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Kumasi vs Kigali Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kumasi, Ghana and Kigali, Rwanda is approximately 3,652 km or 2,269 mi.
  • To reach Kumasi in this distance one would set out from Kigali bearing 285.6° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kumasi bearing 284.2° 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 Kigali is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 5.1 °C (9.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.5 °C (2.7°F) more in Kumasi. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 456 mm (18 in) more which is equivalent to 456 l/m² (11.19 US gal/ft²) or 4,560,000 l/ha (487,494 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.3° lower in Kumasi than in Kigali.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +0 (0) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +4 (+8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +5 (+8) +6 (+10) +5 (+8) +5 (+9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -49 (-2) -43 (-2) +33 (+1) -37 (-1) +92 (+4) +214 (+8) +116 (+5) +40 (+2) +87 (+3) +99 (+4) -28 (-1) -68 (-3) +456 (+18)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -8 ( -26) -5 ( -18) -2 ( -6) -7 ( -23) 0 ( 0) +14 (+47) +12 (+39) +9 (+29) +9 (+30) +5 (+16) -4 ( -13) -8 ( -26)   +15 (+4)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 26' -0h 16' -0h 03' +0h 11' +0h 23' +0h 29' +0h 27' +0h 16' +0h 02' -0h 11' -0h 23' -0h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.6 -8.3 -3.7 +8.7 +8.7 +8.7 +8.7 +8.7 -3.2 -8.3 -8.6 -8.6   -0.3

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