Volta Basin, Ghana: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Volta Basin, Ghana

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

What to wear/what to pack for Volta Basin, Ghana by month

January

If you are traveling to Volta Basin in January, you will notice that it is really hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts

February

If you visit Volta Basin during February, you are likely to find that it is extremely 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 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals

March

March in Volta Basin is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts

April

April here is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain boots
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella

May

If you visit Volta Basin during May, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot and very stormy.

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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain boots
  • Sunscreen lotion

June

If you vacation in Volta Basin during June, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat stormy.

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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Rain boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat

July

July in Volta Basin is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain boots

August

August for Volta Basin is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Rain boots
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion

September

September in Volta Basin is pretty consistently hot and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain boots
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear

October

If you vacation in Volta Basin during October, you are likely to find that it is hot and somewhat stormy.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Rain boots
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella

November

If you visit Volta Basin during November, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion

December

December for Volta Basin is hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Volta Basin, Ghana

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Volta Basin, 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 Volta Basin

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