Buba, Guinea-Bissau: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Buba, Guinea-Bissau? If you're planning to go to Buba, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Buba, Guinea-Bissau

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

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

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to Buba in February, you will notice that it is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March for Buba is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Buba during April, you are likely to find that it is a scorcher and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Buba in May, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Buba is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Buba is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Buba, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Buba is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Buba is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (high 20s C) to 80s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Buba can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November here is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you visit Buba during December, you are likely to find that it can be very hot 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 60s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Buba, Guinea-Bissau

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C
  • A SIM card that works in Buba

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