The best times to visit Kumasi for ideal weather are
November 26th to February 25th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Kumasi Travel Guide
Other Kumasi Travel Info
Weather in Kumasi
Average temperatures in Kumasi vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 15th 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 Kumasi, the hottest months are March, February, and then April. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late March where highs are regularly around 92.3°F (33.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.5°F (24.2°C) at night.
Kumasi Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Kumasi 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.
Kumasi Perceived Temperature (F)
Kumasi Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Kumasi 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 Kumasi are January, December, and then February. 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 June with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of June 11th.
When can you find snow in Kumasi? 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 Kumasi.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Kumasi (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
Kumasi has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is January (51.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (80.7%).
Wind in Kumasi is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is August, followed by July and February. August’s average wind speed of around 4.6 knots (5.3 MPH or 8.5 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late October to early November where average top sustained speeds reach 8.8 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Kumasi.
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||3.4||Barely noticeable||5.9||Light breeze|
|Feb||4.3||Light breeze||7.2||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||4||Light breeze||6.9||Light breeze|
|Apr||4||Light breeze||6.7||Light breeze|
|May||3.9||Barely noticeable||6.5||Light breeze|
|Jun||3.9||Barely noticeable||6.8||Light breeze|
|Jul||4.3||Light breeze||6.8||Light breeze|
|Aug||4.6||Light breeze||7.4||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||4||Light breeze||6.7||Light breeze|
|Oct||3.4||Barely noticeable||6.6||Light breeze|
|Nov||3.2||Barely noticeable||5.9||Light breeze|
|Dec||3.2||Barely noticeable||5.9||Light breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Kumasi?
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 Kumasi, Ghana is November, followed by August and February. 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 Kumasi in July. 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 Kumasi Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 92°F (33.3°C) and 87.8°F (31°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 6 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow 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 comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 3 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Kumasi, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 90.1°F (32.3°C) and 83.8°F (28.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 10 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Kumasi to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 92.3°F (33.5°C) and 88.6°F (31.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.