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Kumasi vs Maiduguri Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kumasi, Ghana and Maiduguri, Nigeria is approximately 1,709 km or 1,062 mi.
  • To reach Kumasi in this distance one would set out from Maiduguri bearing 251.8° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kumasi bearing 249.4° or WSW .
  • Kumasi has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Maiduguri has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Kumasi is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Maiduguri is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 1.8 °C (3.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.8 °C (14°F) less in Kumasi. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 931.9 mm (36.7 in) more which is equivalent to 931.9 l/m² (22.87 US gal/ft²) or 9,319,000 l/ha (996,263 US gal/ac) more. About 2 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.2° higher in Kumasi than in Maiduguri.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Kumasi relative to Maiduguri. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Maiduguri 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 (-3) -6 (-10) -8 (-15) -8 (-15) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -6 (-12) +-3 (-6) +-2 (-4) -5 (-9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) -2 (-4) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +5 (+8) +2 (+4) -2 (-3) -4 (-6) -4 (-6) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-3) +0 (+1) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +20 (+1) +57 (+2) +139 (+5) +133 (+5) +154 (+6) +160 (+6) -22 (-1) -119 (-5) +90 (+4) +190 (+7) +99 (+4) +32 (+1) +932 (+37)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 16' +0h 10' +0h 01' -0h 06' -0h 14' -0h 18' -0h 16' -0h 10' -0h 01' +0h 07' +0h 14' +0h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +5.1 +5.1 +5.1 -4.9 -5.1 -5.1 -5.1 -4.6 +5 +5 +5.1 +5.2   +1.2

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