Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Kumasi, Ghana

January is usually the coldest and driest month of the year in Kumasi, Ghana, with the average low temperature at a mild 20.6°C (69.1°F). The dry season is at its peak, but the heat is bearable even though day temperatures regularly cross 32.2°C (90°F).
Light showers register 15.2mm (0.6") of rainfall in the month in the backdrop of 6 hours of bright sunlight every day. The weather is perfect for a trip to nearby Lake Bosumtwi, surrounded by lush green villages, and a popular spot for swimming.
Wear light summer clothing during the day and pack a light sweatshirt for the evening. January is one of the best times to visit Kumasi.
  • Average high temperature in January: 31.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (33.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (27.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 20.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (22.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (20.4°C).

  • Average rainfall in January: 15.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (214.3mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (15.1mm).

  • Average rainfall days in January: 2 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are June, September and October (17 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (2 days).

  • Average daylight in January: 12.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.3h).
Months with shortest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 12.5h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 6h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 6.8h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 2.5h).

  • Average UV index in January: 11

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).