Garoua, Cameroon: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Garoua, Cameroon? If you're planning to go to Garoua, this is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Garoua, Cameroon

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

Important essentials for Garoua, Cameroon

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can get worn. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Garoua, Cameroon by month

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January

January in Garoua 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:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the must-see Grand Mosque of Garoua, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Garoua tourism authority.

February

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

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the must-see Grand Mosque of Garoua, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Garoua tourism authority.

March

If you are traveling to Garoua in March, you will notice that it can be excruciatingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 100s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the must-see Grand Mosque of Garoua, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Garoua tourism authority.

April

April can be excruciatingly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 100s F (low 40s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the must-see Grand Mosque of Garoua, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Garoua tourism authority.

May

If you go to Garoua in May, you will notice that it is unbearably hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 100s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the must-see Grand Mosque of Garoua, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Garoua tourism authority.

June

If you vacation in Garoua during June, you will probably see that it can be excruciatingly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the must-see Grand Mosque of Garoua, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Garoua tourism authority.

July

Traveling to Garoua in July, you will notice that it is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the must-see Grand Mosque of Garoua, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Garoua tourism authority.

August

August in Garoua is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the must-see Grand Mosque of Garoua, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Garoua tourism authority.

September

If you vacation in Garoua during September, you may see that it can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the must-see Grand Mosque of Garoua, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Garoua tourism authority.

October

If you visit Garoua during October, you will probably notice that it is sizzling. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the must-see Grand Mosque of Garoua, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Garoua tourism authority.

November

If you vacation in Garoua during November, you may notice that it is blindingly hot 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 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the must-see Grand Mosque of Garoua, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Garoua tourism authority.

December

If you visit Garoua during December, you are likely to notice that it is scorchingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the must-see Grand Mosque of Garoua, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Garoua tourism authority.

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