The best times to visit Kpalimé for ideal weather are

early January

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 


Kpalimé Travel Guide

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • Weather in Kpalimé

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Kpalimé vary very little and are too warm to be considered temperate for most. The area is in the bottom 1 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Kpalimé, the hottest months are February, March, and then January. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid-February where highs are regularly around 95.7°F (35.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 73.3°F (22.9°C) at night.

    Kpalimé Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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    High
    Average
    Low

    Kpalimé Temperatures (Celsius)

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    High
    Average
    Low

    “Feels-Like” Temperatures

    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.

    Kpalimé Perceived Temperature (F)

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    Average
    Low

    Kpalimé Perceived Temperature (C)

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    High
    Average
    Low

     

    Average Kpalimé 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.

    Show Fahrenheit

    Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
    Jan 92.3 82 72.2
    Feb 95.3 83.8 73.2
    Mar 94.4 83.4 73.3
    Apr 91.7 81.8 72.6
    May 89.7 80.7 72.5
    Jun 87.1 78.4 71
    Jul 84.2 76.3 70
    Aug 83.5 75.6 69.6
    Sep 85.6 76.7 70.2
    Oct 88.1 78.3 70.6
    Nov 91.5 81 71.6
    Dec 92.1 81.7 71.8

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan 33.5 27.8 22.3
    Feb 35.2 28.8 22.9
    Mar 34.7 28.6 22.9
    Apr 33.2 27.7 22.6
    May 32.1 27.1 22.5
    Jun 30.6 25.8 21.7
    Jul 29 24.6 21.1
    Aug 28.6 24.2 20.9
    Sep 29.8 24.8 21.2
    Oct 31.2 25.7 21.4
    Nov 33.1 27.2 22
    Dec 33.4 27.6 22.1

     
    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 Kpalimé.

    Key
    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

    The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Kpalimé (in).

    Key
    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan 2.9 0 0.02
    Feb 11.4 0 0.04
    Mar 24.3 0 0.11
    Apr 31.4 0 0.17
    May 38.6 0 0.2
    Jun 45.7 0 0.23
    Jul 54.3 0 0.33
    Aug 54.3 0 0.22
    Sep 54.3 0 0.29
    Oct 40 0 0.2
    Nov 8.6 0 0.03
    Dec 1.4 0 0.01

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 2.9 0 0.05
    Feb 11.4 0 0.1
    Mar 24.3 0 0.28
    Apr 31.4 0 0.43
    May 38.6 0 0.51
    Jun 45.7 0 0.58
    Jul 54.3 0 0.84
    Aug 54.3 0 0.56
    Sep 54.3 0 0.74
    Oct 40 0 0.51
    Nov 8.6 0 0.08
    Dec 1.4 0 0.03
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    Humidity and Wind

    Kpalimé has slightly high to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is January (33.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (81.6%).

    Wind in Kpalimé is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by February and January. March’s average wind speed of around 3.6 knots (4.1 MPH or 6.7 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 early January where average top sustained speeds reach 6.2 knots, which is considered a light breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

    The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Kpalimé.

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

    The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

    Key
    Max Sustained Wind
    Average Daily Wind

    Average Wind Speeds

    Show Wind Speeds

    All wind speeds are in knots.

    Month Avg. Wind Meaning (Beaufort) Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind Meaning (Beufort)
    Jan 3.6 light air 5.9 a light breeze
    Feb 3.6 light air 5.7 a light breeze
    Mar 3.6 light air 5.6 a light breeze
    Apr 3.4 light air 5.2 a light breeze
    May 3.1 light air 4.9 a light breeze
    Jun 3.1 light air 5.1 a light breeze
    Jul 3.1 light air 4.9 a light breeze
    Aug 3.2 light air 5.2 a light breeze
    Sep 2.9 light air 4.8 a light breeze
    Oct 2.8 light air 4.8 a light breeze
    Nov 3.1 light air 5 a light breeze
    Dec 3.1 light air 5.3 a light breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    Month Avg. Relative Humidity
    Jan 33.5
    Feb 46.4
    Mar 55.8
    Apr 65.4
    May 70.1
    Jun 76.1
    Jul 79.9
    Aug 81.6
    Sep 79.9
    Oct 75.1
    Nov 61.9
    Dec 41.9

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Kpalimé?

    As of 5/19/2017 there are travel warnings for Togo; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories.
     

    Overall Kpalimé Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 95.7°F (35.4°C) and 87.9°F (31.1°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Spring is slow/unreported for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

    Summer (June through August)

    The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in Kpalimé, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 93.2°F (34°C) and 84.9°F (29.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. Tourism is slow/unreported during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be normally priced.

    Winter (December through February)

    Weather is perfect this time of year in Kpalimé to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 95.7°F (35.4°C) and 90.4°F (32.4°C). These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.