Bolgatanga
Ghana
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Bolgatanga, Ghana

October in Bolgatanga, Ghana, is a hot autumn month, with average temperature ranging between min 21.2°C (70.2°F) and max 33.7°C (92.7°F).

Temperature

In Bolgatanga, Ghana, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a warm 29.9°C (85.8°F) in September, to a hot 33.7°C (92.7°F). In Bolgatanga, the average low-temperature is 21.2°C (70.2°F).

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 8 days. Throughout October, 38mm (1.5") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 104 rainfall days, and 721mm (28.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Bolgatanga, the average length of the day is 11.9h.

Sunshine

January, February, October through December, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Bolgatanga.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Bolgatanga is 11. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 11 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in 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. 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.

What is the temperature in October in Bolgatanga?

In Bolgatanga, Ghana, in October, the average high-temperature is 33.7°C (92.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 21.2°C (70.2°F).

How much does it rain in Bolgatanga in October?

In Bolgatanga, during October, the rain falls for 8 days and regularly aggregates up to 38mm (1.5") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Bolgatanga have in October?

The average length of the day in October in Bolgatanga is 11.9h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Bolgatanga?

Months with the most sunshine in Bolgatanga are January, February, October through December, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in October in Bolgatanga?

In October, the average sunshine is 9h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Bolgatanga?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Bolgatanga is 11. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Bolgatanga, Ghana
  • Average high temperature in October: 33.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (37.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (29.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 21.2°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are April and May (24.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (18°C).

Average rainfall in October - Bolgatanga, Ghana
  • Average rainfall in October: 38mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (206mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January, February and December (5mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Bolgatanga, Ghana
  • Average rainfall days in October: 8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (20 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, February and November (2 days).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Bolgatanga, Ghana
  • Average daylight in October: 11.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.5h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 9h

Months with most sunshine are January, February, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index in October - Bolgatanga, Ghana
  • Average UV index in October: 11

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 9).