Cape Coast, Ghana: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Cape Coast, Ghana? If you're planning to go to Cape Coast, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

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.

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

January

January here is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals

February

February in Cape Coast can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage

March

March here is really hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

April

If you are traveling to Cape Coast in April, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses

July

If you go 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals

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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

October

October is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts

November

If you are traveling to Cape Coast in November, 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

December

December in Cape Coast 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types D and G
  • A SIM card that works in Cape Coast
  • Appropriate museum wear

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