The climate in Accra during May can be summarized as hot, humid and wet.
May is in the spring in Accra and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (88°F), whilst at night 24°C (75°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||30.9°C 87.6°F|
|Nightly temperature||23.7°C 74.7°F|
|Average temperature||27.3°C 81.1°F|
|Daily sunshine||7.1 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||140 mm 5.5 ins|
|Rainy days||16 days|
|Sea temperature||28.8°C 83.9°F|
|Windspeed||7.6kph 5 mph|
On average May is the 2nd wettest 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.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Accra in May 2022.
|Hottest month:||March||32°C 89.6°F|
|Driest month:||January||13mm 0.5ins|
|Coldest month:||August||27.4°C 81.3°F|
|Wettest month:||June||202mm 8ins|