Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso? If you're planning to go to Ouahigouya, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso

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

Important essentials for Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly option.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear away. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso by month

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January

January for Ouahigouya is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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February

Traveling to Ouahigouya in February, 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).

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March

If you vacation in Ouahigouya during March, you are likely to find that it is unbearably hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (high 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.

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April

If you go to Ouahigouya in April, you will notice that it is sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 100s F (high 30s C).

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May

If you vacation in Ouahigouya during May, you may notice that it is sizzling and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (high 20s C). Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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June

If you are traveling to Ouahigouya in June, you will notice that it is scorchingly hot and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

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July

July in this region is extremely hot and very stormy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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August

If you visit Ouahigouya during August, you are likely to notice that it is really hot and very stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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September

If you visit Ouahigouya during September, you are likely to see that it is consistently hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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October

October in Ouahigouya can be excruciatingly hot and very dry. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

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November

If you vacation in Ouahigouya during November, you might see 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). Humidity is generally between 10 and 20% during the day.

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December

If you visit Ouahigouya during December, you will probably notice that it is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 10 and 20% during the day.

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