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Wa, Ghana

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Wa
city, administrative centre
ContinentAfrica Edit
CountryGhana Edit
Capital ofUpper West Region Edit
Edey de administrative territorial entity insydUpper West Region Edit
Coordinate location10°4′0″N 2°30′0″W Edit
Twinned administrative bodyYpres Edit
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Wa be de capital town of Wa Municipal den Upper West Region for northern Ghana.[1] E dey form part of de eleven Municipalities den Districts wey dey make-up de Upper West Region.[2] Ein Municipal Assembly be one of de 261 Metropolitan, Municipal den District Assemblies (MMDAs) insyd Ghana.[3]

Transportation[edit | edit source]

Public transport from Wa dey wey dey go major cities such as Accra; Kumasi, Mim, Ahafo; Cape Coast, Sunyani; Tamale; Tema; Ho; Bolgatanga; Elubo; Aflao; Techiman.

Environment den weather[edit | edit source]

Climate data for Wa
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 38.9

(102.0)

40.0

(104.0)

41.7

(107.1)

41.7

(107.1)

39.4

(102.9)

37.2

(99.0)

33.9

(93.0)

34.1

(93.4)

34.4

(93.9)

36.7

(98.1)

38.9

(102.0)

38.0

(100.4)

41.7

(107.1)

Mean daily maximum °C (°F) 34.4

(93.9)

35.9

(96.6)

36.1

(97.0)

34.8

(94.6)

32.8

(91.0)

30.5

(86.9)

29.1

(84.4)

28.8

(83.8)

29.5

(85.1)

32.4

(90.3)

34.5

(94.1)

33.8

(92.8)

32.7

(90.9)

Daily mean °C (°F) 26.9

(80.4)

29.1

(84.4)

30.0

(86.0)

29.1

(84.4)

27.8

(82.0)

26.1

(79.0)

25.0

(77.0)

24.5

(76.1)

24.7

(76.5)

26.5

(79.7)

27.5

(81.5)

26.7

(80.1)

27.0

(80.6)

Mean daily minimum °C (°F) 19.4

(66.9)

21.7

(71.1)

23.7

(74.7)

24.0

(75.2)

23.1

(73.6)

22.0

(71.6)

21.6

(70.9)

21.3

(70.3)

21.2

(70.2)

21.6

(70.9)

21.2

(70.2)

19.4

(66.9)

21.7

(71.1)

Record low °C (°F) 12.8

(55.0)

15.6

(60.1)

18.9

(66.0)

18.9

(66.0)

18.9

(66.0)

19.6

(67.3)

18.9

(66.0)

18.3

(64.9)

18.9

(66.0)

18.9

(66.0)

17.2

(63.0)

12.2

(54.0)

12.2

(54.0)

Average precipitation mm (inches) 3

(0.1)

14

(0.6)

41

(1.6)

94

(3.7)

131

(5.2)

139

(5.5)

149

(5.9)

192

(7.6)

215

(8.5)

81

(3.2)

17

(0.7)

6

(0.2)

1,082

(42.6)

Average precipitation days (≥ 0.3 mm) 1 2 4 8 10 12 13 16 18 7 2 1 92
Average relative humidity (%) (at 15:00) 16 18 28 44 55 63 66 69 68 51 33 19 44
Mean monthly sunshine hours 285.2 265.6 266.6 225.0 266.6 228.0 207.7 176.7 189.0 285.2 279.0 297.6 2,972.2
Mean daily sunshine hours 9.2 9.4 8.6 7.5 8.6 7.6 6.7 5.7 6.3 9.2 9.3 9.6 8.1
Source: Deutscher Wetterdienst[4]

Education[edit | edit source]

Schools wey dey Wa[edit | edit source]

  • Islamic Senior High School
  • Jamiat Al-Hidayyat Al-Islamiat Girls Senior High School
  • Northern Star Senior High School
  • St. Francis Xavier Minor Seminary
  • Wa Senior High School
  • Wa Senior High Technical School
  • Wa Technical Institute
  • T. I. Ahmadiyya Senior High School
  • Nusrat Jahan College of Education
  • Nursing Training college, Wa
  • Wa Technical University (formally Wa Polytechnic)

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Campaign on effective handling of food items held in Wa". Graphic Online. Retrieved 20 May 2021.
  2. "Wa Municipal". Ministry Of Food and Agriculture. Retrieved 23 August 2023.
  3. "Ghana Districts: A repository of all Local Assemblies in Ghana". GhanaDistricts. Retrieved 23 August 2023.
  4. "Klimatafel von Wa / Ghana" (PDF). Baseline climate means (1961-1990) from stations all over the world (insyd German). Deutscher Wetterdienst. Retrieved 18 October 2016.