Bahr el Ghazal, South Sudan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Bahr el Ghazal, South Sudan? If you're planning to go to Bahr el Ghazal, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Bahr el Ghazal, South Sudan

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

Important essentials for Bahr el Ghazal, South Sudan

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb one.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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What to wear/what to pack for Bahr el Ghazal, South Sudan by month

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January

If you are traveling to Bahr el Ghazal in January, you will notice that it can be blisteringly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

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February

If you go to Bahr el Ghazal in February, you will notice that it can be excruciatingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

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March

March here is sweltering and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day.

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April

If you vacation in Bahr el Ghazal during April, you may find that it is unbearably hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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May

May in Bahr el Ghazal can be excruciatingly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

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June

In June, Bahr el Ghazal is really hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Bahr el Ghazal, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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July

In July, Bahr el Ghazal is really hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Bahr el Ghazal, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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August

In August, Bahr el Ghazal is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Bahr el Ghazal, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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September

Traveling to Bahr el Ghazal in September, you will notice that it can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

If you visit Bahr el Ghazal during October, you are likely to see that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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November

If you visit Bahr el Ghazal during November, you may see that it is blindingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

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December

December in this region can be sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

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