Ghana
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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, March is the warmest month with 89°F and the most cold month is 80°F in August.

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In the table below you can quickly check the average weather in Ghana per month, the temperature per month or the period with the highest precipitation. Monthly average climate data is based on data from the last 30 years.

Climate Ghana by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 88 88 89 89 87 84 81 80 82 84 86 88
Precipitation (inch) 8 11 11 13 22 41 24 16 33 33 16 11

Weather data from: Accra







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Climate 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 56° degrees and there is about 239 inch 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 by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 88 88 89 89 87 84 81 80 82 84 86 88
Night temp. (°F) 78 79 80 80 79 77 75 74 75 76 78 78
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 8 11 11 13 22 41 24 16 33 33 16 11
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

Weather data from: 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.

Ghana weather

The weather for Ghana over the next 14 days will be 84°F till 88° with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.

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

5-day weather forecast Ghana

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Monday
30 january
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88°F
79°F
0 in
7 m/s
Tuesday
31 january
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86°F
81°F
0 in
6 m/s
Wednesday
1 february
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86°F
79°F
0 in
7 m/s
Thursday
2 february
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86°F
79°F
0 in
6 m/s
Friday
3 february
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84°F
79°F
0 in
6 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Ghana





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Frequently asked questions

Where is Ghana?

Ghana lies in a straight line about 4,971 miles from United States (New York → Accra).

How long is the flight to Ghana?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Ghana is approximately 15 hours.

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What are the largest airports in Ghana?

These are the largest airports in Ghana:

  • Kotoka International Airport (ACC) in Accra
  • Kumasi Airport (KMS) in Kumasi
  • Tamale Airport (TML) in Tamale
  • Sunyani Airport (NYI) in Sunyani
  • Takoradi Airport (TKD)

How many inhabitants does Ghana have?

Ghana has 29,614,337 inhabitants.

How big is Ghana?

The surface area of Ghana is 148,229 mi². It is slightly smaller than United States.

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 for payment.

Exchange rates on 30 January 2023

  • 1 US dollar = 5.81 Ghanaian cedi
  • 1 Ghanaian cedi = 0.17 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 581.34 Ghanaian cedi
  • 100 Ghanaian cedi = 17.20 US dollar

What is the area code of Ghana?

The area code to call Ghana is +233.