Best time to visit, weather and climate Ghana

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 Ghana is 31°C in january and the lowest is 27°C in july.

The average climate figure for Ghana is an 9,2. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

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 an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.



Climate Ghana per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 29°C 27°C 27°C 28°C 29°C 30°C 31°C
20
mm
28
mm
27
mm
33
mm
57
mm
104
mm
61
mm
41
mm
84
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84
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41
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28
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All climate data from Ghana
Climate data from: Accra

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.


Climate Ghana

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 29°C 27°C 27°C 28°C 29°C 30°C 31°C
Night 25°C 26°C 27°C 27°C 26°C 25°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 25°C
Precip 20
mm
28
mm
27
mm
33
mm
57
mm
104
mm
61
mm
41
mm
84
mm
84
mm
41
mm
28
mm
Rain
days
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
Sun hours
per day
9 10 10 12 11 9 8 8 8 9 9 8
Wind force
in 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 Ghana january

On average, it is maximum 31° in january in Ghana and at least around 25° degrees. In january there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 20 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in Ghana.

Climate Ghana february

On average, it is maximum 31° in february in Ghana and at least around 26° degrees. In february there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 28 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Ghana.

Climate Ghana march

On average, it is maximum 31° in march in Ghana and at least around 27° degrees. In march there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 27 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in Ghana.

Climate Ghana april

On average, it is maximum 31° in april in Ghana and at least around 27° degrees. In april there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 33 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in Ghana.

Climate Ghana may

On average, it is maximum 31° in may in Ghana and at least around 26° degrees. In may there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 57 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in Ghana.

Climate Ghana june

On average, it is maximum 29° in june in Ghana and at least around 25° degrees. In june there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 104 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in Ghana.

Climate Ghana july

On average, it is maximum 27° in july in Ghana and at least around 24° degrees. In july there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 61 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in Ghana.

Climate Ghana august

On average, it is maximum 27° in august in Ghana and at least around 23° degrees. In august there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 41 mm and the it will be dry 9 days this month in Ghana.

Climate Ghana september

On average, it is maximum 28° in september in Ghana and at least around 24° degrees. In september there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 84 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Ghana.

Climate Ghana october

On average, it is maximum 29° in october in Ghana and at least around 25° degrees. In october there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 84 mm and the it will be dry 7 days this month in Ghana.

Climate Ghana november

On average, it is maximum 30° in november in Ghana and at least around 25° degrees. In november there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 41 mm and the it will be dry 9 days this month in Ghana.

Climate Ghana december

On average, it is maximum 31° in december in Ghana and at least around 25° degrees. In december there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 28 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Ghana.

14 day weather forecast Ghana

The weather for Accra in Ghana will be 29° till 30° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Ghana is based on the weather in Accra.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Su
20 Sep
Bewolkt 27°C 23°C 0.6 mm 15% 4m/s 4
Mo
21 Sep
Overwegend bewolkt 29°C 23°C 1.4 mm 30% 4m/s 7
Tu
22 Sep
Bewolkt 31°C 23°C 4.5 mm 60% 4m/s 5
We
23 Sep
Bewolkt 28°C 23°C 3.3 mm 50% 4m/s 4
Th
24 Sep
Bewolkt 32°C 24°C 1.3 mm 30% 3m/s 5
Fr
25 Sep
Onweer met regen 31°C 24°C 7.5 mm 70% 4m/s 4
Sa
26 Sep
Onweer met regen 30°C 24°C 5.6 mm 65% 5m/s 4

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Su
27 Sep
Bewolkt 31°C 24°C 0.8 mm 20% 4m/s 4
Mo
28 Sep
Overwegend bewolkt 31°C 24°C 0.3 mm 10% 3m/s 4
Tu
29 Sep
Overwegend bewolkt 31°C 23°C 3.6 mm 55% 3m/s 1
We
30 Sep
Bewolkt 29°C 24°C 2.1 mm 40% 4m/s 1
Th
1 Oct
Bewolkt 29°C 23°C 1.8 mm 35% 3m/s 1
Fr
2 Oct
Regen 29°C 23°C 10 mm 75% 3m/s 1
Sa
3 Oct
Lichte regen 30°C 23°C 9.6 mm 75% 3m/s 1

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Hotels and apartments in Ghana

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Flight tickets to Ghana

Ghana has 4 airports which you can fly to:

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

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About Ghana

Ghana is in the continental part Africa and the capital is Accra. The total surface is 238.540 km² with 539 km of coastline and the population consists of 29.614.337 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is somewhat smaller New Zealand. If you want to call Ghana you have to use +233 or 00233 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +2335012457809 or 002335012457809.

Ghana is in a straight line at 16.283 km distance from Wellington. From Auckland Airport the flight time is about 21 hours.

Currency Ghana

In Ghana the Ghanaian cedi is used to pay.

Exchange rate Ghanaian cedi (GHS) 20 september 2020

1 Ghanaian cedi = 0,26 New Zealand dollar
100 Ghanaian cedi = 25,59 New Zealand dollar

1 New Zealand dollar = 3,91 Ghanaian cedi
100 New Zealand dollar = 390,84 Ghanaian cedi

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

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Time difference Ghana

In Ghana it is now 14:50 o’clock in the afternoon on saturday 19 september 2020. That is 12 hour earlier than in New Zealand. The time zone of Ghana is Africa/Accra and the Greenwich time is UTC+00.

Vaccinations Ghana

Mandatory vaccinations

  • Cholera
  • Gele koorts

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Ghana.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningitis of Meningokokkenziekte
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)