Djougou, Benin: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Djougou, Benin

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

What to wear/what to pack for Djougou, Benin by month

January

January here is blindingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to Djougou in February, you will notice that it can be excruciatingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Djougou in March, you will notice that it can be sizzling and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Djougou during April, you are likely to find that it is blindingly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Djougou in June, 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:

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

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Djougou is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, Djougou can be very hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Djougou, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October for Djougou can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Djougou during November, you are likely to find that it can be sizzling and very dry with almost no 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December here is a scorcher and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Djougou, Benin

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Djougou, 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 Djougou

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