Saint-Louis, Senegal: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Saint-Louis, Senegal? If you're planning to go to Saint-Louis, this article contains 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 Saint-Louis, Senegal

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

Important essentials for Saint-Louis, Senegal

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Travel insurance

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • 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 Saint-Louis, Senegal by month

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January

If you visit Saint-Louis during January, you might notice that it is hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally around 30 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the stunning Grand Mosque of Saint-Louis, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter the building; you should check with the Saint-Louis tourism authority.

February

If you visit Saint-Louis during February, you might find that it is really hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the stunning Grand Mosque of Saint-Louis, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter the building; you should check with the Saint-Louis tourism authority.

March

If you visit Saint-Louis during March, you might find that it is really hot. 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 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the stunning Grand Mosque of Saint-Louis, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter the building; you should check with the Saint-Louis tourism authority.

April

April for Saint-Louis is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the stunning Grand Mosque of Saint-Louis, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter the building; you should check with the Saint-Louis tourism authority.

May

If you visit Saint-Louis during May, you may see that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the stunning Grand Mosque of Saint-Louis, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter the building; you should check with the Saint-Louis tourism authority.

June

June in this region is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the stunning Grand Mosque of Saint-Louis, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter the building; you should check with the Saint-Louis tourism authority.

July

If you are traveling to Saint-Louis in July, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the stunning Grand Mosque of Saint-Louis, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter the building; you should check with the Saint-Louis tourism authority.

August

August in Saint-Louis is consistently hot and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the stunning Grand Mosque of Saint-Louis, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter the building; you should check with the Saint-Louis tourism authority.

September

September can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the stunning Grand Mosque of Saint-Louis, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter the building; you should check with the Saint-Louis tourism authority.

October

If you are traveling to Saint-Louis in October, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the stunning Grand Mosque of Saint-Louis, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter the building; you should check with the Saint-Louis tourism authority.

November

If you visit Saint-Louis during November, you will probably see that it is extremely hot. 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 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the stunning Grand Mosque of Saint-Louis, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter the building; you should check with the Saint-Louis tourism authority.

December

If you are traveling to Saint-Louis in December, you will notice that it can be sweltering and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the stunning Grand Mosque of Saint-Louis, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter the building; you should check with the Saint-Louis tourism authority.

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