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Kumasi vs Kankan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kumasi, Ghana and Kankan, Guinea is approximately 940 km or 584 mi.
  • To reach Kumasi in this distance one would set out from Kankan bearing 115.1° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kumasi bearing 116.2° or ESE .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Kumasi is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Kankan is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 0.9 °C (1.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.3 °C (5.9°F) less in Kumasi. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 11.8 mm (0.5 in) more which is equivalent to 11.8 l/m² (0.29 US gal/ft²) or 118,000 l/ha (12,615 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 794 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Kumasi. In whichever way circa 2h 10' less per day or about 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.8° higher in Kumasi than in Kankan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 24.3% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.3°C (9.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-6 (-10) +-5 (-9) -7 (-12) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) +-5 (-9) -5 (-9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +0 (+0) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) -1 (-3) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+17) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +4 (+8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +18 (+1) +56 (+2) +115 (+5) +79 (+3) +50 (+2) +30 (+1) -137 (-5) -248 (-10) -131 (-5) +70 (+3) +79 (+3) +31 (+1) +12 (+0)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1.5 (+5) +3 (+11) +7 (+23) +4 (+13) +3 (+10) -1 ( -3) -8 ( -26) -10 ( -32) -6 ( -20) +2 (+6) +6 (+20) +3 (+10)   +4.5 (+1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -3h 25' -2h 26' -1h 42' -0h 46' -1h 07' -2h 46' -2h 05' -2h 27' -2h 42' -2h 40' -1h 50' -2h 05'   -2h 10'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 11' +0h 07' +0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 10' -0h 12' -0h 11' -0h 07' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 10' +0h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +3.6 +3.6 +3.6 -3.6 -3.6 -3.6 -3.6 -3.6 +3.6 +3.6 +3.6 +3.7   +0.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +40 +40 +41 +32 +21 +14 +10 +8 +10 +12 +27 +36   +24.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +12.3 (+22) +12.1 (+22) +9.2 (+17) +5.3 (+10) +3 (+5) +1.5 (+3) +1.2 (+2) +0.5 (+1) +1 (+2) +1.6 (+3) +5.3 (+10) +10.2 (+18) +5.3 (+10)

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