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, August, September, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months in Ouagadougou are February, March, April, May and June
  • The rainiest months in this city are July and August
  • Dori is the city with the best climate, with good weather 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:

Month
January 85°F to 90°F
1%
February 90°F to 95°F
4%
March 97°F to 101°F
5%
April 95°F to 99°F
13%
May 92°F to 99°F
20%
June 88°F to 99°F
27%
July 85°F to 94°F
53%
August 83°F to 92°F
69%
September 85°F to 92°F
55%
October 88°F to 95°F
27%
November 90°F to 94°F
4%
December 86°F to 92°F
1%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Burkina Faso by cities

Ouagadougou

Best time to go to Ouagadougou

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

Bobo-Dioulasso

Best time to go to Bobo-Dioulasso

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

Boromo

Best time to go to Boromo

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

Dédougou

Best time to go to Dédougou

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

Dori

Best time to go to Dori

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

Gaoua

Best time to go to Gaoua

The best months to go to Gaoua are january, february, june, october, november and december.


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Climate and Weather in Burkina Faso

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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.

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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).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Ouagadougou97°F103°F108°F110°F110°F104°F97°F94°F95°F101°F101°F97°F
Bobo-Dioulasso97°F101°F106°F106°F104°F101°F94°F90°F92°F97°F99°F95°F
Boromo97°F103°F108°F108°F108°F104°F95°F92°F94°F99°F101°F97°F
Dédougou97°F103°F108°F108°F108°F104°F95°F92°F94°F99°F101°F97°F
Dori94°F99°F106°F110°F110°F108°F103°F99°F101°F104°F101°F94°F
Gaoua99°F103°F106°F106°F103°F99°F92°F88°F90°F95°F99°F99°F
Ouahigouya94°F101°F106°F110°F110°F106°F101°F97°F99°F103°F101°F95°F
99°F104°F108°F110°F106°F103°F94°F90°F92°F99°F103°F99°F
Banfora99°F103°F104°F104°F103°F99°F92°F88°F90°F95°F97°F97°F

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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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