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Basra vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Basra, Iraq and Accra, Ghana is approximately 5,718 km or 3,553 mi.
  • To reach Basra in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 54.9° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Basra bearing 71° or ENE .
  • Basra has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Basra is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome whereas Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.1 °C (3.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.5 °C (31.5°F) more in Basra. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 626 mm (24.6 in) less which is equivalent to 626 l/m (15.36 US gal/ft) or 6,260,000 l/ha (669,236 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • There are 942 more hours of sunlight per year in Basra. In whichever way circa 2h 34' more per day or about 1 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15° lower in Basra than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 20.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.1°C (12.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -7 (-13) -1 (-2) +5 (+9) +9 (+16) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +10 (+18) +5 (+9) -4 (-7) -11 (-20) 1 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -13 (-23) -9 (-16) -4 (-6) +3 (+5) +7 (+12) +10 (+17) +10 (+17) +5 (+9) +1 (+1) -7 (-13) -13 (-23) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -6 (-11) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) 0 (0) -4 (-7) -10 (-18) -14 (-25) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +12 (+0) -20 (-1) -49 (-2) -60 (-2) -138 (-5) -193 (-8) -49 (-2) -16 (-1) -40 (-2) -79 (-3) -10 (0) +16 (+1) -626 (-25)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +4 (+13) +3 (+11) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10) -10 ( -32) -14 ( -47) -7 ( -23) -6 ( -19) -8 ( -27) -9 ( -29) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13)   -46 ( -13)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 19' +0h 36' +1h 19' +1h 22' +3h 03' +6h 28' +5h 48' +5h 44' +4h 30' +2h 17' -0h 22' -0h 17'   +2h 34'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 27' -0h 54' -0h 09' +0h 37' +1h 17' +1h 37' +1h 28' +0h 54' +0h 08' -0h 38' -1h 18' -1h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -24.9 -24.8 -24.7 -12.4 +4.2 +10.7 +4.7 -12 -24.6 -24.6 -24.8 -25   -15
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +2 -3 -12 -22 -29 -36 -36 -35 -36 -28 -11 +1   -20.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -14.2 (-26) -12.7 (-23) -11.3 (-20) -8.5 (-15) -4.3 (-8) -2.9 (-5) +0 (+0) +0.1 (+0) -4.6 (-8) -6.2 (-11) -9.2 (-17) -11.9 (-21) -7.1 (-13)

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