Ifaty, Madagascar: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Ifaty, Madagascar

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

What to wear/what to pack for Ifaty, Madagascar by month

January

January in Ifaty is consistently 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February for Ifaty is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Ifaty in March, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Ifaty during April, you are likely to find that it is really hot and dry with little 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 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Ifaty in May, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Ifaty during June, you are likely to find that it is warm and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

July

Traveling to Ifaty in July, you will notice that it is warm and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts

August

August here is extremely warm 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:

  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion

September

If you visit Ifaty during September, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Ifaty in October, you will notice that it is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in Ifaty during November, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Ifaty in December, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Ifaty, Madagascar

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Ifaty, 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 Ifaty
  • Appropriate museum wear

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