Maroua, Cameroon: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Maroua, Cameroon

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

What to wear/what to pack for Maroua, Cameroon by month

January

If you visit Maroua during January, you are likely to find that it can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Maroua in February, you will notice that it is scorchingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you vacation in Maroua during March, you are likely to find that it can be excruciatingly hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Maroua can be sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 100s F (low 40s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Maroua is sizzling. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) to low 100s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Maroua is sweltering. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Maroua in July, you will notice that it is really hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you are traveling to Maroua in August, you will notice that it can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Maroua in September, you will notice that it is really hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Maroua during October, you are likely to find that it can be blisteringly hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Maroua in November, you will notice that it is blindingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you vacation in Maroua during December, you are likely to find that it is really hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Maroua, Cameroon

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

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