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Ouagadougou vs Kumasi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso and Kumasi, Ghana is approximately 627 km or 389 mi.
  • To reach Ouagadougou in this distance one would set out from Kumasi bearing 0.8° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Ouagadougou bearing 0.8° or N .
  • Both have a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Ouagadougou is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Kumasi is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.2 °C (5.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5 °C (9°F) more in Ouagadougou. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 587 mm (23.1 in) less which is equivalent to 587 l/m² (14.41 US gal/ft²) or 5,870,000 l/ha (627,542 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • There are 1131 more hours of sunlight per year in Ouagadougou. In whichever way circa 3h 05' more per day or about 1 3/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.4° lower in Ouagadougou than in Kumasi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 44.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.7°C (19.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 2 (+4) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +5 (+8) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +3 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -3 (-5) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -20 (-1) -55 (-2) -126 (-5) -130 (-5) -101 (-4) -112 (-4) +78 (+3) +206 (+8) -29 (-1) -168 (-7) -98 (-4) -32 (-1) -587 (-23)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) -4 ( -14) -9 ( -29) -7 ( -23) -8 ( -26) -8 ( -27) -2 ( -6) +1 (+3) -8 ( -27) -15 ( -48) -10 ( -33) -3 ( -10)   -75 ( -21)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 07' +2h 28' +2h 21' +1h 32' +2h 13' +3h 38' +4h 07' +3h 25' +3h 42' +4h 27' +3h 06' +2h 56'   +3h 05'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 17' -0h 11' -0h 02' +0h 07' +0h 15' +0h 19' +0h 18' +0h 11' +0h 01' -0h 07' -0h 15' -0h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5.6 -5.6 -5.6 +4.7 +5.6 +5.6 +5.6 +4.6 -5.5 -5.5 -5.6 -5.7   -1.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -59 -56 -59 -53 -44 -38 -25 -20 -27 -43 -54 -59   -44.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -21.9 (-39) -19 (-34) -17.2 (-31) -11.9 (-21) -6.9 (-12) -4.6 (-8) -2.2 (-4) -1.8 (-3) -3.2 (-6) -7.7 (-14) -13.4 (-24) -18.4 (-33) -10.7 (-19)

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