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

October 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
October, the same as September, is a moderately hot autumn month in Accra, Ghana, with average temperature ranging between max 29°C (84.2°F) and min 23°C (73.4°F).

Temperature

In Accra, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in September - a still moderately hot 29°C (84.2°F). The average low-temperature, in Accra, Ghana, is 23°C (73.4°F).

Rainfall

In Accra, in October, it is raining for 6 days, with typically 64mm (2.5") of accumulated precipitation. In Accra, during the entire year, the rain falls for 54 days and collects up to 725mm (28.5") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Accra, the average water temperature is 27°C (80.6°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

The average length of the day in October is 12h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Accra is 7h.

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 the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 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. 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. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in October in Accra?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Accra, Ghana, is 29°C (84.2°F), while the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How many days does it rain in October in Accra?

In Accra, Ghana, during October, the rain falls for 6 days and regularly aggregates up to 64mm (2.5") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in October in Accra?

In October, the average sea temperature is 27°C (80.6°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.

How many hours of daylight does Accra have in October?

In Accra, Ghana, the average length of the day in October is 12h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Accra?

In Accra, the average sunshine in October is 7h.

What is the month 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.

How high is the UV index in October in Accra?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Accra is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Accra, Ghana
  • Average high temperature in October: 29°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 October: 23°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 October - Accra, Ghana
  • Average rainfall in October: 64mm

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 October - Accra, Ghana
  • Average rainfall days in October: 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 October - Accra, Ghana
  • Average sea temperature in October: 27°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 October / Average sunshine in October - Accra, Ghana
  • Average daylight in October: 12h

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