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Kumasi vs Kinshasa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kumasi, Ghana and Kinshasa, Democratic Republic Of The Congo is approximately 2,258 km or 1,403 mi.
  • To reach Kumasi in this distance one would set out from Kinshasa bearing 303° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kumasi bearing 302.7° or WNW .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Kumasi is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Kinshasa is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 0.4 °C (0.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.5 °C (2.7°F) less in Kumasi. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2 mm (0.1 in) more which is equivalent to 2 l/m² (0.05 US gal/ft²) or 20,000 l/ha (2,138 US gal/ac) more. About 1 as much.
  • There are 161 more hours of sunlight per year in Kumasi. In whichever way circa 0h 26' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0° higher in Kumasi than in Kinshasa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1°C (1.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 1 (+2) 2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +-1 (-2) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +1 (+2) 0 (0) +0 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) 0 (0) +1 (+1) -1 (-2) +0 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) 0 (0) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) 0 (0) 0 (0) -2 (-4) +0 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -143 (-6) -108 (-4) -82 (-3) -92 (-4) +42 (+2) +225 (+9) +120 (+5) +72 (+3) +124 (+5) +103 (+4) -148 (-6) -111 (-4) +2 (+0)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -10 ( -32) -7 ( -25) -3 ( -10) -7 ( -23) +2 (+6) +16 (+53) +13 (+42) +12 (+39) +12 (+40) +9 (+29) -5 ( -17) -10 ( -32)   +22 (+6)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 25' +1h 27' +1h 25' +1h 42' +1h 00' -0h 24' -1h 05' -2h 42' -1h 12' -0h 00' +1h 48' +2h 00'   +0h 26'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 34' -0h 21' -0h 03' +0h 14' +0h 30' +0h 37' +0h 34' +0h 21' +0h 03' -0h 15' -0h 30' -0h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -11 -10.5 -1.6 +11.1 +11.1 +11.1 +11.1 +11.1 -1 -10.5 -11 -11   +0
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5 -7 -2 -1 +2 +6 +8 +13 +13 +8 +1 -1   +2.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -1 (-2) -1.5 (-3) +0.5 (+1) +0.3 (+1) +0.4 (+1) +2.6 (+5) +4 (+7) +3.1 (+6) +2.2 (+4) +1.6 (+3) +0.7 (+1) -1.2 (-2) +1 (+2)

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