Climate and monthly weather forecast
Sokode, Togo


The climate of Sokode

Sokode, situated in Togo, is characterized by its distinct Tropical wet and dry or savanna climate, more technically referred to as Aw according to the Köppen climate classification. This type of climatic condition implies a significant shift in weather patterns alongside temperature and precipitation variations over the course of a year.

Throughout the year, Sokode experiences a rather wide temperature fluctuation. The monthly average maximum temperature consistently exceeds 28°C (82.4°F), reaching the pinnacle at 38.1°C (100.6°F) in March. Alternatively, the lowest average temperature touches 18.7°C (65.7°F) in January. This variation in temperatures showcases the typical characteristics of a tropical climate, with months of high heat and humidity followed by relatively cooler periods.

Unlike the temperatures, the relative humidity increases from a low of 23% in January to a staggering 87% in August. Conversely, rainfall is absent in December, but vigorous from June to September when it measures between 104mm (4.09") and 156mm (6.14"). This heavy rainfall directly correlates with the sharp increase in humidity levels and a copious amount of cloud cover that reaches 61% in August.

Daylight hours are relatively consistent across the year, with a variation of just under an hour from the peak in June (12.6 hours) to the trough in December (11.6 hours). Despite this consistency in daylight hours, the actual sun time decreases dramatically from 11.7 hours in April to 1.8 hours in August due to increased cloud cover.

The best time to visit Sokode

Based on temperature and humidity data, the best time to visit Sokode would be in the months of December and January. During these months temperatures are more comfortable ranging between 18.7°C (65.7°F) to 36.2°C (97.2°F) and 19.9°C (67.8°F) to 35.2°C (95.4°F), respectively. Furthermore, these months have lower humidity levels, which contribute to a more agreeable atmosphere.

The worst time to visit Sokode

The worst time to visit Sokode would arguably be during the rainy months from June to September. The average daily rainfall reaches its peak at 156mm (6.14") in August, and relative humidity is oppressive, exceeding 84%. Therefore, visitors are highly advised to avoid these months due to these unfavorable conditions for travel and outdoor activities.

Spring weather in Sokode

In Sokode, the spring season encompasses the months of March, April, and May. Temperatures during these months are high, with the average highs being 38.1°C (100.6°F), 36.9°C (98.4°F), and 35°C (95°F) respectively. The average rainfall, however, shows a steady rise from 35mm (1.38") in March to 78mm (3.07") in May. The consistent increase in rainfall coincides with the rise in relative humidity which exceeds 57% by May.

Summer weather in Sokode

June through August forms the summer season in Sokode. The average maximum temperature drops to reach 28°C (82.4°F) in August, but with a significant increase in humidity reaching 87% in the same month. The average rainfall spikes to its peak at 156mm (6.14") in August, making these months the rainiest of the year.

Autumn weather in Sokode

Autumn, which includes the months of September, October, and November, sees a gradual decrease in temperature, rainfall, and humidity. The average high temperature drops from 32.4°C (90.3°F) in September to 34.5°C (94.1°F) in November. Rainfall reduces from 138mm (5.43") to mere 7mm (0.28") from September to November, leading to a drop in humidity as well.

Winter weather in Sokode

Winter in Sokode is characterized by average high temperatures that remain above 35°C (95°F) in December and January but drop to 32.2°C (90°F) in February. Precipitation is almost non-existent in December, with just 1mm (0.04") of rainfall recorded, which steadily increases to 8mm (0.31") in February. The humidity levels also remain relatively low during this time, contributing to a drier and more comfortable climatic condition.

Weather in January

As the year begins, Sokode, Togo experiences relatively high temperatures and low humidity levels, contributing to the minor rainfall received this month. The highest temperature recorded is 36.2°C (97.2°F) with the minimum at 18.7°C (65.7°F). Weather in January »

Weather in February

February marks a minor increase in temperature from January along with a rise in humidity. The slight alteration lends a slightly warmer feel, although it remains favorable for exploration. An increase in rainfall up to 8mm (0.31") from the previous month results in mild precipitation. Weather in February »

Weather in March

March signals the commencement of the transition period between summer and autumn in the Togo region. With the highest recorded temperature soaring to 38.1°C (100.6°F) and the lowest maintained at 23.3°C (73.9°F), the weather leans towards the warmer side. Weather in March »

Weather in April

In April, Sokode, Togo witnesses a surge in humidity levels alongside an increase in rainfall. April denotes the wettest season in Sokode with rainfall rising to 55mm (2.17") while the temperature varies from 36.9°C (98.4°F) to 24.2°C (75.6°F). Weather in April »

Weather in May

May sees a continuation of the wet trend with slightly lower daily temperatures. Rainfall peaks at 78mm (3.07"), aiding the cultivated fields and grasslands around Sokode. Despite the lower temperature high of 35°C (95°F) it doesn't feel as cool due to the contributing increased humidity. Weather in May »

