When is the best time to go to Mali?

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

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

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

January 70°F to 86°F
1%
February 77°F to 92°F
1%
March 83°F to 95°F
2%
April 90°F to 101°F
2%
May 95°F to 103°F
7%
June 92°F to 104°F
11%
July 86°F to 103°F
25%
August 83°F to 101°F
36%
September 85°F to 101°F
22%
October 88°F to 99°F
8%
November 83°F to 92°F
1%
December 74°F to 86°F
0%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Mali by cities

Bamako

Best time to go to Bamako

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

Tessalit

Best time to go to Tessalit

The best months to go to Tessalit are january, february, march, april, october, november and december.

Timbuktu

Best time to go to Timbuktu

The best months to go to Timbuktu are january, february, march, october, november and december.



Temperatures and rainfall in Mali

On these 2 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Mali and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Bamako, Tessalit, Timbuktu, Gao and Kayes.


Where to go in Mali?

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.
Bamako94°F99°F104°F106°F106°F103°F94°F88°F92°F97°F97°F94°F
Tessalit81°F86°F94°F101°F106°F110°F108°F106°F106°F101°F90°F83°F
Timbuktu86°F94°F101°F106°F110°F110°F106°F103°F104°F104°F95°F88°F
Gao88°F95°F103°F108°F110°F110°F104°F103°F104°F104°F97°F90°F
Kayes95°F99°F106°F110°F110°F106°F99°F94°F95°F103°F101°F95°F
Kidal83°F90°F97°F104°F108°F110°F106°F104°F104°F101°F94°F85°F
Mopti92°F97°F104°F108°F108°F106°F101°F97°F101°F103°F99°F94°F
Segou94°F99°F104°F108°F108°F104°F99°F94°F95°F101°F99°F94°F
Sikasso95°F101°F104°F104°F103°F99°F92°F86°F90°F95°F97°F95°F

Legend:

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good weather

tolerable weather

bad weather



Map of Mali

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Is this weather information for Mali reliable?

Climate data for Mali has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Mali allows us to determine the average for each month in Bamako, Tessalit, Timbuktu, Gao, Kayes, Kidal, Mopti, Segou 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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