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Maputo vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Maputo, Mozambique and Accra, Ghana is approximately 4,975 km or 3,091 mi.
  • To reach Maputo in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 136.3° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Maputo bearing 130.1° or SE .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Maputo is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 3.5 °C (6.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) more in Maputo. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 18 mm (0.7 in) less which is equivalent to 18 l/m (0.44 US gal/ft) or 180,000 l/ha (19,243 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 373 more hours of sunlight per year in Maputo. In whichever way circa 1h 00' more per day or about 1 1/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.1° lower in Maputo than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.2°C (13°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -2 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -4 (-6) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -3 (-6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -5 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +114 (+4) +87 (+3) +24 (+1) -18 (-1) -117 (-5) -166 (-7) -36 (-1) -3 (0) -2 (0) -34 (-1) +48 (+2) +85 (+3) -18 (-1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +7 (+23) +6 (+21) +4 (+13) -1 ( -3) -8 ( -26) -12 ( -40) -5 ( -16) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) +4 (+13) +6 (+19)   -10 ( -3)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 17' +0h 06' +0h 03' +0h 32' +1h 21' +3h 24' +3h 38' +3h 07' +1h 54' -0h 19' -1h 24' -0h 30'   +1h 00'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 42' +1h 04' +0h 11' -0h 44' -1h 31' -1h 54' -1h 44' -1h 04' -0h 10' +0h 45' +1h 32' +1h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +19 +0.7 -20.6 -31.5 -31.5 -31.5 -31.5 -31.5 -21.3 +1.2 +19 +26.5   -11.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -14 -11 -11 -16 -22 -26 -26 -23 -19 -17 -13 -13   -17.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -4.6 (-8) -3.9 (-7) -4.9 (-9) -7.4 (-13) -10.3 (-19) -12 (-22) -10.5 (-19) -8.4 (-15) -8 (-14) -6.6 (-12) -5.8 (-10) -4.3 (-8) -7.2 (-13)

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