Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire? If you're planning to go to Abidjan, below is 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 Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

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

Important essentials for Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can become worn. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January in this region dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to visit the charming St Paul's Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you see the National Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

Traveling to Abidjan in February, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to visit the charming St Paul's Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you see the National Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in Abidjan can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to visit the charming St Paul's Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you see the National Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

Traveling to Abidjan in April, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to visit the charming St Paul's Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you see the National Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

May in this region is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to visit the charming St Paul's Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you see the National Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June in Abidjan is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to visit the charming St Paul's Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you see the National Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

Traveling to Abidjan in July, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to visit the charming St Paul's Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you see the National Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

If you are traveling to Abidjan in August, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to visit the charming St Paul's Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you see the National Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September here is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to visit the charming St Paul's Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you see the National Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

Traveling to Abidjan in October, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to visit the charming St Paul's Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you see the National Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

Traveling to Abidjan in November, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to visit the charming St Paul's Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you see the National Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

If you are traveling to Abidjan in December, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you intend to visit the charming St Paul's Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you see the National Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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