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Kumasi vs Kandahar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kumasi, Ghana and Kandahar, Afghanistan is approximately 7,484 km or 4,651 mi.
  • To reach Kumasi in this distance one would set out from Kandahar bearing 263.8° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Kumasi bearing 238.6° or WSW .
  • Kumasi has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Kandahar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Kumasi is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Kandahar is in or near the warm temperate desert scrub biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 7.1 °C (12.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23.8 °C (42.8°F) less in Kumasi. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1293.4 mm (50.9 in) more which is equivalent to 1293.4 l/m² (31.74 US gal/ft²) or 12,934,000 l/ha (1,382,730 US gal/ac) more. About 7 4/5 as much.
  • There are 1564 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kumasi. In whichever way circa 4h 15' less per day or about 5/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.7° higher in Kumasi than in Kandahar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 45.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 19.5°C (35.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+34) +18 (+33) +10 (+19) +4 (+7) +-3 (-6) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) +-6 (-11) +3 (+5) +10 (+18) +15 (+26) +3 (+5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+37) +19 (+34) +13 (+24) +7 (+12) +1 (+2) -5 (-9) -7 (-13) -5 (-10) +1 (+2) +8 (+14) +15 (+27) +18 (+32) +7 (+13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+36) +18 (+32) +15 (+27) +10 (+17) +6 (+11) +2 (+3) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) +8 (+14) +13 (+23) +18 (+32) +19 (+34) +11 (+19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -34 (-1) +15 (+1) +98 (+4) +127 (+5) +182 (+7) +234 (+9) +123 (+5) +73 (+3) +173 (+7) +199 (+8) +92 (+4) +12 (+0) +1293 (+51)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) -5 ( -18) +7 (+23) -1 ( -3) +14 (+45) +17 (+57) +13 (+42) +13 (+42) +18 (+60) +18 (+58) +11 (+37) +3 (+10)   +108 (+29)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 56' -0h 12' -1h 05' -1h 36' -5h 25' -7h 50' -8h 27' -9h 38' -7h 04' -5h 07' -2h 40' -1h 01'   -4h 15'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 27' +0h 54' +0h 10' -0h 37' -1h 17' -1h 37' -1h 28' -0h 54' -0h 08' +0h 38' +1h 18' +1h 38'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +24.7 +24.7 +24.7 +14.4 -2.2 -8.6 -2.7 +14 +24.5 +24.4 +24.6 +24.8   +15.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +20 +16 +29 +40 +54 +64 +62 +62 +63 +58 +44 +30   +45.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +23.6 (+42) +21.4 (+39) +19.3 (+35) +17 (+31) +17 (+31) +16.1 (+29) +12.8 (+23) +14.4 (+26) +20.4 (+37) +23.8 (+43) +24.9 (+45) +23.4 (+42) +19.5 (+35)

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