Kankan, Guinea: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Kankan, Guinea

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

What to wear/what to pack for Kankan, Guinea by month

January

January in this region can be very hot, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Kankan in February, you will notice that it can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Kankan in March, you will notice that it can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Kankan during April, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (high 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Kankan in May, you will notice that it is extremely hot and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Kankan during June, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

Traveling to Kankan in July, you will notice that it is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat

August

If you vacation in Kankan during August, you are likely to find that it is hot and somewhat rainy. 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).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts

September

If you go to Kankan in September, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in this region is hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November is really hot, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December here can be sweltering, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Kankan, Guinea

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, F and K
  • A SIM card that works in Kankan
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders

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