The best times to visit Akosombo for ideal weather are
July 30th to September 16th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Akosombo Travel Guide
Other Akosombo Travel Info
Weather in Akosombo
Average temperatures in Akosombo vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 23rd percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Akosombo, the hottest months are April, February, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late April where highs are regularly around 97.9°F (36.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 83.4°F (28.6°C) at night.
Akosombo Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Akosombo Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Akosombo Perceived Temperature (F)
Akosombo Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Akosombo Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Akosombo are February, December, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid March with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of March 12th.
When can you find snow in Akosombo? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Akosombo.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Akosombo (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Akosombo has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is December (53.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (73.6%).
Wind in Akosombo is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is April, followed by September and February. April’s average wind speed of around 3 knots (3.5 MPH or 5.6 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 6.6 knots, which is considered a light breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Akosombo.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||2||Barely noticeable||3.5||Barely noticeable|
|Feb||3||Barely noticeable||5||Light breeze|
|Mar||2.3||Barely noticeable||3.9||Barely noticeable|
|Apr||3||Barely noticeable||5.3||Light breeze|
|May||2.4||Barely noticeable||4.3||Barely noticeable|
|Jun||2.3||Barely noticeable||3.9||Barely noticeable|
|Jul||2.4||Barely noticeable||3.7||Barely noticeable|
|Aug||2.8||Barely noticeable||4.5||Light breeze|
|Sep||3||Barely noticeable||5.2||Barely noticeable|
|Oct||1.9||Barely noticeable||3.8||Barely noticeable|
|Nov||1.7||Barely noticeable||3.9||Barely noticeable|
|Dec||1.7||Barely noticeable||3.6||Barely noticeable|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Akosombo?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for Ghana; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 20, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Akosombo, Ghana is May, followed by April and March. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Akosombo in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Akosombo Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very warm. Highs range from 97.9°F (36.6°C) and 90.9°F (32.7°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 8 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 1 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Akosombo, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 94.4°F (34.7°C) and 89.2°F (31.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 5 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is somewhat warm this time of year in Akosombo to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 97.9°F (36.6°C) and 91.4°F (33°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 0 to 3 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.