When is the best time to go to Cape Coast

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Cape Coast, 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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Cape Coast weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Cape Coast 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

Cape Coast January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 19mm 6.5hrs 12.6hrs 28°C

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

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Cape Coast, with some very good weather at this time of year.

January is in the winter in Cape Coast and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (87°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Cape Coast with around 19mm 0.8 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 6.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Cape Coast weather in January »

February

Cape Coast February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 33mm 6.9hrs 12.7hrs 28°C

February in Cape Coast is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being hot.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it a good time to visit Cape Coast.

February is in the winter in Cape Coast and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (88°F), whilst at night 24°C (74°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Cape Coast 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 6.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Cape Coast weather in February »

March

Cape Coast March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 69mm 6.7hrs 12.8hrs 29°C

The weather in March in Cape Coast is characteristically hot, humid and reasonably dry.

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 Cape Coast.

March is in the spring in Cape Coast and is typically the 3rd 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 March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Cape Coast with around 69mm 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 6.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Cape Coast weather in March »

April

Cape Coast April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 99mm 6.7hrs 12.9hrs 29°C

Cape Coast's weather in April is typically hot, humid and a little damp in nature.

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 Cape Coast.

April is in the spring in Cape Coast and is typically the 4th 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 April is the 4th driest month of the year in Cape Coast with around 99mm 3.9 inches of rain making it a a little damp 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 6.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Cape Coast weather in April »

May

Cape Coast May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 206mm 6.3hrs 13.1hrs 29°C

May is a very wet, humid month in Cape Coast and the temperature is generally hot.

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

May is in the spring in Cape Coast and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (87°F), whilst at night 24°C (74°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Cape Coast with around 206mm 8.1 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 19 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Cape Coast weather in May »

June

Cape Coast June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
26°C 324mm 4.5hrs 12.6hrs 27°C

June in Cape Coast is generally very wet with the temperature being 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 Cape Coast.

June is in the summer in Cape Coast and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Cape Coast with around 324mm 12.8 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 24 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Cape Coast weather in June »

July

Cape Coast July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
25°C 95mm 4.3hrs 12.7hrs 25°C

July in Cape Coast is generally a little damp with the temperature being hot.

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

July is in the summer in Cape Coast and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 27°C (81°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Cape Coast with around 95mm 3.7 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Cape Coast weather in July »

August

Cape Coast August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
24°C 49mm 3.9hrs 12.8hrs 24°C

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

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

August is in the summer in Cape Coast and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 27°C (80°F), whilst at night 22°C (71°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Cape Coast with around 49mm 1.9 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry 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 3.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Cape Coast weather in August »

September

Cape Coast September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
25°C 68mm 4.5hrs 12.9hrs 25°C

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

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

September is in the fall / autumn in Cape Coast and is typically the 4th 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 September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Cape Coast with around 68mm 2.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry 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 4.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Cape Coast weather in September »

October

Cape Coast October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
26°C 87mm 6.4hrs 13.1hrs 27°C

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

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Cape Coast, with some very good weather at this time of year.

October is in the fall / autumn in Cape Coast and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Cape Coast with around 87mm 3.4 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Cape Coast weather in October »

November

Cape Coast November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 64mm 7.4hrs 12.6hrs 28°C

The weather in November in Cape Coast is characteristically hot, humid and reasonably dry.

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 Cape Coast.

November is in the fall / autumn in Cape Coast and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (87°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Cape Coast with around 64mm 2.5 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 7.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Cape Coast weather in November »

December

Cape Coast December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 26mm 6.6hrs 12.7hrs 28°C

December in Cape Coast is generally dry with the temperature being hot.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Cape Coast, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

December is in the winter in Cape Coast and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (87°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Cape Coast with around 26mm 1 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 8 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Cape Coast weather in December »

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Cape Coast weather stats

Cape Coast weather statistics
Hottest month: March 31°C 87.8°F
Driest month: January 19mm 0.7ins
Sunniest month: November 7.4hrs
Coldest month: August 26.6°C 79.9°F
Wettest month: June 324mm 12.8ins
Warmest sea: May 29°C 84.2°F
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