Climate and Average Weather in Togo

Togo is a tropical country in Western Africa blessed with fascinating savannas, rocky mountains, and white sand beaches. With its diverse topography, Togo is a perfect destination for both adventure junkies and people who simply want to relax and enjoy the majestic scenery the country has to offer.

The climate in Togo is generally tropical, meaning the country is relatively warm all year-round. Temperatures are generally lower in mountainous areas than in coastal areas. Average temperatures range from 27 degrees Celsius (80 degrees Fahrenheit) on the coast to about 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit) in the northernmost regions.

Togo also has a dry climate and characteristics of a tropical savanna where the forest and the desert meet in between. The savanna is home to diverse species of plants and animals unique to Togo. Lomé, the capital, is located along the coast of the Gulf of Guinea where rainfall typically is heavy during the rainy season.

To the south of Togo, there are two seasons of rain. The first one takes place between April and July and the second between October and November. January is Togo's driest month of the year with precipitation in Mango ranging as low as 0mm (0.0inch) rainfall and low in Atakpame with 11mm (0.4inch) rainfall. Meanwhile, June is the wettest month of the year with precipitation ranging from heavy in Sokodé with 188mm (7.4inch) rainfall to heavy in Lomé with 253mm (10inch) rainfall.

Does Togo get hurricanes?
Like most African countries, Togo does not get hurricanes every year. In fact, cyclones rarely hit Togo and its neighbouring countries. Due to the proximity of West Africa to the Atlantic Ocean, precipitation from hurricanes could be felt from a distance, although this is relatively rare as cyclones move westward. With this in mind, travellers can have a good time in Togo and see the sights under warm skies and loads of sunshine all year-round.

Interested in more detailed Weather and Climate information?
Please select the city below you wish to travel to, or the one closest to your destination. Each selected city will show you the following graphs:
1. Average minimum and maximum temperatures over the year
2. Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow etc)
3. Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year
On certain pages we also offer other historical weather data like humidity, wind speed and water temperature.

Places in Togo

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