The best times to visit Lome for ideal weather are

November 5th to April 15th

or

August 6th to September 9th

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

 

 


Other Lome Travel Info

Weather in Lome

Temperature

Average temperatures in Lome 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 Lome, the hottest months are March, April, and then February. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early March where highs are regularly around 92°F (33.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 79.4°F (26.3°C) at night.

Lome Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Lome Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

Lome Perceived Temperature (F)

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Lome Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Lome 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 91.4 81.3 74.3
Feb 91.6 83.6 78.2
Mar 91.8 84.4 79.2
Apr 91.5 83.8 78.3
May 90.4 82.7 77
Jun 86.5 80 75.5
Jul 84.3 78.6 75
Aug 83.7 77.6 74.3
Sep 85.7 79.1 75.3
Oct 88.3 80.7 75.6
Nov 90.6 82.6 77
Dec 91.7 82.6 75.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 33 27.4 23.5
Feb 33.1 28.7 25.7
Mar 33.2 29.1 26.2
Apr 33.1 28.8 25.7
May 32.4 28.2 25
Jun 30.3 26.7 24.2
Jul 29.1 25.9 23.9
Aug 28.7 25.3 23.5
Sep 29.8 26.2 24.1
Oct 31.3 27.1 24.2
Nov 32.6 28.1 25
Dec 33.2 28.1 24.4

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Lome are December, January, 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 to mid January. For example, on the week of January 8th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early June with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of June 4th.

When can you find snow in Lome? 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 Lome.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 2% 0 0.4
Feb 3% 0 0.8
Mar 6% 0 1.8
Apr 15% 0 3.3
May 21% 0 5.5
Jun 33% 0 8.7
Jul 11% 0 3.3
Aug 8% 0 1.4
Sep 12% 0 3.2
Oct 18% 0 3.9
Nov 3% 0 0.6
Dec 0% 0 0.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 2 0 1
Feb 3 0 2
Mar 6 0 4.6
Apr 15 0 8.4
May 21 0 14
Jun 33 0 22.1
Jul 11 0 8.4
Aug 8 0 3.6
Sep 12 0 8.1
Oct 18 0 9.9
Nov 3 0 1.5
Dec 0 0 0.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Lome has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is January (67.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (84.2%).

Wind in Lome is usually calm. The windiest month is August, followed by September and July. August’s average wind speed of around 8.9 knots (10.3 MPH or 16.5 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid September where average top sustained speeds reach 14.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

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

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Max Sustained Wind
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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 5.1 Light breeze 10.9 Gentle breeze
Feb 6.8 Light breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Mar 7.2 Gentle breeze 13.9 Gentle breeze
Apr 6.3 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
May 5.4 Light breeze 12.1 Gentle breeze
Jun 6 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Jul 7.9 Gentle breeze 13.7 Gentle breeze
Aug 8.9 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
Sep 8.1 Gentle breeze 14.4 Gentle breeze
Oct 6.2 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Nov 5.7 Light breeze 11.5 Gentle breeze
Dec 5.3 Light breeze 10.9 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 67.1%
Feb 74.5%
Mar 74.8%
Apr 76.4%
May 77.9%
Jun 84%
Jul 83.1%
Aug 84.2%
Sep 83%
Oct 80.7%
Nov 77.5%
Dec 72%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Lome?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 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. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Lome, Togo 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 Lome 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

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 27 in December means 27% of the tourists vs. May.

 

 

Overall Lome 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 88.2°F (31.2°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 2 to 7 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 comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 3 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Lome, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 91.7°F (33.2°C) and 84.8°F (29.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 6 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 perfect this time of year in Lome to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 92°F (33.3°C) and 91.1°F (32.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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