When is the best time to go to Accra

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Accra, Ghana. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Accra weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Accra are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Accra January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
28°C 13mm 7hrs 12.6hrs

The weather in January in Accra is characteristically hot, humid and dry.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Accra, with some very good weather at this time of year.

January is in the winter in Accra and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (89°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Accra with around 13mm 0.5 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 5 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7 hours of sunshine per day.

Accra weather in January »

February

Accra February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
29°C 33mm 7.2hrs 12.7hrs

February in Accra is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being very hot.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of quite acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Accra.

February is in the winter in Accra and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (90°F), whilst at night 24°C (75°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Accra with around 33mm 1.3 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 7 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Accra weather in February »

March

Accra March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
29°C 68mm 7hrs 12.8hrs

The weather in March in Accra is characteristically very hot, humid and reasonably dry.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of pretty acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Accra.

March is in the spring in Accra and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (90°F), whilst at night 24°C (75°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Accra with around 68mm 2.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7 hours of sunshine per day.

Accra weather in March »

April

Accra April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
29°C 102mm 7.2hrs 12.9hrs

Accra's weather in April is typically very hot, humid and damp in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Accra for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

April is in the spring in Accra and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (89°F), whilst at night 24°C (75°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Accra with around 102mm 4 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Accra weather in April »

May

Accra May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
28°C 140mm 7.1hrs 13.1hrs

May is a wet, humid month in Accra and the temperature is generally hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Accra for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

May is in the spring in Accra and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (88°F), whilst at night 24°C (75°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Accra with around 140mm 5.5 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Accra weather in May »

June

Accra June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
26°C 202mm 5.2hrs 12.6hrs

The weather in June in Accra is characteristically hot, humid and very wet.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of fairly acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Accra.

June is in the summer in Accra and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (85°F), whilst at night 23°C (74°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Accra with around 202mm 8 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 21 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Accra weather in June »

July

Accra July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
25°C 70mm 4.7hrs 12.7hrs

July in Accra is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being hot.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Accra, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

July is in the summer in Accra and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 28°C (82°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Accra with around 70mm 2.8 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Accra weather in July »

August

Accra August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
25°C 36mm 4.8hrs 12.8hrs

The weather in August in Accra is characteristically hot, humid and reasonably dry.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Accra, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

August is in the summer in Accra and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 28°C (82°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Accra with around 36mm 1.4 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Accra weather in August »

September

Accra September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
26°C 69mm 5.7hrs 12.9hrs

Accra's weather in September is typically hot, humid and reasonably dry in nature.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Accra, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

September is in the fall / autumn in Accra and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Accra with around 69mm 2.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Accra weather in September »

October

Accra October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
27°C 88mm 7.5hrs 13.1hrs

October is a a little damp, humid month in Accra and the temperature is generally hot.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Accra, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

October is in the fall / autumn in Accra and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Accra with around 88mm 3.5 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Accra weather in October »

November

Accra November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
28°C 45mm 8.1hrs 12.6hrs

November is a reasonably dry, humid month in Accra and the temperature is generally hot.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Accra.

November is in the fall / autumn in Accra and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (88°F), whilst at night 23°C (74°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Accra with around 45mm 1.8 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 9 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Accra weather in November »

December

Accra December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
28°C 24mm 7.2hrs 12.7hrs

December in Accra is generally dry with the temperature being hot.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Accra, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

December is in the winter in Accra and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (88°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Accra with around 24mm 0.9 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 7 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Accra weather in December »

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Accra weather statistics
Hottest month: March 32°C 89.6°F
Driest month: January 13mm 0.5ins
Sunniest month: November 8.1hrs
Coldest month: August 27.4°C 81.3°F
Wettest month: June 202mm 8ins
Warmest sea: May 28.8°C 83.8°F
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