When is the best time to go to Burkina Faso?

When is the best time to go to Burkina Faso? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Burkina Faso, the weather is good everywhere in January, February, October, November and December
  • The best months to go to Ouagadougou are January, February, July, September, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months in Ouagadougou are February, March, April, May and June
  • August is the wettest month in this city
  • The cities with the best climate are Dori and Banfora, with good weather at least 9 months a year

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Burkina Faso for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 81°F to 88°F
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February 86°F to 94°F
0 to 1 days*
March 92°F to 99°F
0 to 3 days*
April 95°F to 101°F
0 to 5 days*
May 94°F to 103°F
1 to 7 days*
June 90°F to 99°F
4 to 11 days*
July 85°F to 94°F
6 to 18 days*
August 83°F to 92°F
9 to 22 days*
September 83°F to 94°F
4 to 18 days*
October 88°F to 97°F
1 to 10 days*
November 88°F to 94°F
0 to 1 days*
December 83°F to 90°F
0 days
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Burkina Faso by cities

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The best months to go to Ouagadougou are january, february, july, september, october, november and december.



The best months to go to Bobo-Dioulasso are january, february, march, june, october, november and december.



The best months to go to Boromo are january, february, june, july, september, october, november and december.

Temperatures and rainfall in Burkina Faso

On these 2 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Burkina Faso and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Ouagadougou, Bobo-Dioulasso, Boromo, Dédougou and Dori.

Where to go in Burkina Faso?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

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About Burkina Faso

What can I do in Burkina Faso?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage


Family travel

Crafts / shopping



Is this weather information for Burkina Faso reliable?

Climate data for Burkina Faso has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Burkina Faso allows us to determine the average for each month in Ouagadougou, Bobo-Dioulasso, Boromo, Dédougou, Dori, Gaoua, Ouahigouya, Pô and and 1 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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