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Kumasi vs Colombo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kumasi, Ghana and Colombo, Sri Lanka is approximately 8,982 km or 5,581 mi.
  • To reach Kumasi in this distance one would set out from Colombo bearing 275.7° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Kumasi bearing 264.1° or W .
  • Kumasi has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Colombo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The mean temperature is 1.8 °C (3.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.3 °C (2.3°F) more in Kumasi. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 920 mm (36.2 in) less which is equivalent to 920 l/m² (22.58 US gal/ft²) or 9,200,000 l/ha (983,541 US gal/ac) less. About 5/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0° higher in Kumasi than in Colombo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.1°C (1.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) 2 (+3) 0 (+1) 0 (+0) 0 (0) -1 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) 0 (0) 1 (+1) 0 (-1) -1 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -42 (-2) -12 (0) +9 (+0) -107 (-4) -198 (-8) +48 (+2) +0 (+0) -40 (-2) -63 (-2) -168 (-7) -211 (-8) -136 (-5) -920 (-36)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6 ( -19) -2 ( -7) 0 ( 0) -8 ( -27) -9 ( -29) -5 ( -17) -2 ( -6) -2 ( -6) +1 (+3) -2 ( -6) -8 ( -27) -8 ( -26)   -51 ( -14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +0.2 +0.3 +0.3 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1 +0.1 +0.1 +0.1 +0.2   +0
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3 -1 +1 +0 +2 +5 +6 +7 +7 +4 +2 +4   +3.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.4 (-1) -0.6 (-1) -0.5 (-1) -1.1 (-2) -1.3 (-2) -1.8 (-3) -1.8 (-3) -2.1 (-4) -1.5 (-3) -0.7 (-1) -0.3 (-1) -0.7 (-1) -1.1 (-2)

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