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

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

When to go to Mopti, Mali

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Mopti in January, you will notice that it is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you vacation in Mopti during February, 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 high 60s F (low 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you vacation in Mopti during March, you are likely to find that it can be sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Mopti during April, you are likely to find that it is unbearably 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 high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Mopti in May, you will notice that it can be excruciatingly hot and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the low 100s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

Traveling to Mopti in June, you will notice that it can be excruciatingly hot and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July here is consistently hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

Traveling to Mopti in September, you will notice that it is consistently hot and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you are traveling to Mopti in October, you will notice that it is unbearably hot and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in this region is sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you visit Mopti during December, you are likely to find that it can be very hot 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 low 60s F (high 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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