27 to 31°C
3369 hours
sunshine per day
608 mm
132 days
233 days
0 days

Climate of Ghana

Ghana has a tropical savanna climate. 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 averages for the whole year

  • Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 27°C and 31°C
  • Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 23°C and 27°C
  • Rain: it rains 233 days and there is a total of approximately 608 mm rainfall
  • Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3369 sun hours
Maximum temperature: between 27°C and 31°C
Warmest month: 31°C in January
Coldest month: 27°C in July
Night temperature: between 23°C and 27°C
Dry days: 132 days
Days with rain: 233 days
Days with snow: 0 days
Total rain sum: 608 mm
Hours of sunshine: 3369 hours

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Temperature graph

This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Ghana.

Precipitation graph

This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Ghana.

Climate table of Ghana

In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Ghana. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for Ghana might be like in a given month.

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

Best time to visit Ghana

To go to Ghana, the best time to visit is January through May and July through December. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In Ghana, January is the warmest month with 31°C and the most cold month is 27°C in July.

Climate of Ghana by month

What is the average climate in a given month for Ghana? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.

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