Accra
Ghana
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
Accra, Ghana

The sign of Ghanaian independence in the independence square in Accra, Ghana
The sign of Ghanaian independence in the independence square in Accra, Ghana
April, like March, is another tropical spring month in Accra, Ghana, with average temperature varying between 31°C (87.8°F) and 24°C (75.2°F).

Temperature

January through May, November and December, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F), are the warmest months.

Rainfall

In Accra, during April, the rain falls for 6 days and regularly aggregates up to 81mm (3.2") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 54 rainfall days, and 725mm (28.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Accra, the average water temperature is 28.4°C (83.1°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

In Accra, the average length of the day is 12.3h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are February through May, August through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
In April, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the warmest month in Accra?

January through May, November and December, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F), are warmest months in Accra.

What is the temperature in April in Accra?

The average high-temperature, in April, in Accra, is 31°C (87.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

How many days does it rain in April in Accra?

In Accra, in April, it is raining for 6 days, with typically 81mm (3.2") of accumulated precipitation.

How warm is the water in April in Accra?

In Accra, in April, the average water temperature is 28.4°C (83.1°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

What is the average length of the day in April in Accra?

In Accra, Ghana, the average length of the day in April is 12.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Accra have in April?

The average sunshine in April in Accra, Ghana, is 7h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Accra?

Months with the highest UV index in Accra, Ghana, are February through May, August through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index reading in April in Accra?

In Accra, Ghana, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in April - Accra, Ghana
  • Average high temperature in April: 31°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, February, March, April, May, November and December (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July, August and September (27°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 24°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are February, March, April, May, November and December (24°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (22°C).

Average rainfall in April - Accra, Ghana
  • Average rainfall in April: 81mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (178mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January and August (15mm).

Average rainfall days in April - Accra, Ghana
  • Average rainfall days in April: 6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (10 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (1 days).

Average sea temperature in April - Accra, Ghana
  • Average sea temperature in April: 28.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (28.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (23.6°C).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Accra, Ghana
  • Average daylight in April: 12.3h

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 12.4h).
Months with shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 7h

The month with most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 8.1h).
Months with least sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in April - Accra, Ghana
  • Average UV index in April: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, August, September and October (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 10).