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

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

When to go to Thies, Senegal

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Thies in January, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts

February

February for Thies is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

March

March in this region is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

April

If you are traveling to Thies in April, you will notice that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses

May

If you are traveling to Thies in May, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you visit Thies during June, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot and dry with little rain.

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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Thies is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August here is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you vacation in Thies during September, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. 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).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in this region is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Thies during November, you are likely to find that it can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December here is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses

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

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

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