Ziguinchor, Senegal: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Ziguinchor, Senegal? If you're planning to go to Ziguinchor, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Ziguinchor, Senegal

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

Important essentials for Ziguinchor, Senegal

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear away. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.

General health necessities

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

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January

Traveling to Ziguinchor in January, you will notice that it is really hot, very hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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February

If you are traveling to Ziguinchor in February, you will notice that it is sizzling, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

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March

If you vacation in Ziguinchor during March, you might notice that it can be excruciatingly hot, very hazy 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 high 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day.

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April

If you visit Ziguinchor during April, you are likely to notice that it is sweltering, very hazy 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 high 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

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May

Traveling to Ziguinchor in May, you will notice that it can be sizzling, somewhat hazy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

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June

If you visit Ziguinchor during June, you might find that it is consistently hot 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 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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July

If you vacation in Ziguinchor during July, you are likely to see that it can be very hot, somewhat rainy and very stormy. 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). Humidity is generally around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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August

August for Ziguinchor is extremely hot, very rainy and very stormy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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September

In September, Ziguinchor can be sweltering, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 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 Ziguinchor, with several of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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October

If you visit Ziguinchor during October, you will probably see 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 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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November

November in Ziguinchor is constantly hot, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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December

If you visit Ziguinchor during December, you might find that it is constantly hot, very hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 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 30 and 40% during the day.

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