When is the best time to go to the Ivory Coast?

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

  • On the Ivory Coast, the weather is good everywhere in January, February and December
  • The best months to go to Abidjan are January, February, March, April and December
  • On average, the warmest months in Abidjan are January, February, March, April, May, June, October, November and December
  • June is the wettest month in this city
  • The cities with the best climate are Ferkessédougou and Korhogo, with good weather at least 9 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Abidjan are January, February, March, April, May, June, October, November and December


Annual weather on the Ivory Coast

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

January 67°F to 101°F
0 to 13 days*
February 70°F to 104°F
1 to 13 days*
March 72°F to 104°F
2 to 18 days*
April 72°F to 103°F
3 to 19 days*
May 72°F to 99°F
6 to 23 days*
June 70°F to 94°F
8 to 21 days*
July 70°F to 88°F
8 to 18 days*
August 70°F to 86°F
5 to 20 days*
September 70°F to 88°F
8 to 26 days*
October 70°F to 94°F
9 to 26 days*
November 68°F to 99°F
1 to 19 days*
December 67°F to 99°F
0 to 16 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Ivory Coast by cities

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Abidjan

Abidjan

The best months to go to Abidjan are january, february, march, april and december.

Afféry

Afféry

The best months to go to Afféry are january, february, march and december.

Assinie

Assinie

The best months to go to Assinie are january, february, march, april and december.

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Temperatures and rainfall on the Ivory Coast

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Ivory Coast and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Abidjan, Afféry, Assinie, Bondoukou and Bouaké, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons on the Ivory Coast

Find out when Ivory Coast has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons on the Ivory Coast

The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October and November. The number of visitors to Ivory Coast is high in: August and December.

  • Very low season on the Ivory Coast: February, March, April, June and November.
  • Low season on the Ivory Coast: January, May, July, September and October.
  • High season on the Ivory Coast: August.
  • Peek season on the Ivory Coast: December.

Figure: Visitor index for Ivory Coast month by month


Average price for flights to the Ivory Coast

A return flight between London and Abidjan is generally cheaper if you go in march ($ 563 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 422 more for your airline ticket to Abidjan if you go in august.

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Where to go on the Ivory Coast?

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.
Abidjan88°F88°F88°F88°F86°F83°F81°F81°F81°F83°F86°F88°F
Afféry99°F99°F97°F97°F95°F90°F86°F86°F86°F90°F94°F95°F
Assinie90°F88°F90°F90°F88°F85°F81°F81°F83°F85°F86°F88°F
Bondoukou99°F101°F99°F97°F94°F88°F85°F85°F85°F88°F94°F95°F
Bouaké99°F101°F99°F99°F95°F90°F86°F85°F86°F90°F94°F97°F
Comoé National Park101°F104°F104°F103°F99°F94°F88°F86°F88°F94°F99°F99°F
Ferkessédougou97°F101°F101°F101°F99°F94°F88°F85°F86°F92°F95°F95°F
Gagnoa99°F97°F97°F95°F94°F88°F86°F86°F86°F90°F92°F95°F
Grand-Bassam86°F86°F86°F88°F86°F83°F81°F81°F81°F83°F85°F86°F
Grand-Lahou90°F88°F90°F90°F88°F85°F83°F81°F83°F85°F86°F90°F
Jacqueville90°F88°F90°F90°F88°F85°F83°F81°F83°F85°F86°F90°F
Korhogo97°F101°F101°F101°F99°F94°F88°F85°F86°F92°F95°F95°F
Odienné95°F99°F101°F101°F97°F94°F86°F83°F85°F88°F94°F94°F
San-Pédro88°F88°F90°F90°F88°F85°F81°F81°F83°F85°F86°F88°F
Sassandra88°F88°F90°F90°F88°F85°F81°F81°F83°F85°F86°F88°F
Séguéla (Woroba)95°F95°F94°F94°F90°F86°F83°F81°F85°F86°F88°F92°F
Tabou86°F86°F88°F88°F86°F83°F81°F81°F81°F83°F85°F86°F
Taï National Park99°F97°F97°F95°F94°F88°F86°F86°F86°F90°F92°F95°F
Yamoussoukro99°F99°F99°F99°F95°F90°F86°F86°F88°F90°F94°F97°F
Abengourou99°F99°F97°F97°F95°F90°F86°F86°F86°F90°F94°F95°F

Legend:

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good weather

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bad weather

very bad weather



About Ivory Coast

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Is this weather information for Ivory Coast reliable?

Climate data for Ivory Coast has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Ivory Coast allows us to determine the average for each month in Abidjan, Afféry, Assinie, Bondoukou, Bouaké, Comoé National Park, Ferkessédougou, Gagnoa, and 17 other cities.

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

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