Santiago, Cape Verde: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Santiago, Cape Verde

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

What to wear/what to pack for Santiago, Cape Verde by month

January

January here dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

February

If you go to Santiago in February, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion

March

If you go to Santiago in March, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

April

If you go to Santiago in April, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

May

Traveling to Santiago in May, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants

June

June here dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear

July

July for Santiago dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sandals

August

If you are traveling to Santiago in August, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat

September

Traveling to Santiago in September, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals

October

October for Santiago is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

November

If you go to Santiago in November, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Santiago, Cape Verde

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Santiago

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