Ghana weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Ghana

The best time to visit in 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 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 weather Ghana 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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14 day weather forecast Ghana

The weather for in Ghana will be 34° till 33° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

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

Weather forecast this week

Saturday 16 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
24°
1.2 mm 30% 3 m/s 10
Sunday 17 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
24°
0.3 mm 10% 4 m/s 6
Monday 18 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
24°
7.6 mm 70% 3 m/s 4
Tuesday 19 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
23°
13.4 mm 80% 3 m/s 5
Wednesday 20 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
23°
8.4 mm 75% 2 m/s 5
Thursday 21 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
24°
13.2 mm 80% 3 m/s 4
Friday 22 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
23°
8.3 mm 75% 3 m/s 6

Weather forecast next week

Saturday 23 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
23°
3.3 mm 50% 3 m/s 4
Sunday 24 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
24°
10.3 mm 75% 2 m/s 3
Monday 25 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
23°
4.8 mm 60% 2 m/s 1
Tuesday 26 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
23°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Wednesday 27 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
24°
0.7 mm 20% 3 m/s 2
Thursday 28 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
24°
0.6 mm 15% 2 m/s 0
Friday 29 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
24°
1.8 mm 40% 3 m/s 1

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 table of 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 weather like in a given month for Ghana? 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 16,283 km from New Zealand (Wellington → Accra).

How long is the flight to Ghana?

The flight time from Auckland Airport to Ghana is approximately 21 hours.

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 slightly 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 16 October 2021

  • 1 Ghanaian cedi = 4.02 New Zealand dollar
  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 0.25 Ghanaian cedi
  • 10 Ghanaian cedi = 40.20 New Zealand dollar
  • 10 New Zealand dollar = 2.49 Ghanaian cedi
  • 100 Ghanaian cedi = 402.00 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 24.88 Ghanaian cedi

What is the area code of Ghana?

The area code to call Ghana is +233.