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Kumasi vs Sal Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kumasi, Ghana and Sal, Cape Verde is approximately 2,574 km or 1,600 mi.
  • To reach Kumasi in this distance one would set out from Sal bearing 113.1° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kumasi bearing 117.5° or ESE .
  • Kumasi has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Sal has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The mean temperature is 2.1 °C (3.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) less in Kumasi. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1414.5 mm (55.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1414.5 l/m² (34.72 US gal/ft²) or 14,145,000 l/ha (1,512,194 US gal/ac) more. About 21 1/3 as much.
  • There are 652 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kumasi. In whichever way circa 1h 47' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.2° higher in Kumasi than in Sal.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.1°C (7.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) 1 (+2) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 1 (+2) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +4 (+7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +5 (+10) +5 (+10) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +15 (+1) +53 (+2) +138 (+5) +146 (+6) +184 (+7) +234 (+9) +124 (+5) +60 (+2) +139 (+5) +195 (+8) +97 (+4) +30 (+1) +1415 (+56)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) +5 (+18) +11 (+35) +10 (+33) +14 (+45) +17 (+57) +12 (+39) +11 (+35) +14 (+47) +17 (+55) +10 (+33) +3 (+10)   +125 (+34)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 25' -0h 57' -1h 27' -1h 44' -1h 48' -2h 56' -2h 13' -3h 07' -3h 34' -2h 44' -0h 44' +0h 17'   -1h 47'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 32' +0h 20' +0h 03' -0h 13' -0h 28' -0h 35' -0h 32' -0h 20' -0h 03' +0h 14' +0h 28' +0h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +10 +9.9 +9.9 -0.4 -9.9 -10 -9.8 -0.6 +9.9 +9.9 +10 +10.1   +3.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +8 +4 +8 +10 +11 +12 +12 +12 +10 +12 +11 +11   +10.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +5.7 (+10) +6.1 (+11) +6.9 (+12) +7.1 (+13) +6.2 (+11) +4 (+7) +2.3 (+4) +0.5 (+1) +0 (+0) +1.9 (+3) +3.8 (+7) +4.5 (+8) +4.1 (+7)

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