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Kumasi vs Yaounde Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kumasi, Ghana and Yaounde, Cameroon is approximately 1,487 km or 924 mi.
  • To reach Kumasi in this distance one would set out from Yaounde bearing 283° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Kumasi bearing 281.8° 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 Yaounde is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 1.8 °C (3.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.3 °C (0.5°F) more in Kumasi. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 144.3 mm (5.7 in) less which is equivalent to 144.3 l/m² (3.54 US gal/ft²) or 1,443,000 l/ha (154,266 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 237 more hours of sunlight per year in Kumasi. In whichever way circa 0h 39' more per day or about 1 1/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.4° lower in Kumasi than in Yaounde.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.9°C (8.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +2 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) 0 (0) +8 (+15) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +3 (+0) +6 (+0) -1 (0) -34 (-1) -36 (-1) +72 (+3) +56 (+2) -28 (-1) -81 (-3) -95 (-4) -12 (0) +7 (+0) -144 (-6)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) +1 (+4) -2 ( -6) -6 ( -20) -4 ( -13) +2 (+7) +4 (+13) +3 (+10) -2 ( -7) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -2 ( -6)   -15 ( -4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 13' +0h 38' +1h 46' +1h 42' +1h 23' +0h 32' +0h 23' -0h 32' -0h 02' +0h 36' +0h 56' +0h 11'   +0h 39'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 08' -0h 05' -0h 01' +0h 03' +0h 07' +0h 09' +0h 09' +0h 05' +0h 00' -0h 03' -0h 08' -0h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -2.9 -2.8 -2.6 +2.9 +2.9 +2.9 +2.9 +2.9 -2.7 -2.8 -2.9 -2.8   -0.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +16 +13 +14 +14 +14 +14 +13 +12 +14 +15 +18 +22   +14.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +5.4 (+10) +4.2 (+8) +5 (+9) +5.4 (+10) +5.3 (+10) +4.4 (+8) +4.5 (+8) +3.4 (+6) +4.2 (+8) +5.2 (+9) +6.1 (+11) +6.2 (+11) +4.9 (+9)

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