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Ottawa, Ontario vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and Accra, Ghana is approximately 8,433 km or 5,240 mi.
  • To reach Ottawa, Ontario in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 315.4° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Ottawa, Ontario bearing 276.4° or W .
  • Ottawa, Ontario has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Ottawa, Ontario 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 20.5 °C (36.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 27.5 °C (49.5°F) more in Ottawa, Ontario. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 82.5 mm (3.2 in) more which is equivalent to 82.5 l/m (2.02 US gal/ft) or 825,000 l/ha (88,198 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/9 as much.
  • There are 388 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Ottawa, Ontario. In whichever way circa 1h 04' less per day or about 5/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29.7° lower in Ottawa, Ontario than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 23.6°C (42.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -38 (-69) -37 (-66) -30 (-54) -21 (-38) -12 (-22) -5 (-10) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -9 (-17) -17 (-31) -26 (-47) -35 (-62) -20 (-35)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -38 (-69) -37 (-66) -31 (-55) -22 (-40) -14 (-25) -8 (-14) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -11 (-19) -18 (-32) -26 (-46) -34 (-62) -21 (-37)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -38 (-69) -37 (-67) -31 (-56) -23 (-42) -16 (-28) -11 (-19) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -12 (-22) -18 (-33) -25 (-45) -34 (-61) -22 (-39)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +35 (+1) +13 (+1) -16 (-1) -17 (-1) -68 (-3) -109 (-4) +38 (+1) +72 (+3) +44 (+2) -5 (0) +43 (+2) +55 (+2) +83 (+3)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +11 (+39) +7 (+23) +4 (+13) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10) +4 (+13) +4 (+13) +3 (+10) +2 (+6) +9 (+30) +12 (+39)   +64 (+18)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 54' -3h 26' -2h 40' -1h 30' +0h 36' +3h 32' +4h 27' +3h 11' +0h 04' -2h 44' -5h 24' -5h 07'   -1h 04'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 44' -1h 41' -0h 18' +1h 09' +2h 25' +3h 04' +2h 47' +1h 41' +0h 15' -1h 12' -2h 27' -3h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -39.5 -39.4 -39.3 -27 -10.4 -4.1 -10.1 -26.8 -39.5 -39.4 -39.6 -39.7   -29.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -4 -3 -10 -24 -29 -29 -32 -29 -23 -21 -10 -4   -18.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -37.4 (-67) -35.7 (-64) -30.9 (-56) -26.1 (-47) -20 (-36) -14.1 (-25) -10.9 (-20) -11 (-20) -15.4 (-28) -21.4 (-39) -26.3 (-47) -33.5 (-60) -23.6 (-42)

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