Ajena Airstrip

GH-0002 · Eastern, Ghana

Climate Ajena Airstrip 2020-2024

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of Kotoka International Airport (DGAA) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 27.9 38 26 29 59 9
February 44.9 44 62 38 47 14
March 83.9 91 91 84 75 85
April 86.7 91 92 88 80 94
May 89.3 90 88 90 93 93
June 73.8 77 79 88 65
July 53.3 54 67 69 51
August 61.4 39 56 75 87
September 57.5 55 47 73 61
October 79.2 79 76 87 70
November 86.7 88 92 89 84
December 52.9 37 86 43 82
Average 67.2 71.5 66.1 69.7 73.7 67.1

1st best VFR conditions of Ghana

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 8 km or more and a ceiling of 3,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 54.6 66 57 66 77 25
February 67.8 59 75 63 86 34
March 97.0 99 98 99 95 97
April 97.4 99 98 97 97 98
May 97.3 98 98 95 98 98
June 96.2 95 97 99 96
July 95.0 93 93 99 95
August 93.8 92 87 98 98
September 93.4 92 83 95 97
October 96.9 96 96 99 97
November 97.3 98 100 97 97
December 71.0 54 96 73 95
Average 88.2 84.8 87.7 89.5 93.0 86.7

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 5 km or more and a ceiling of 1,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 32.2 33 32 33 32 33
February 32.3 34 32 32 32 33
March 32.0 33 31 32 32 33
April 32.1 33 32 31 32 32
May 31.1 32 31 31 32 32
June 29.3 29 29 30 29
July 28.3 29 28 29 28
August 27.9 28 27 29 28
September 28.6 29 27 29 28
October 30.0 30 30 30 29
November 30.9 31 31 31 31
December 31.8 33 31 32 32
Average 30.7 32.6 30.6 30.0 30.8 30.5

1st highest temperature of Ghana

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 25.5 26 26 26 25 26
February 26.2 27 26 27 26 27
March 26.1 27 26 26 26 26
April 25.8 27 25 25 27 26
May 25.2 26 26 25 26 26
June 24.1 24 24 24 24
July 24.2 25 24 24 24
August 23.6 24 23 24 23
September 24.1 24 24 24 24
October 24.3 25 25 23 24
November 25.3 26 25 25 25
December 25.8 26 26 27 25
Average 25.2 26.5 25.1 24.8 25.0 25.0

1st lowest temperature of Ghana

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 0.1 0 0 0 1 0
February 0.3 0 0 0 0 0
March 0.6 1 2 0 0 0
April 0.8 1 1 2 0 1
May 1.5 1 2 1 0 2
June 3.0 5 3 1 5
July 2.4 5 1 1 3
August 3.1 6 6 1 1
September 4.3 5 11 3 3
October 1.6 1 1 1 3
November 0.2 0 0 0 0
December 0.1 0 0 0 0
Average 1.4 0.4 2.2 2.2 0.7 1.4

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 8.3 8 8 8 9 7
February 9.3 9 9 10 10 8
March 10.6 10 9 11 11 11
April 9.5 9 9 9 10 10
May 8.4 8 8 8 10 9
June 9.2 10 8 9 9
July 11.3 10 12 12 12
August 12.0 11 12 12 13
September 10.5 10 11 10 12
October 8.6 8 8 9 9
November 7.8 9 8 8 7
December 7.7 7 8 8 9
Average 9.4 8.9 9.0 9.3 9.7 9.8

1st highest wind speed of Ghana

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 204° 209° 184° 216° 187°
February 207° 203° 206° 212° 202°
March 206° 204° 206° 212° 211°
April 203° 210° 212° 205° 208°
May 204° 200° 205° 204° 206°
June 212° 214° 208° 207°
July 213° 209° 210° 215°
August 212° 209° 212° 211°
September 212° 213° 216° 211°
October 210° 206° 214° 207°
November 205° 208° 210° 204°
December 200° 212° 200° 216°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.