The best times to visit West Gonja for ideal weather are
October 29th to May 27th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
West Gonja Travel Guide
Weather in West Gonja
Average temperatures in West Gonja vary 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 West Gonja, the hottest months are March, February, and then April. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early March where highs are regularly around 101.6°F (38.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 79.7°F (26.5°C) at night.
West Gonja Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
West Gonja 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.
West Gonja Perceived Temperature (F)
West Gonja Perceived Temperature (C)
Average West Gonja 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 West Gonja are January, December, and then November. 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 mid to late September with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of September 17th.
When can you find snow in West Gonja? 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.
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in West Gonja.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in West Gonja (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
West Gonja has some very humid months, with some very dry months. The least humid month is January (16.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (76.9%).
Wind in West Gonja is usually calm. The windiest month is May, followed by January and April. May’s average wind speed of around 5.8 knots (6.7 MPH or 10.8 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 early to mid January where average top sustained speeds reach 13.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in West Gonja.
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||5.8||Light breeze||11.4||Significant breeze|
|Feb||5.4||Light breeze||10.3||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||5.3||Light breeze||9.4||Significant breeze|
|Apr||5.6||Light breeze||9.6||Gentle breeze|
|May||5.8||Light breeze||9.7||Significant breeze|
|Jun||5.6||Light breeze||9.5||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||5||Light breeze||8.9||Significant breeze|
|Aug||4.6||Light breeze||8.7||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||3.7||Barely noticeable||8.1||Significant breeze|
|Oct||3.9||Barely noticeable||8.5||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||3.7||Barely noticeable||8.4||Significant breeze|
|Dec||5.1||Light breeze||9.9||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to West Gonja?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Jan 18, 2018 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
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in West Gonja, Ghana is July, followed by December and May. 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 West Gonja in June. 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 West Gonja Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very warm. Highs range from 101.6°F (38.7°C) and 93.5°F (34.2°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 4 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 the most precipitation with 6 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in West Gonja, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 96.5°F (35.8°C) and 85.8°F (29.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 0 to 10 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 West Gonja to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 99.7°F (37.6°C) and 94.7°F (34.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.