)

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