Bolama, Guinea-Bissau: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Bolama, Guinea-Bissau? If you're planning to go to Bolama, this 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 Bolama, Guinea-Bissau

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

Important essentials for Bolama, Guinea-Bissau

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear away. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Bolama, Guinea-Bissau by month

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January

If you are traveling to Bolama in January, you will notice that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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February

If you vacation in Bolama during February, you will probably find that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

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March

If you are traveling to Bolama in March, you will notice that it is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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April

April can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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May

May here is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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June

If you visit Bolama during June, you may see that it is extremely warm 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 low 80s F (high 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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July

In July, Bolama is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Bolama, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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August

In August, Bolama is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Bolama, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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September

If you visit Bolama during September, you will probably see that it is extremely warm. 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 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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October

October in Bolama is really hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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November

If you visit Bolama during November, you may notice that it is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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 50 and 60% during the day.

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December

If you vacation in Bolama during December, you may see that it is hot 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 low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally around 40 during the day.

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