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

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

When to go to Koulikoro, Mali

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

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

January

January in Koulikoro very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you go to Koulikoro in February, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Koulikoro in March, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Koulikoro in April, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Koulikoro in May, you will notice that it is blindingly hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Koulikoro in June, you will notice that it is sizzling. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Koulikoro in July, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in this region can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Koulikoro is really hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Koulikoro in October, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to Koulikoro in November, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Koulikoro in December, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Koulikoro, 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 Koulikoro

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