The best times to visit Sekondi for ideal weather are

November 26th to April 8th

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

 

 


Other Sekondi Travel Info

Weather in Sekondi

Temperature

Average temperatures in Sekondi 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 21st 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 Sekondi, the hottest months are March, April, and then February. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid March where highs are regularly around 90.4°F (32.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 79.5°F (26.4°C) at night.

Sekondi Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Sekondi 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.

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Sekondi Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Sekondi 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 88.9 82.3 76.2
Feb 89 83.1 77.3
Mar 89.9 84.4 78.4
Apr 89.4 84 78.2
May 88 82.6 77.2
Jun 84.8 80.3 76
Jul 82.2 78.4 74.7
Aug 81.6 77.4 73.3
Sep 82.9 78.4 74.3
Oct 85 80.1 75.2
Nov 87.5 81.9 75.9
Dec 88.2 82.7 76.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 31.6 27.9 24.6
Feb 31.7 28.4 25.2
Mar 32.2 29.1 25.8
Apr 31.9 28.9 25.7
May 31.1 28.1 25.1
Jun 29.3 26.8 24.4
Jul 27.9 25.8 23.7
Aug 27.6 25.2 22.9
Sep 28.3 25.8 23.5
Oct 29.4 26.7 24
Nov 30.8 27.7 24.4
Dec 31.2 28.2 24.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Sekondi 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 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 June with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of June 4th.

When can you find snow in Sekondi? 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 Sekondi.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Sekondi (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 4% 0 0.7
Feb 4% 0 0.4
Mar 5% 0 0.8
Apr 15% 0 1.5
May 23% 0 5.3
Jun 36% 0 13
Jul 14% 0 2.5
Aug 11% 0 1.4
Sep 10% 0 1.6
Oct 18% 0 3.5
Nov 13% 0 2.8
Dec 3% 0 0.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 4 0 1.8
Feb 4 0 1
Mar 5 0 2
Apr 15 0 3.8
May 23 0 13.5
Jun 36 0 33
Jul 14 0 6.4
Aug 11 0 3.6
Sep 10 0 4.1
Oct 18 0 8.9
Nov 13 0 7.1
Dec 3 0 2

 

Humidity and Wind

Sekondi has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is December (76.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (85.3%).

Wind in Sekondi is usually calm. The windiest month is September, followed by August and October. September’s average wind speed of around 5.6 knots (6.5 MPH or 10.4 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 February and early March where average top sustained speeds reach 15 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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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 3.5 Barely noticeable 9.3 Gentle breeze
Feb 5 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Mar 5.2 Light breeze 11.7 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.9 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
May 3.9 Barely noticeable 9.2 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.5 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.8 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze
Aug 5.2 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Sep 5.6 Light breeze 11.9 Gentle breeze
Oct 5.2 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Nov 3.8 Barely noticeable 9.5 Gentle breeze
Dec 3.6 Barely noticeable 8.9 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 76.3%
Feb 78.2%
Mar 76.8%
Apr 77.3%
May 79.6%
Jun 83.4%
Jul 84.3%
Aug 85.3%
Sep 85.1%
Oct 82.2%
Nov 79.5%
Dec 76.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Sekondi?

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 Sekondi, Ghana is September, followed by November and August. 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 Sekondi 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

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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 very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 38.7 in July means 38.7% of the tourists vs. September.

 

 

Overall Sekondi Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 90.2°F (32.3°C) and 86.5°F (30.3°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 slowest 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 the most precipitation with 3 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Sekondi, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 88.8°F (31.6°C) and 82.4°F (28°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 6 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 Sekondi to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 90.4°F (32.4°C) and 87.7°F (30.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: consistently 1 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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