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

September 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
The first month of the autumn, September, is also a moderately hot month in Accra, Ghana, with average temperature varying between 27°C (80.6°F) and 23°C (73.4°F).

Temperature

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

Rainfall

In Accra, Ghana, in September, during 4 rainfall days, 36mm (1.4") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 54 rainfall days, and 725mm (28.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Accra, in September, the average water temperature is 24.7°C (76.5°F).
Note: Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 24.7°C (76.5°F) water may be enjoyable. (FYI: The official water temperature required for the Olympic swimming competition is 25°C (77°F) to 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

The average length of the day in September is 12.2h.

Sunshine

In September, the average sunshine in Accra is 6h.

UV index

February through May, August through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Accra, Ghana. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 in September interpret into the following advice:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What are the coldest months in Accra?

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

What is the temperature in September in Accra?

The average high-temperature, in September, in Accra, Ghana, is 27°C (80.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How many days does it rain in September in Accra?

In September, in Accra, the rain falls for 4 days. Throughout September, 36mm (1.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea temperature in September in Accra?

In Accra, Ghana, in September, the average water temperature is 24.7°C (76.5°F). Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 24.7°C (76.5°F) water may be enjoyable.

How many hours of daylight does Accra have in September?

In Accra, Ghana, the average length of the day in September is 12.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Accra have in September?

In Accra, Ghana, the average sunshine in September is 6h.

When is 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 in Accra.

How high is the UV index in September in Accra?

In Accra, Ghana, the average daily maximum UV index in September is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in September - Accra, Ghana
  • Average high temperature in September: 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 September: 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 September - Accra, Ghana
  • Average rainfall in September: 36mm

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 September - Accra, Ghana
  • Average rainfall days in September: 4 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 September - Accra, Ghana
  • Average sea temperature in September: 24.7°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 September / Average sunshine in September - Accra, Ghana
  • Average daylight in September: 12.2h

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 September: 6h

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