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

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Traveling to Cape Coast, Ghana? If you're planning to go to Cape Coast, this article contains some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

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 Cape Coast, Ghana

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

Important essentials for Cape Coast, Ghana

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly choice.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • 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).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can get worn. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Cape Coast, Ghana by month

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January

Traveling to Cape Coast in January, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (high 20s C).

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February

If you are traveling to Cape Coast in February, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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March

March can be very hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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April

Traveling to Cape Coast in April, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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May

If you go to Cape Coast in May, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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June

June for Cape Coast can be very hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

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July

If you are traveling to Cape Coast in July, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

August for Cape Coast is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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September

If you are traveling to Cape Coast in September, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

If you go to Cape Coast in October, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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November

November in this region is really hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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December

December is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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