Bolgatanga, Ghana: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Bolgatanga, Ghana? If you're planning to go to Bolgatanga, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Bolgatanga, Ghana

Based on the climate and weather in Bolgatanga, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

Important essentials for Bolgatanga, Ghana

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Bolgatanga, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

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  • Hand sanitizer

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Bolgatanga, Ghana by month

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January

If you visit Bolgatanga during January, you will probably see that it can be excruciatingly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

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February

If you visit Bolgatanga during February, you are likely to find that it is sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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March

If you visit Bolgatanga during March, you are likely to notice that it is scorchingly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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April

If you vacation in Bolgatanga during April, you are likely to see that it is sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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May

May in Bolgatanga is scorchingly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) to 90s F (mid 30s C).

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June

June in Bolgatanga can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

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July

July in Bolgatanga is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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August

August in Bolgatanga can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

If you vacation in Bolgatanga during September, you are likely to find that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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October

October here can be blisteringly hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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November

November in Bolgatanga is unbearably hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

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December

If you are traveling to Bolgatanga in December, you will notice that it can be blisteringly hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

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