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Kumasi vs Puerto Plata Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kumasi, Ghana and Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic is approximately 7,557 km or 4,696 mi.
  • To reach Kumasi in this distance one would set out from Puerto Plata bearing 90.6° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Kumasi bearing 108.6° or ESE .
  • Kumasi has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Puerto Plata has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Kumasi is in or near the tropical dry forest biome whereas Puerto Plata is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 0.5 °C (1°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 442 mm (17.4 in) less which is equivalent to 442 l/m² (10.85 US gal/ft²) or 4,420,000 l/ha (472,527 US gal/ac) less. About 7/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5° higher in Kumasi than in Puerto Plata.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +1 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -189 (-7) -105 (-4) +5 (+0) -14 (-1) +16 (+1) +152 (+6) +47 (+2) -14 (-1) +76 (+3) +43 (+2) -184 (-7) -275 (-11) -442 (-17)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 42' +0h 26' +0h 04' -0h 18' -0h 37' -0h 47' -0h 43' -0h 26' -0h 04' +0h 18' +0h 38' +0h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +12.9 +12.8 +12.8 +2.6 -12.6 -13 -12.2 +2.4 +13 +12.9 +13 +13.1   +5

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