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Kumasi vs Des Moines, Iowa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kumasi, Ghana and Des Moines, Iowa, Usa is approximately 9,683 km or 6,017 mi.
  • To reach Kumasi in this distance one would set out from Des Moines, Iowa bearing 83.6° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Kumasi bearing 131.5° or SE .
  • Kumasi has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Des Moines, Iowa has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Kumasi is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Des Moines, Iowa is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 15.7 °C (28.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 28.8 °C (51.8°F) less in Kumasi. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 642.7 mm (25.3 in) more which is equivalent to 642.7 l/m² (15.77 US gal/ft²) or 6,427,000 l/ha (687,089 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/4 as much.
  • There are 855 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kumasi. In whichever way circa 2h 19' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.7° higher in Kumasi than in Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 23.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 20.1°C (36.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +33 (+60) +32 (+58) +24 (+43) +15 (+28) +8 (+15) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) +-2 (-4) +4 (+7) +12 (+22) +22 (+40) +30 (+53) +15 (+27)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +33 (+59) +31 (+55) +24 (+43) +17 (+30) +10 (+17) +3 (+5) 0 (-1) +1 (+1) +6 (+11) +14 (+24) +22 (+40) +29 (+53) +16 (+28)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +32 (+57) +29 (+52) +24 (+44) +18 (+32) +11 (+20) +5 (+9) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +9 (+15) +15 (+27) +22 (+40) +29 (+52) +17 (+30)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -4 (0) +29 (+1) +80 (+3) +61 (+2) +91 (+4) +121 (+5) +29 (+1) -33 (-1) +83 (+3) +135 (+5) +54 (+2) -2 (0) +643 (+25)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6 ( -19) -2 ( -7) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) +6 (+20) +5 (+16) +4 (+13) +10 (+33) +12 (+39) +5 (+17) -3 ( -10)   +35 (+10)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 15' +0h 36' +0h 21' -1h 04' -2h 21' -5h 52' -7h 19' -7h 21' -5h 34' -2h 46' +0h 32' +1h 38'   -2h 19'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 17' +1h 24' +0h 15' -0h 58' -2h 01' -2h 34' -2h 19' -1h 25' -0h 13' +1h 00' +2h 03' +2h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +34.7 +34.5 +34.5 +24.3 +7.8 +1.4 +7.4 +24.2 +34.7 +34.6 +34.7 +34.8   +25.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +6 +6 +17 +28 +30 +30 +34 +30 +34 +35 +22 +12   +23.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +32.1 (+58) +30.1 (+54) +26.2 (+47) +22.2 (+40) +16.2 (+29) +9.5 (+17) +7.6 (+14) +7.4 (+13) +13.5 (+24) +20.8 (+37) +25.5 (+46) +30 (+54) +20.1 (+36)

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