Yamoussoukro, Côte d'Ivoire: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Yamoussoukro, Côte d'Ivoire? If you're planning to go to Yamoussoukro, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Yamoussoukro, Côte d'Ivoire

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

What to wear/what to pack for Yamoussoukro, Côte d'Ivoire by month

January

If you vacation in Yamoussoukro during January, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot, very hazy 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 high 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February here is extremely hot, somewhat hazy and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain boots
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella

March

March for Yamoussoukro can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Yamoussoukro during April, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May for Yamoussoukro can be very hot 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:

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

June

June is pretty consistently hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Yamoussoukro during July, you are likely to find that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage

August

If you vacation in Yamoussoukro during August, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s 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 a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, Yamoussoukro is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and about half of the time jump into the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Yamoussoukro, with several of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Yamoussoukro in October, you will notice that it is extremely hot and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Yamoussoukro in November, you will notice that it is extremely hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sandals
  • Rain boots
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts

December

If you go to Yamoussoukro in December, you will notice that it is consistently hot, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Rain boots
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Yamoussoukro, Côte d'Ivoire

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and E
  • A SIM card that works in Yamoussoukro
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing

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