Diffa, Niger: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Diffa, Niger

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

What to wear/what to pack for Diffa, Niger by month

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Diffa 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 low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 10 and 20% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you vacation in Diffa during March, you are likely to find that it is unbearably hot, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 10 and 20% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Diffa during April, you are likely to find that it can be sizzling, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 100s F (low 40s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 10 and 20% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light skirts
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sarong
  • Extremely light dresses

May

May is blindingly hot and very dry. Temperatures average in the 100s F (low 40s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sarong
  • Umbrella
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Rain boots
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Light skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

June

June in this region is sweltering, somewhat hazy and very dry. Temperatures average in the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain boots
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Light skirts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Rain coat
  • Sarong
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Extremely light dresses

July

Traveling to Diffa in July, you will notice that it is blindingly hot and very stormy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in this region can be sweltering, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in this region can be sizzling and very stormy. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Diffa in October, you will notice that it is sweltering, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Rain boots
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Skirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Tank tops
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Light dresses
  • Light shorts
  • Rain coat

November

If you visit Diffa during November, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot, very hazy 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 high 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 10 and 20% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Diffa, Niger

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, D, E and F
  • A SIM card that works in Diffa
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders

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