Tambacounda Region, Senegal: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Tambacounda Region, Senegal

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

What to wear/what to pack for Tambacounda Region, Senegal by month

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Tambacounda Region during February, you are likely to find 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Tambacounda Region in March, you will notice that it is blindingly hot, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April here is scorchingly hot, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Tambacounda Region during May, you are likely to find that it can be 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Tambacounda Region during June, you are likely to find that it is scorchingly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Tambacounda Region during July, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Tambacounda Region during August, you are likely to find that it can be very hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat 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 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September for Tambacounda Region is consistently hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you are traveling to Tambacounda Region in October, you will notice that it is unbearably hot and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you vacation in Tambacounda Region during December, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Tambacounda Region, Senegal

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Tambacounda Region, 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 Tambacounda Region

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