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Kolkata/ Calcutta vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kolkata/ Calcutta, India and Accra, Ghana is approximately 9,616 km or 5,975 mi.
  • To reach Kolkata/ Calcutta in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 67.7° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kolkata/ Calcutta bearing 94.6° or E .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Kolkata/ Calcutta is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.4 °C (0.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.6 °C (11.9°F) more in Kolkata/ Calcutta. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1013 mm (39.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1013 l/m (24.86 US gal/ft) or 10,130,000 l/ha (1,082,964 US gal/ac) more. About 2 2/7 as much.
  • There are 232 more hours of sunlight per year in Kolkata/ Calcutta. In whichever way circa 0h 38' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.1° lower in Kolkata/ Calcutta than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.8°C (3.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -3 (-5) 2 (+3) +3 (+6) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +5 (+10) +5 (+9) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) -1 (-1) -4 (-7) +1 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -5 (-8) 0 (-1) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +4 (+6) +2 (+4) -2 (-4) -6 (-11) +0 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-17) -6 (-11) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) -3 (-6) -9 (-15) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -5 (0) -7 (0) -38 (-1) -22 (-1) -3 (0) +95 (+4) +362 (+14) +333 (+13) +248 (+10) +63 (+2) -12 (0) -1 (0) +1013 (+40)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) +1 (+4) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -7) -1 ( -3) +3 (+10) +16 (+52) +18 (+58) +12 (+40) +3 (+10) -2 ( -7) -1 ( -3)   +45 (+12)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 48' +1h 31' +1h 25' +2h 12' +1h 54' +0h 06' -0h 25' -1h 00' -0h 36' -0h 27' +0h 12' +1h 00'   +0h 38'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 55' -0h 34' -0h 06' +0h 24' +0h 49' +1h 02' +0h 56' +0h 34' +0h 05' -0h 24' -0h 50' -1h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -16.9 -16.9 -16.8 -4.4 +12.1 +16.8 +12.4 -3.9 -16.6 -16.6 -16.8 -17   -7.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -13 -19 -19 -14 -12 -8 -2 +0 -1 -10 -13 -11   -10.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -9.9 (-18) -8.8 (-16) -5 (-9) -1.1 (-2) +0.9 (+2) +2.5 (+5) +4.2 (+8) +5 (+9) +3.3 (+6) +0 (+0) -4.9 (-9) -8.3 (-15) -1.8 (-3)

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