Bo, Sierra Leone: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Bo, Sierra Leone? If you're planning to go to Bo, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Bo, Sierra Leone

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

What to wear/what to pack for Bo, Sierra Leone by month

January

If you go to Bo in January, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you vacation in Bo during February, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Bo in March, you will notice that it can be sweltering, somewhat hazy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain boots
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Shorts
  • Sandals

April

April here can be very hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain boots
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella

May

If you visit Bo during May, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts

June

June is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Bo is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Bo, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage

August

August in Bo is warm and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants

September

Traveling to Bo in September, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear

October

If you visit Bo during October, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses

December

If you visit Bo during December, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Bo, Sierra Leone

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types D and G
  • A SIM card that works in Bo

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