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

August 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
August, the last month of the summer, in Accra, is another warm month, with average temperature fluctuating between 22°C (71.6°F) and 27°C (80.6°F).

Temperature

The coldest months are July through September, with an average high-temperature of 27°C (80.6°F).

Rainfall

Months with the least rainfall are January and August Rain falls for 3 days and accumulates 15mm (0.6") of rain.

Sea temperature

With an average sea temperature of 23.6°C (74.5°F), August is the month with the coldest seawater.
Note: For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 23.6°C (74.5°F).

Daylight

The average length of the day in Accra is 12.3h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are June through August, with an average of 5h of sunshine.

UV index

February through May, August through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 in August transform into the following instructions:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Prolonged stay under the direct sun should be avoided as much as possible, especially if a person burns easily. Sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should always be used. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the coldest month in Accra?

July through September, with an average high-temperature of 27°C (80.6°F), are the coldest months in Accra.

What is the temperature in August in Accra?

In Accra, Ghana, in August, the average high-temperature is 27°C (80.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).

How much does it rain in Accra in August?

In Accra, Ghana, during August, the rain falls for 3 days and regularly aggregates up to 15mm (0.6") of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Accra?

January and August are months with the least rain in Accra when the rain falls for 3 days and typically aggregates up to 15mm (0.6") of rain.

What month is the sea coldest in Accra?

The month with the coldest seawater is August, with an average sea temperature of 23.6°C (74.5°F).

What is the sea temperature in August in Accra?

In August, the average sea temperature in Accra is 23.6°C (74.5°F). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 23.6°C (74.5°F) water.

How many hours of daylight does Accra have in August?

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Accra?

June through August, with an average of 5h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Accra.

How many hours of sunshine does Accra have in August?

In Accra, the average sunshine in August is 5h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Accra?

February through May, August through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in August in Accra?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Accra is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Accra, Ghana
  • Average high temperature in August: 27°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 August: 22°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 August - Accra, Ghana
  • Average rainfall in August: 15mm

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 August - Accra, Ghana
  • Average rainfall days in August: 3 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 August - Accra, Ghana
  • Average sea temperature in August: 23.6°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 August / Average sunshine in August - Accra, Ghana
  • Average daylight in August: 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 August: 5h

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 August - Accra, Ghana
  • Average UV index in August: 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).