Grand-Bassam, Côte d'Ivoire: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Grand-Bassam, Côte d'Ivoire? If you're planning to go to Grand-Bassam, this article contains 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 Grand-Bassam, Côte d'Ivoire

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

Important essentials for Grand-Bassam, Côte d'Ivoire

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great choice.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Grand-Bassam, Côte d'Ivoire

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Grand-Bassam.

We also recommend these top tours in and around Grand-Bassam.

    What to wear/what to pack for Grand-Bassam, Côte d'Ivoire by month

    Already know when you're traveling?

    January

    If you go to Grand-Bassam in January, you will notice that it is constantly hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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    February

    February in Grand-Bassam can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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    March

    Traveling to Grand-Bassam in March, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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    April

    If you visit Grand-Bassam during April, you are likely to see that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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    May

    Traveling to Grand-Bassam in May, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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    June

    If you go to Grand-Bassam in June, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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    July

    If you visit Grand-Bassam during July, you may notice that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s 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.

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    August

    August in this region is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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    September

    If you visit Grand-Bassam during September, you may see that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s 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.

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    October

    In October, Grand-Bassam is extremely hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Grand-Bassam, with several of the days of the month having rain. Additionally, it is very breezy.

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    November

    November in this region can be very hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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    December

    December in Grand-Bassam can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

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