Niokolo-Koba, Senegal: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Niokolo-Koba, Senegal? If you're planning to go to Niokolo-Koba, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Niokolo-Koba, Senegal

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

What to wear/what to pack for Niokolo-Koba, Senegal by month

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Niokolo-Koba very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March for Niokolo-Koba very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April for Niokolo-Koba very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in this region can be blisteringly hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Niokolo-Koba is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July for Niokolo-Koba is consistently 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:

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

August

August for Niokolo-Koba can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September is constantly 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:

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

October

October here is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in this region very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Niokolo-Koba, Senegal

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, D, E and K
  • A SIM card that works in Niokolo-Koba

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