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Kumasi Climate & Temperature

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  • Kumasi, Ghana is at 6°43'N, 1°36'W, 287 m (942 ft). See map.
  • Kumasi has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Aw) with a pronounced dry season in the low-sun months , no cold season, wet season is in the high-sun months.
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Kumasi is situated in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 25.6 degrees Celsius (78.1 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3 °C (5.4°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1484 mm (58.4 inches) which is equivalent to 1484 Litres/m² (36.4 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 1900 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • If you were to burrow down through the Earth from Kumasi you would come out nearest to the climate station at Nadi, Viti Levu, Fiji where you would find a Tropical monsoonal climate.
Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 31 (88) 33 (91) 32 (90) 32 (90) 31 (88) 29 (84) 28 (82) 27 (81) 28 (82) 30 (86) 31 (88) 30 (86) 30 (86)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 26 (78) 27 (80) 27 (81) 27 (81) 27 (80) 25 (77) 25 (76) 24 (75) 25 (76) 26 (78) 26 (79) 25 (77) 26 (78)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 20 (68) 20 (68) 22 (72) 22 (72) 22 (72) 21 (70) 21 (70) 21 (70) 21 (70) 21 (70) 21 (70) 20 (68) 21 (70)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) 20 (1) 57 (2) 139 (5) 146 (6) 184 (7) 234 (9) 125 (5) 74 (3) 173 (7) 201 (8) 99 (4) 32 (1) 1484 (58)
rain days iconNumber of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day) 2 (6%) 5 (18%) 11 (35%) 10 (33%) 14 (45%) 17 (57%) 13 (42%) 13 (42%) 18 (60%) 19 (61%) 11 (37%) 4 (13%)   137 (37%)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day 05:48 06:26 06:42 06:48 06:17 04:24 03:11 02:17 03:24 04:48 06:18 06:05   05:12
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day 11:46 11:54 12:04 12:15 12:25 12:29 12:27 12:19 12:09 11:57 11:48 11:44   12:00
sunny or cloudy iconPercentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 50 (50) 55 (45) 56 (44) 56 (44) 51 (49) 36 (64) 26 (74) 19 (81) 28 (72) 41 (59) 54 (46) 52 (48)   43 (57)
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 63.3 72.5 83.4 84.8 76.5 73.3 76.2 84.6 83.7 72.1 63.1 59.9   74.5

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