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Kumasi vs Cayenne Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kumasi, Ghana and Cayenne, French Guiana is approximately 5,618 km or 3,491 mi.
  • To reach Kumasi in this distance one would set out from Cayenne bearing 85.3° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Kumasi bearing 90.7° or E .
  • Kumasi has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Cayenne has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Kumasi is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Cayenne is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.2 °C (2.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.5 °C (2.7°F) more in Kumasi. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2260 mm (89 in) less which is equivalent to 2260 l/m² (55.47 US gal/ft²) or 22,600,000 l/ha (2,416,090 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • There are 324 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kumasi. In whichever way circa 0h 52' less per day or about 6/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.3° lower in Kumasi than in Cayenne.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.2°C (0.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 2 (+4) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) 2 (+4) +2 (+4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) 0 (0) +1 (+1) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -411 (-16) -366 (-14) -293 (-12) -334 (-13) -406 (-16) -223 (-9) -149 (-6) -70 (-3) +141 (+6) +159 (+6) -23 (-1) -285 (-11) -2260 (-89)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -21 ( -68) -15 ( -53) -10 ( -32) -9 ( -30) -11 ( -35) -9 ( -30) -8 ( -26) -1 ( -3) +12 (+40) +14 (+45) 0 ( 0) -17 ( -55)   -75 ( -21)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 11' +2h 26' +2h 17' +2h 28' +1h 52' -1h 16' -3h 30' -5h 13' -5h 18' -3h 46' -1h 30' -0h 05'   -0h 52'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 05' -0h 03' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 05' +0h 06' +0h 05' +0h 03' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 05' -0h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -1.9 -1.9 -1.8 +1.9 +1.9 +1.9 +1.8 +1.8 -1.7 -1.8 -1.8 -1.8   -0.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 -3 -1 +0 +1 +8 +12 +16 +18 +18 +10 +3   +6.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.9 (-2) -0.2 (0) +0.7 (+1) +0 (+0) +0.7 (+1) -0.3 (-1) +0 (+0) -0.1 (0) +0.9 (+2) +1.9 (+3) +1.1 (+2) -0.9 (-2) +0.2 (+0)

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