Ghana weather in March

Thinking about venturing to Ghana this March and curious about the weather conditions to expect? This page holds all the key information you seek, responding to your question:

What is the weather like in Ghana in March?

The weather in Ghana in March can be quite varied, with very warm temperatures and precipitation levels ranging from low to high.

The average maximum temperatures are very warm and range from 31°C in Akwida to 40°C in Navrongo. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 27°C in Navrongo and 26°C in Akwida. In Ghana, March typically stands out as the hottest month of the year. If you're planning a visit during this time, it would be wise to come prepared. Packing light and breathable summer cloths will ensure you stay comfortable throughout your stay.

In March, precipitation varies across different areas. From low rainfall in Navrongo with an average of 8.3 mm to high rainfall in Obo with 106 mm. Meanwhile, Accra enjoys approximately 214 hours of sunshine, offering a mostly sunny climate that adds a pleasant and vibrant feel to the month.

For specific regional insights in Ghana for March, refer to the map provided below. For an in-depth overview of the yearly weather conditions, do visit our Ghana climate page.

Where to go in Ghana in March

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

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

Popular destinations in Ghana

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

Average weather in Accra

In March Accra generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 27°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Accra
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
31°C 
26°C 
204 hours 
21 mm 
7 days 
31°C 
27°C 
214 hours 
31 mm 
10 days 
April   >> April
>>  
31°C 
27°C 
219 hours 
56 mm 
11 days 
Climate in Accra

Average weather in Kumasi

In March Kumasi generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 34°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Kumasi
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
35°C 
24°C 
188 hours 
48 mm 
9 days 
34°C 
24°C 
211 hours 
100 mm 
14 days 
April   >> April
>>  
33°C 
24°C 
205 hours 
109 mm 
14 days 
Climate in Kumasi

Average weather in Tema

In March Tema generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 26°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Tema
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
32°C 
26°C 
204 hours 
34 mm 
7 days 
32°C 
26°C 
214 hours 
48 mm 
10 days 
April   >> April
>>  
32°C 
26°C 
219 hours 
66 mm 
11 days 
Climate in Tema

Average weather in Takoradi

In March Takoradi generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 26°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Takoradi
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
31°C 
26°C 
57 mm 
7 days 
31°C 
26°C 
75 mm 
11 days 
April   >> April
>>  
31°C 
26°C 
107 mm 
13 days 
Climate in Takoradi

Average weather in East Legon

In March East Legon generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 27°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

East Legon
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
31°C 
26°C 
204 hours 
21 mm 
7 days 
32°C 
27°C 
214 hours 
31 mm 
10 days 
April   >> April
>>  
31°C 
27°C 
219 hours 
54 mm 
11 days 
Climate in East Legon

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

Is March the best time to visit Ghana?

Given the typically pleasant weather conditions in Accra, March might be a good time to visit Ghana.

Generally speaking, January, February, July, August, September, October and December provide perfect weather in Accra. On the other hand, the months of May and June tend to have tolerable weather conditions.

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