Weather in June

In June, the temperatures further taper off while humidity takes a considerable uptick. This month experiences a substantial precipitation of 104mm (4.09") bringing a dampness to the city. One can say it's the month with the longest daylight hours at 12.6 hours though sunshine hours dip in comparison to previous months. Weather in June »

Weather in July

July brings about prominent changes in the city's weather, with the temperature reducing and humidity levels reaching an annual high. The temperatures vary between a comfortable 28.8°C (83.8°F) and 21.2°C (70.2°F) with a substantial rainfall of 146mm (5.75"). Weather in July »

Weather in August

August experiences a further plummet in temperature, keeping Sokode cooler than prior months. This month records the highest rainfall for the year at 156mm (6.14"), accompanied by the lowest number of sunshine days at a mere 1.8 days. Weather in August »

Weather in September

Moving into September, Sokode experiences reduced rainfall, leading to a slight decrease in humidity. Although it's not substantial, a contrast from August's torrential downpour can be discerned. Daylight hours are brought down to 12.2 hours and temperatures oscillate between 29.5°C (85.1°F) and 21.3°C (70.3°F). Weather in September »

Weather in October

October showcases a true shift from the rainy monsoons towards the drier, hotter climate with rainfall reduced to 103mm (4.06"). The slight rise in temperature coupled with a downslide in humidity points towards the arrival of summer. Weather in October »

Weather in November

By November, Sokode fully transitions into a warmer climate with a considerable reduction in rainfall, recorded as low as 7mm (0.28"). Compared to the earlier cooler months, November records a significant rise in maximum temperature up to 34.5°C (94.1°F). Weather in November »

Weather in December

December in Sokode, Togo is characterized by a complete cessation of rainfall and a steady rise in temperature. The temperature high is 35.2°C (95.4°F), ensuring warm days while nights cool down to 19.9°C (67.8°F). As the year concludes, Sokode witnesses decreasing daylight hours, making the nights longer and more prominent. Weather in December »

Frequently asked questions

What is the least humid month in Sokode?

With an average relative humidity of 23%, January is the least humid month in Sokode, Togo.

When does it rain in Sokode?

Months with rainfall in Sokode, Togo, are January through November.

How many days does it rain in Sokode?

In Sokode, Togo, during the entire year, the rain falls for 180.8 days and collects up to 831mm (32.72") of precipitation.

What are the warmest months in Sokode?

March proves to be the warmest month in Sokode, recording an average peak temperature of 38.1°C (100.6°F) and a minimum temperature of 23.3°C (73.9°F).

What is the month with the highest UV index in Sokode?

The month with the highest UV index in Sokode, Togo, is March, with an average maximum UV index of 8.

What month has the most sunshine in Sokode?

April has the most sunshine of the year, with an average of 11.7h of sunshine.

When are the longest days in Sokode?

With an average of 12h and 36min of daylight, June has the longest days of the year.

When is the lowest UV index in Sokode?

The months with the lowest UV index in Sokode are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the coldest time of year in Sokode?

August, on average, is the coldest month in Sokode, Togo, registering a high temperature of 28°C (82.4°F) and a low of 21°C (69.8°F).

What is the most humid month in Sokode?

August is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 87%.

What is the wettest month in Sokode?

The month with the most rainfall in Sokode is August, when the rain falls for 28.4 days and typically aggregates up to 156mm (6.14") of precipitation.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Sokode?

With an average of 6.9h of sunshine, August has the least sunshine of the year in Sokode, Togo.

What is the driest month in Sokode?

December is the only month when rain does not fall.

What is the month with the shortest days in Sokode?

December has the shortest days of the year in Sokode, with an average of 11h and 36min of daylight.

Is there Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Sokode?

Sokode, Togo, does not observe Daylight Saving Time (DST). GMT timezone is used throughout the entire year.

Average pressure
Sokode, Togo

Average pressure - Sokode, Togo

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1013.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is March (1008.6mbar).


Average wind speed
Sokode, Togo

Average wind speed - Sokode, Togo

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (7km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (4.9km/h).


Average rainfall
Sokode, Togo

Average rainfall - Sokode, Togo

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (156mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (0mm).


Average rainfall days
Sokode, Togo

Average rainfall days - Sokode, Togo

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (28.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (0.4 days).


Average daylight / Average sunshine
Sokode, Togo

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Sokode, Togo

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 36min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 36min).

The month with the most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 11h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 6h and 54min).


Average sunshine days
Sokode, Togo

Average sunshine days - Sokode, Togo

The month with the most sunshine days is December (30.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (1.8 days).


Average visibility
Sokode, Togo

Average visibility - Sokode, Togo

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are July, August and September (7km).


Sokode, Togo

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