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Basel vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Basel, Switzerland and Accra, Ghana is approximately 4,723 km or 2,935 mi.
  • To reach Basel in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 7.7° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Basel bearing 11.5° or NNE .
  • Basel has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Basel is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 17 °C (30.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15 °C (27°F) more in Basel. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 3 mm (0.1 in) less which is equivalent to 3 l/m (0.07 US gal/ft) or 30,000 l/ha (3,207 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 697 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Basel. In whichever way circa 1h 55' less per day or about 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 31.9° lower in Basel than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17.2°C (30.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -26 (-47) -20 (-36) -16 (-29) -11 (-20) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -7 (-13) -15 (-27) -22 (-40) -27 (-49) -15 (-27)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -27 (-48) -22 (-40) -19 (-34) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -11 (-19) -17 (-31) -22 (-40) -26 (-47) -17 (-31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-47) -25 (-45) -23 (-41) -20 (-36) -15 (-27) -12 (-22) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -12 (-22) -16 (-29) -21 (-38) -24 (-43) -18 (-32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +37 (+1) +3 (+0) -25 (-1) -27 (-1) -69 (-3) -100 (-4) +37 (+1) +78 (+3) +39 (+2) -20 (-1) +18 (+1) +26 (+1) -3 (0)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +11 (+35) +9 (+32) +6 (+19) +5 (+17) +2 (+6) -1 ( -3) +5 (+16) +6 (+19) +4 (+13) +2 (+6) +8 (+27) +10 (+32)   +67 (+18)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 54' -4h 25' -2h 38' -1h 40' -0h 30' +2h 22' +2h 50' +1h 44' -0h 22' -3h 34' -6h 00' -5h 54'   -1h 55'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 00' -1h 50' -0h 20' +1h 16' +2h 39' +3h 22' +3h 03' +1h 50' +0h 17' -1h 18' -2h 41' -3h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -41.8 -41.7 -41.7 -29.3 -12.7 -6.3 -12.2 -29 -41.6 -41.6 -41.7 -41.9   -31.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +4 +3 -3 -10 -10 -12 -13 -8 -1 +1 +5 +6   -3.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -25.7 (-46) -24.9 (-45) -21.9 (-39) -20.4 (-37) -14.7 (-26) -11.2 (-20) -8 (-14) -7.4 (-13) -10.4 (-19) -16.5 (-30) -20.6 (-37) -24.1 (-43) -17.2 (-31)

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