Hombori, Mali: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Hombori, Mali

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

What to wear/what to pack for Hombori, Mali by month

January

January in this region is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in this region is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March for Hombori is unbearably hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Hombori in April, you will notice that it is blindingly 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:

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

May

If you vacation in Hombori during May, you are likely to find that it can be sizzling 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 80s F (low 30s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Hombori during June, you are likely to find that it can be excruciatingly hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 80s F (low 30s C).

Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Hombori during July, you are likely to find that it is sweltering 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 low 80s F (high 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you are traveling to Hombori in August, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September for Hombori is sweltering and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Hombori during October, you are likely to find that it is scorchingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in Hombori 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 low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you visit Hombori during December, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s 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:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Hombori, Mali

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Hombori, 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 Hombori
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders

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