Banfora, Burkina Faso: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Banfora, Burkina Faso? If you're planning to go to Banfora, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Banfora, Burkina Faso

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

What to wear/what to pack for Banfora, Burkina Faso by month

January

If you go to Banfora in January, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

February

If you are traveling to Banfora in February, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts

March

If you are traveling to Banfora in March, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Tank tops
  • Light dresses
  • Light shorts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts

April

If you are traveling to Banfora in April, you will notice that it can be sizzling. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Light dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Tank tops
  • Sunglasses
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion

May

Traveling to Banfora in May, you will notice that it is scorchingly hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Sunglasses
  • Tank tops
  • Light shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts

June

If you go to Banfora in June, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts

July

July in this region is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella

August

August can be very hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts

September

If you go to Banfora in September, 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 high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage

October

October in this region can be very hot. 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:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses

November

If you go to Banfora in November, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses

December

December very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Banfora, Burkina Faso

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and E
  • A SIM card that works in Banfora

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