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Mcmurdo Sound vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mcmurdo Sound, Antarctica and Accra, Ghana is approximately 11,945 km or 7,422 mi.
  • To reach Mcmurdo Sound in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 177.1° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Mcmurdo Sound bearing 13.7° or NNE .
  • Mcmurdo Sound has a ice cap climate (EF) whereas Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The annual mean temperature is 43.8 °C (78.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.6 °C (37.1°F) more in Mcmurdo Sound. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 574 mm (22.6 in) less which is equivalent to 574 l/m² (14.09 US gal/ft²) or 5,740,000 l/ha (613,644 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 62.8° lower in Mcmurdo Sound than in Accra.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -30 (-55) -36 (-65) -45 (-82) -49 (-88) -50 (-91) -49 (-88) -50 (-91) -51 (-93) -51 (-92) -45 (-82) -37 (-66) -31 (-55) -44 (-79)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) -8 (0) -58 (-2) -64 (-3) -124 (-5) -165 (-6) -32 (-1) -3 (0) -30 (-1) -60 (-2) -26 (-1) -4 (0) -574 (-23)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +12h 17' +10h 46' +1h 41' -7h 29' -12h 15' -12h 19' -12h 17' -10h 38' -1h 26' +7h 44' +12h 15' +12h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -32.3 -50.8 -72.3 -82.9 -83.3 -83.5 -83.4 -83.1 -73.3 -50.4 -32.2 -25.4   -62.8

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