Ghana Weather and Climate

Optimal travel time for the regions

In the following overview you can see the best travel time depending on the region (Ghana).

Place Best travel time
Accra all except February, March, April and June
Kumasi January, February and December

Temperatures, precipitation, sunshine in Accra (Ghana)

Jan Feb March Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature 32 ° C 33 ° C 33 ° C 32 ° C 31 ° C 29 ° C 29 ° C 28 ° C 29 ° C 31 ° C 32 ° C 32 ° C
Night temperature 23 ° C 24 ° C 24 ° C 24 ° C 24 ° C 23 ° C 23 ° C 22 ° C 22 ° C 24 ° C 24 ° C 23 ° C
Water temperature 27 ° C 27 ° C 28 ° C 28 ° C 28 ° C 27 ° C 26 ° C 24 ° C 25 ° C 25 ° C 27 ° C 27 ° C
Precipitation in mm 11 22 57 97 131 221 66 28 68 62 28 16
Rainy days 1 2 4 6 9 10 4 3 4 6 3 2
Hours of sunshine 7 7 7 7 7 5 5 5 6 7 8 8
Sunrise 6:15 6:15 6:05 5:55 5:45 5:50 5:55 5:55 5:50 5:45 5:50 6:00
Sunset 18:05 18:15 18:10 18:10 18:10 18:15 18:20 18:15 18:00 17:45 17:40 17:50

Temperatures

The annual average temperature in Accra is 27.1 ° C. For comparison: Munich reaches an average of 8.6 ° C, in Berlin it is 9.6 ° C. The warmest month is January (28.4 ° C), coldest month of August, with mean values of 25.1 ° C. The maximum water temperature in Accra is 28 ° C. Comfortable bathing is possible at these temperatures. All months have a water temperature of at least 21 ° C and are therefore suitable for a beach holiday.

Precipitation

The annual precipitation is 806 mm on 54 days with precipitation. For comparison: In Munich, 967 mm, in Berlin 570 mm, precipitation is measured annually. The June is considered the rainy season, since in this month are expected to more than 175 mm of rainfall. 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. On average over the year, the sun shines 6.5 hours a day. For comparison: In Munich and Berlin, the sun shines an average of 4.7 hours per day throughout the year.

Cities nearby

The following larger towns are nearby and have a similar climate: Ashaiman, Achiaman, Teshie, Tema and Madina.

Ghana Weather and Climate
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