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

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Traveling to Wa, Ghana? If you're planning to go to Wa, we have 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 Wa, Ghana

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

Important essentials for Wa, Ghana

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly product.

  • (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

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January in Wa 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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February

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

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March

March in Wa is extremely hot, very 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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April

If you visit Wa during April, you are likely to notice that it can be very hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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 40 and 50% during the day.

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May

If you vacation in Wa during May, you may find that it can be very hot, somewhat stormy 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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June

June in Wa is extremely warm, somewhat stormy and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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July

July in this region is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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August

If you vacation in Wa during August, you will probably see 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 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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September

If you go to Wa in September, you will notice that it is hot and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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October

If you visit Wa during October, you might see that it is constantly hot, somewhat stormy 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

Traveling to Wa in November, you will notice that it can be very 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

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

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Activities for Wa, Ghana

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Wa.

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the majestic Central Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Wa tourism authority.

Castle hopping? For Wa Na Palace, take:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you can carry your stuff.

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