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Kumasi vs Kingston Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kumasi, Ghana and Kingston, Jamaica is approximately 8,215 km or 5,105 mi.
  • To reach Kumasi in this distance one would set out from Kingston bearing 88° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Kumasi bearing 106.8° or ESE .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The average annual temperature is 1.5 °C (2.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.5 °C (0.9°F) more in Kumasi. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 673 mm (26.5 in) more which is equivalent to 673 l/m² (16.52 US gal/ft²) or 6,730,000 l/ha (719,482 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/6 as much.
  • There are 1102 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kumasi. In whichever way circa 3h 00' less per day or about 5/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.9° higher in Kumasi than in Kingston.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.3°C (0.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Kumasi relative to Kingston. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Kingston 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) 1 (+2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) +39 (+2) +129 (+5) +109 (+4) +46 (+2) +120 (+5) +74 (+3) -18 (-1) +87 (+3) +33 (+1) +47 (+2) +7 (+0) +673 (+26)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) +3 (+11) +8 (+26) +7 (+23) +8 (+26) +10 (+33) +8 (+26) +7 (+23) +11 (+37) +9 (+29) +5 (+17) 0 ( 0)   +74 (+20)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 42' -2h 11' -2h 05' -2h 06' -1h 54' -3h 30' -5h 13' -5h 54' -4h 00' -2h 40' -1h 48' -2h 00'   -3h 00'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 36' +0h 22' +0h 04' -0h 15' -0h 32' -0h 40' -0h 36' -0h 22' -0h 03' +0h 16' +0h 32' +0h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +11.1 +11 +11 +0.7 -11 -11.2 -10.9 +0.6 +11.2 +11.1 +11.2 +11.3   +3.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3 -2 +2 +4 +8 +12 +13 +17 +15 +9 +12 +7   +8.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.7 (+1) +0.5 (+1) +1.3 (+2) +1.4 (+3) +0.7 (+1) -0.5 (-1) -0.7 (-1) -0.3 (-1) -0.3 (-1) -0.6 (-1) +1.1 (+2) +0 (+0) +0.3 (+1)

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