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

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

When to go to Tambacounda, Senegal

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Tambacounda in January, you will notice that it is really 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:

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

February

February is a scorcher 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:

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

March

If you vacation in Tambacounda during March, you are likely to find that it is a scorcher, somewhat hazy 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 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 10 and 20% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Tambacounda in April, you will notice that it is a scorcher, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 100s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Tambacounda can be sizzling and very dry. Temperatures average in the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Tambacounda in June, you will notice that it is unbearably hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Tambacounda in July, you will notice that it is consistently hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Tambacounda 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:

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

September

September in this region can be sweltering, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October is unbearably hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November can be excruciatingly hot 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:

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

December

December in this region can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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