Ghana
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Ghana

The best time to visit Ghana is from January until December, when you will have a warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Ghana is 31°C in January and the lowest is 27°C in July.

Ghana has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Ghana or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average Ghana weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 31 31 31 31 31 29 27 27 28 29 30 31
Precipitation (mm) 20 28 27 33 57 104 61 41 84 84 41 28

Climate data from city: Accra




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Ghana weather

The Ghana weather for will be 31° till 36° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The Ghana weather forecast is based on the weather conditions in the city of Accra.

Ghana 14 day weather forecast

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Monday
23 may
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31°C
23°C
0.1 mm
20%
2 Bft
SSE
9
Tuesday
24 may
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33°C
24°C
1.9 mm
40%
2 Bft
S
8
Wednesday
25 may
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33°C
23°C
5.1 mm
65%
2 Bft
SSW
6
Thursday
26 may
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34°C
23°C
6.8 mm
70%
2 Bft
S
6
Friday
27 may
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33°C
23°C
4.5 mm
60%
3 Bft
S
5


Climate Ghana

Ghana has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Ghana is 30° degrees and there is about 608 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 89 days a year with an average humidity of 80% and an UV-index of 7.

Ghana

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 31 31 31 31 31 29 27 27 28 29 30 31
Night temp. (°C) 25 26 27 27 26 25 24 23 24 25 25 25
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 20 28 27 33 57 104 61 41 84 84 41 28
Days with rain 10 15 19 16 19 24 23 22 26 24 21 14
Dry days 21 13 12 14 12 6 8 9 4 7 9 17
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 10 10 12 11 9 8 8 8 9 9 8
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 7 7 7 7

Climate data from city: Accra

Ghana weather by month

What is the average Ghana weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Ghana?

Ghana lies in a straight line about 5,087 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Accra).

How long is the flight to Ghana?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Ghana is approximately 7 h. 10 min.

What are the largest airports in Ghana?

These are the largest airports in Ghana:

  • Kotoka International Airport – Accra
  • Kumasi Airport – Kumasi
  • Tamale Airport – Tamale
  • Sunyani Airport – Sunyani

How many inhabitants are there in Ghana?

Ghana has approximately 29,614,337 inhabitants.

How big is Ghana?

The area of Ghana is around 238,540 km². It is 5x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Ghana?

The capital of Ghana is Accra.

What is the currency of Ghana?

In Ghana the Ghanaian cedi (GHS) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 23 May 2022

  • 1 South African rand = 0.38 Ghanaian cedi
  • 1 Ghanaian cedi = 2.65 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 37.69 Ghanaian cedi
  • 100 Ghanaian cedi = 265.40 South African rand

What is the area code of Ghana?

The area code to call Ghana is +233.