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.

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Weather in West Gonja

Temperature

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)

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West Gonja 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.

West Gonja Perceived Temperature (F)

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West Gonja Perceived Temperature (C)

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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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 96.3 82.9 68.7
Feb 98.7 88.5 77.5
Mar 100.5 90.7 80.1
Apr 96.4 88.5 80.3
May 94.6 87.1 78.7
Jun 90.7 83.9 76.3
Jul 86.5 80.9 74.8
Aug 85.6 80.2 74.1
Sep 86.6 80.2 73.8
Oct 90.1 82.3 74.4
Nov 94.7 85.1 74.9
Dec 95.4 82.8 69.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 35.7 28.3 20.4
Feb 37.1 31.4 25.3
Mar 38.1 32.6 26.7
Apr 35.8 31.4 26.8
May 34.8 30.6 25.9
Jun 32.6 28.8 24.6
Jul 30.3 27.2 23.8
Aug 29.8 26.8 23.4
Sep 30.3 26.8 23.2
Oct 32.3 27.9 23.6
Nov 34.8 29.5 23.8
Dec 35.2 28.2 20.7


 

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.

Chanceof Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in West Gonja.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in West Gonja (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 0% 0 0
Feb 6% 0 0.8
Mar 7% 0 1
Apr 8% 0 1.8
May 12% 0 2.1
Jun 22% 0 3.9
Jul 20% 0 5.9
Aug 26% 0 6.5
Sep 34% 0 6.8
Oct 20% 0 3.6
Nov 1% 0 0.1
Dec 0% 0 0

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 0 0
Feb 6 0 2
Mar 7 0 2.5
Apr 8 0 4.6
May 12 0 5.3
Jun 22 0 9.9
Jul 20 0 15
Aug 26 0 16.5
Sep 34 0 17.3
Oct 20 0 9.1
Nov 1 0 0.3
Dec 0 0 0

 

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.

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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 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
Jan 16.5%
Feb 26.9%
Mar 34.1%
Apr 50.7%
May 55.7%
Jun 63.7%
Jul 72.3%
Aug 75.6%
Sep 76.9%
Oct 70.4%
Nov 52%
Dec 26.1%

 

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

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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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 32.7 in June means 32.7% of the tourists vs. July.


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.

 

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