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Kumasi Climate & Temperature

  • 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 annual 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. Kumasi Climate Graph
  • 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.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Kumasi you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Nadi, Viti Levu, Fiji where you would find a Tropical monsoonal climate.

Kumasi Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average 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 °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)
 
Average 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)
 
Average 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)
Number 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)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 5h 48' 6h 26' 6h 42' 6h 48' 6h 17' 4h 24' 3h 11' 2h 17' 3h 24' 4h 48' 6h 18' 6h 05' 5h 12'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 46' 11h 54' 12h 04' 12h 15' 12h 25' 12h 29' 12h 27' 12h 19' 12h 09' 11h 57' 11h 48' 11h 44' 12h 00'
Percentage 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 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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