Togo WeatherWeather in Togo
Temperatures, rainfall, when to go, what to grab
with a drought period in winters and a wet period due to the April-October April-October apron in the center and May-October in the northeast, while the precipitation along the coastline decreases significantly from July to September. Quantity varies from 900 millimeters per year on the shore over 1,000 mm (40 in) in the far north ( "Savanes Region") to 1,300/1,400 mm (51/55 in) in the middle and northerly interior and reaching about 2,000 mm (80 in) in the west part of the Plateaux Region.
Winters are warm and arid in the middle and northern parts, with peaks above 30°C (86°F). Orthopaedic sun (°F)939595959390868182828484849091 From February, the weather rises to 37/38 C (99/100 F); in March and April, the first downpours come from the southern hemisphere and keep the weather from increasing further, but sometimes it rises above 40 C (104 F), especially in the northern hemisphere, where the rainfall arrives later.
Precipitation is more than 100 mm (4 in) per months from April in the middle and from May in the south. Rainfall continues to intensify and peak between July and September, when it usually reaches 200 mm (8 in) per calendar year. This means that the duration of the sun shines reaches its lowest from July to September, as the following chart shows.
Solar (hours)8888888887545798 In summers the air moisture is highest, but the temperatures are low est, so that the maximum values in July and August are around 30 C in the far northernmost regions (see Dapaong) and fall below this value in the midsummer. Therefore, it is the least humid time of year (in Togo and in the French-speaking tropics, the wet period is known as" hivernage", meaning "hibernation"), although it is the most humid.
It can be quite chilly above the 500 metres (1,600 feet), during the frequent rainfall in this area. Rainfall retreats from the northern hemisphere in October. Alongside the coastline the climate is a little different. In Lomé, the capitol, the temperature is more constant, with maximum winters at 32°C; heating in early springs is less severe than in the northern hemisphere, with lower average annual precipitation of 28/29°C (82/84°F) from June to September.
Winters are humid because of the wind, but sometimes the Harmattan can also be there. Seabreeze soothes the sun in summers. Maximum (°F)90909190888886828284869090 Rainfalls from March to June are increasing at a rapid rate, making June the rainsiest months, with about 200 mm (8 in), but then precipitation decreases and reaches a low in August, while it increases again from mid-September to the end of October if it does not in any case reach 100/120 mm (4/4. 7 in) per months.
Lomé receives 900 mm of precipitation in one year, making coastal precipitation the smallest in the whole year. It is raining a little more frequently in the east part of the coast: 1,150 mm (45 in) of water is falling in Grand Popo every year.
Along the coastline the sun often seems in the arid period, but also in this time of year a little overcast. Between July and September the skies are often overcast, although rainfall is decreasing in this part of the world. Togo's ocean is hot all year round for a swim.
Ocean current can be hazardous near shallows: the atmosphere is arid and the weather is usually good. It' truely daytime heat, especially in the northern part, but less than in the following months, from February to May. From May to June, the rainyest time of the year is on the coastline and from July to September inland.
Winters: in Lomé and on the coastline, lightweight attire for the days, a lightweight sweat-shirt for the evenings, lightweight shawl for the dusty outcrops. On the northern side lightweight attire, a sweat shirt and a lightweight cardigan for the evenings, lightweight shawl or turbans for the dry outcrop. Summers: lightweight garments made of nature fibers, a lightweight sweat shirt and a lightweight rainy coat for the rainstorms; for females it is better to wear short and mini skirts.