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

December 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
December, the first month of the winter, in Accra, is still a tropical month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 24°C (75.2°F) and an average high of 31°C (87.8°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 28.3°C (82.9°F) and only 2 rainfall days, with 23mm (0.9") of accumulated rainfall, make December the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

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

Rainfall

In Accra, during 2 rainfall days, 23mm (0.9") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 54 rainfall days, and 725mm (28.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In December, the average sea temperature is 28.3°C (82.9°F).
Note: 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

Months with the shortest days are January and December, with an average of 11.8h of daylight.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Accra is 8h.

UV index

December is the month with the lowest UV index, with an average maximum UV index of 10. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 10 transform into the following instructions:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What are the warmest months in Accra?

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

What is the temperature in December in Accra?

In December, in Accra, Ghana, the average high-temperature is 31°C (87.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

How much does it rain in Accra in December?

In Accra, in December, it is raining for 2 days, with typically 23mm (0.9") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in December in Accra?

In Accra, in December, the average water temperature is 28.3°C (82.9°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 month with the shortest days in Accra?

January and December, with an average of 11.8h of daylight, are months with the shortest days in Accra, Ghana.

How many hours of daylight does Accra have in December?

In December, the average length of the day in Accra, Ghana, is 11.8h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Accra?

In December, the average sunshine in Accra is 8h.

When is the lowest UV index in Accra?

The month with the lowest UV index is December, with an average maximum UV index of 10.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Accra?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Accra, Ghana
  • Average high temperature in December: 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 December: 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 December - Accra, Ghana
  • Average rainfall in December: 23mm

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 December - Accra, Ghana
  • Average rainfall days in December: 2 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 December - Accra, Ghana
  • Average sea temperature in December: 28.3°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 December / Average sunshine in December - Accra, Ghana
  • Average daylight in December: 11.8h

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 December: 8h

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 December - Accra, Ghana
  • Average UV index in December: 10

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).