Central African Republic, Central African Republic: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Central African Republic, Central African Republic? If you're planning to go to Central African Republic, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Central African Republic, Central African Republic

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

What to wear/what to pack for Central African Republic, Central African Republic by month

January

If you are traveling to Central African Republic in January, you will notice that it can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Central African Republic during February, you are likely to find that it can be blisteringly hot and dry with little 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).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March here is unbearably hot. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Central African Republic in April, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Central African Republic in May, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Central African Republic is consistently hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Central African Republic, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Central African Republic is extremely warm. 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:

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

August

In August, Central African Republic is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Central African Republic, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Central African Republic is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Central African Republic is really hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Central African Republic, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in Central African Republic during November, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you vacation in Central African Republic during December, you are likely to find that it can be very hot and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Central African Republic, Central African Republic

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Central African Republic, 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 Central African Republic
  • Theft can be a problem, so pack theft protection, including locks for luggage and a money belt or pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear

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