Best Time to Visit Ghana

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On this page, you will find information about the climate and the best time to visit Ghana. We created climate tables and charts for the locations of Accra und Kumasi. These contain details about temperatures, precipitation and more.

Furthermore, we analyzed all climate data and provide a recommendation about which months are best to visit Ghana for your holiday.

Climate Overview

Thermometer Symbol 20 °C to 33 °C
Waves Symbol 24 °C to 28 °C
Rainy Cloud Symbol 0.438.7 in (1 – 17 Days of Rain)
Average Annual Temperature is between 25.6 °C (Kumasi) and 27.1 °C (Accra)
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Best Time to Visit Ghana: Overview

JanuaryJan
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FebruaryFeb
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MarchMar
Very hot (average up to 28 °C)
AprilApr
Very hot (average up to 28 °C)
MayMay
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JuneJun
Up to 8.7 in of rainof rain
JulyJul
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AugustAug
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SeptemberSep
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OctoberOct
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NovemberNov
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DecemberDec
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Kumasi

Best Time to Visit the Regions

Find the best time to visit the regions (Ghana) in the following overview.

LocationBest Time to Travel
Accraall except February, March, April, and June
KumasiJanuary, February, and December

Climate Charts Ghana

In the following, you will find climate charts for the regions.

Furthermore, there are some charts you can use for quick comparison of climate between the regions.

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Accra

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Kumasi

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Day Temperatures

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Night Temperatures

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Average Temperatures

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Precipitation

Hours of Sunshine per Day

Source of Data: German Weather Service (Offenbach) and Wikipedia

Climate Tables Ghana

In the following, you will find some climate tables for Ghana, containing information about Temperatures, Precipitation, Water Temperatures, and Hours of Sunshine.
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Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine in Accra (Ghana)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature32°33°33°32°31°29°29°28°29°31°32°32°
Night Temperature23°24°24°24°24°23°23°22°22°24°24°23°
Water Temperature27°27°28°28°28°27°26°24°25°25°27°27°
Precipitation (inch)0.430.862.253.815.178.72.61.12.672.461.090.63
Rainy days1246910434632
Hours of Sunshine777775556788
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in Accra is 27.1 °C.

For comparison: London 11 °C, NYC 12 °C, LA 17.9 °C

Warmest month: February (28.4 °C)
Coldest month: August (25.1 °C)

The maximum water temperature in Accra is 28 °C. You can take a bath at these temperatures.

Months with water temperature of at least 21 °C (adequate for beach vacation):
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Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 31.76 inch on 54 rainy days

For comparison: London 24.06 in, NYC 41.57 in, LA 12.01 in

Rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation): June
Overall precipitation in the rainy season: 8.7 in

You cannot expect snow in any month in Accra.

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, November is the sunniest month with an average of 7.9 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 6.5 hours of sunshine per day on average. For comparison: London has 4.1, NYC has 7 and LA has 8.9 hours of sunshine per day on average.

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine in Kumasi (Ghana)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature31°33°32°32°31°29°28°27°28°30°31°31°
Night Temperature20°21°22°22°22°22°21°21°21°21°21°21°
Precipitation (inch)0.592.615.395.096.878.446.23.546.56.042.931.02
Rainy days2591014171412171783
Hours of Sunshine677775334576
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in Kumasi is 25.6 °C.

Warmest month: March (27 °C)
Coldest month: August (23.8 °C)

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 55.21 inch on 128 rainy days

Rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation): June
Overall precipitation in the rainy season: 8.44 in

You cannot expect snow in any month in Kumasi.

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, April is the sunniest month with an average of 6.8 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 5.4 hours of sunshine per day on average.

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Current Weather and Forecast

Current Weather in Accra
scattered clouds     scattered clouds, 29 °C
Clouds: 28 %       Wind: 9 mph S
Air Pressure: 1007 hPa       Humidity: 70 %
Last updated: 24th Jan 2021, 06:44 pm
The next days …
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Clouds: 17 %Clouds: 46 %Clouds: 86 %Clouds: 69 %Clouds: 41 %Clouds: 17 %
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Weather information provided by OpenWeatherMap. (CC BY-SA)
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Ghana: Experiences of our Visitors

There are 4 reviews for Ghana holiday already. Average rating is 4.3 of 5 stars.
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    Elisa, 50 years old was there in January

    No rain, but always hazy, so the heat was bearable. In the third week often cloudless – you need many shadow places, so difficult for big activities.

    Weather Rating: 5 stars – Excellent

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    Rainer, 7 years old was there in January

    very warm and always nice weather…..what a where there is always the sun for one…………..

    Weather Rating: 5 stars – Excellent

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    Ali, 57 years old was there in December

    on December we were in boca chica south dominican rep. the weather and water temperature was excellent!

    Weather Rating: 5 stars – Excellent

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    Christoph, 47 years old was there in August

    muggy hot but almost continuously cloudy to cloudy; in the two weeks of my stay there were several short heavy showers

    Weather Rating: 2 stars – Tricky

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