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Best time to visit Ghana

Our verdict

The best time to visit Ghana is July-October

Based on a number of criteria such as the weather conditions, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, July-October is the best time to go to Ghana.

In the summer months, temperatures can reach as high as 32℃ (90℉) in Accra, Ghana. In the winter, temperatures can get down to 22℃ (72℉) around August-time. In other areas of Ghana, temperatures might differ so be sure to compare other destinations below.

The longest days between sunrise and sunset in Ghana are usually in April, so if you want to get the most out of your daytime activities, be sure to plan your visit around this time. The wet season in Ghana usually falls during the months surrounding June each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

Keep reading to read all the info you need (and none of the stuff you don’t) about the best times to go to Ghana. By the time you get to the bottom, you’ll have found out all there is to know about when to go, and you’ll be ready to start booking your flights! Who knows, we might even have some surprises waiting for you when you get there!

Warmest month

March

Least rainfall

January

Most daylight

April

Ghana seasons

Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Ghana is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Best time to visit the top destinations in Ghana

We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.

CityBest time to visitJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
AccraJuly-October
31℃
26℃
31℃
26℃
31℃
27℃
31℃
27℃
31℃
26℃
29℃
25℃
27℃
24℃
27℃
23℃
27℃
24℃
29℃
25℃
30℃
25℃
31℃
26℃
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Top FAQs

Check out these guides for the top must-see destinations in Ghana:

The warmest month of the year in Accra, one of the most popular places to visit in Ghana, is March.
The driest month of the year in Accra, Ghana, is usually around January each year.

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