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Kumasi vs Abidjan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kumasi, Ghana and Abidjan, Ivory Coast is approximately 305 km or 190 mi.
  • To reach Kumasi in this distance one would set out from Abidjan bearing 57.6° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kumasi bearing 57.8° or ENE .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Kumasi is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Abidjan is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 1 °C (1.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.4 °C (0.7°F) less in Kumasi. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 363.6 mm (14.3 in) less which is equivalent to 363.6 l/m (8.92 US gal/ft) or 3,636,000 l/ha (388,713 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • There are 252 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kumasi. In whichever way circa 0h 41' less per day or about 8/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.2° lower in Kumasi than in Abidjan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.7°C (1.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 1 (+1) 2 (+4) 1 (+2) 1 (+1) 1 (+1) 0 (+1) 1 (+1) 0 (+0) 0 (+1) 1 (+1) 1 (+1) 0 (-1) 1 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-3) -2 (-4) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-6) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +4 (+0) +8 (+0) +32 (+1) +5 (+0) -110 (-4) -328 (-13) -81 (-3) +37 (+1) +93 (+4) +63 (+2) -44 (-2) -43 (-2) -364 (-14)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) +1 (+4) +4 (+13) +1 (+3) -2 ( -6) -2 ( -7) +3 (+10) +7 (+23) +9 (+30) +6 (+19) -2 ( -7) -3 ( -10)   +21 (+6)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 05' -1h 03' -0h 34' -0h 12' +0h 05' +0h 30' -0h 30' -1h 36' -1h 18' -1h 42' -1h 12' -0h 36'   -0h 41'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 04' -0h 02' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 04' +0h 05' +0h 04' +0h 02' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 04' -0h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -1.5 -1.4 -1.4 +1.5 +1.5 +1.5 +1.4 +1.4 -1.4 -1.4 -1.5 -1.4   -0.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +5 +4 +9 +10 +9 +5 +8 +8 +7 +9 +11 +9   +7.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -0.2 (0) -0.3 (-1) +1.1 (+2) +1.5 (+3) +1.5 (+3) +0.2 (+0) +1.4 (+3) +1.1 (+2) +0.3 (+1) +0.6 (+1) +1 (+2) +0 (+0) +0.7 (+1)

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