Weather in August in Ghana

Many people wonder what kind of weather they can expect in August in Ghana. Is this month a good time to go to Ghana? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Ghana in August?

The weather conditions in Ghana in August range from poor to perfect depending on the destination.

During August in Ghana, the average temperature ranges from high in Takoradi with 26°C (79°F) to very high in Navrongo with 30°C (86°F). On average, this month is the coldest month of the year in Ghana.

Precipitation in August ranges from low in Accra with an average of 28mm (1.1inch) rainfall to heavy in Navrongo with 266mm (10inch). It is also generally a moderate sunny month with an average of 155 hours of sunshine in Accra during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Ghana.

Where to go in Ghana in August

Find the average weather conditions in August for the most popular destinations in Ghana on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Ghana

What is the weather like in August for the 5 most popular destinations in Ghana?

Average weather in Accra

In August Accra generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C (82°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C (72°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Accra
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
28°C / 82°F 
22°C / 72°F 
146 hours 
66mm / 2.6inch 
4 days 
28°C / 82°F 
22°C / 72°F 
155 hours 
28mm / 1.1inch 
3 days 
29°C / 84°F 
22°C / 72°F 
171 hours 
68mm / 2.7inch 
4 days 
Climate in Accra

Average weather in Kumasi

In August Kumasi generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C (82°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 21°C (70°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Kumasi
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
28°C / 82°F 
21°C / 70°F 
102 hours 
159mm / 6.3inch 
13 days 
28°C / 82°F 
21°C / 70°F 
78 hours 
88mm / 3.5inch 
12 days 
29°C / 84°F 
21°C / 70°F 
109 hours 
167mm / 6.6inch 
17 days 
Climate in Kumasi

Average weather in Tema

In August Tema generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C (82°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C (72°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Tema
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
28°C / 82°F 
22°C / 72°F 
146 hours 
66mm / 2.6inch 
4 days 
28°C / 82°F 
22°C / 72°F 
155 hours 
28mm / 1.1inch 
3 days 
29°C / 84°F 
22°C / 72°F 
171 hours 
68mm / 2.7inch 
4 days 
Climate in Tema

Average weather in Takoradi

In August Takoradi generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 26°C (79°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 21°C (70°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Takoradi
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
27°C / 81°F 
21°C / 70°F 
138mm / 5.4inch 
11 days 
26°C / 79°F 
21°C / 70°F 
50mm / 2inch 
12 days 
27°C / 81°F 
21°C / 70°F 
57mm / 2.2inch 
15 days 
Climate in Takoradi

Average weather in East Legon

In August East Legon generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C (82°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C (72°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

East Legon
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
28°C / 82°F 
22°C / 72°F 
146 hours 
66mm / 2.6inch 
4 days 
28°C / 82°F 
22°C / 72°F 
155 hours 
28mm / 1.1inch 
3 days 
29°C / 84°F 
22°C / 72°F 
171 hours 
68mm / 2.7inch 
4 days 
Climate in East Legon

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Ghana.

Is August the best time to go to Ghana?

In our opinion August is one of the best times to visit Ghana with commonly perfect weather in Accra.

On average the best time to visit Ghana is in January, February, July, August, September, November and December with generally perfect weather in Accra. The worst month is June that can have unpleasant weather conditions.

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