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

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Traveling to Tamale, Ghana? If you're planning to go to Tamale, below is 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 Tamale, Ghana

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

Important essentials for Tamale, Ghana

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • 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


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you go to Tamale in January, you will notice that it is extremely hot, extremely hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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February

February in this region is extremely hot, extremely hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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March

Traveling to Tamale in March, you will notice that it is sweltering, very hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

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April

April in this region is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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May

If you vacation in Tamale during May, you might see that it can be very hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (high 20s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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June

If you vacation in Tamale during June, you will probably see that it is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

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July

If you visit Tamale during July, you are likely to see that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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August

Traveling to Tamale in August, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

Traveling to Tamale in September, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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October

If you visit Tamale during October, you might notice that it can be sweltering and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

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November

If you are traveling to Tamale in November, you will notice that it is extremely hot, very hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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December

December here is consistently hot, extremely hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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