Mali: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go?

Discover the best time to go to Mali from average climate conditions in many locations like Kidal or Sikasso on this page.

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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, November and December
  • The best months to go to Bamako are January, February, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months in Bamako are March, April, May and June
  • The rainiest months in this city are July and August
  • Mopti 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 Mali for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month Our opinion View Details
perfect Mali in january
good to perfect* Mali in february
tolerable to perfect* Mali in march
bad to good* Mali in april
bad to tolerable* Mali in may
bad to good* Mali in june
tolerable to good* Mali in july
tolerable to good* Mali in august
tolerable to good* Mali in september
tolerable to good* Mali in october
good to perfect* Mali in november
perfect Mali in december

When to go to Mali by city

Bamako

Best time to go to Bamako

The best months to go to Bamako are january, february, 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.

Gao

Best time to go to Gao

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

Kayes

Best time to go to Kayes

The best months to go to Kayes are january, february, november and december.


Climate and Weather in Mali

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Mali : Sankore Mosque, Timbuktu


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.


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.

Average weather and best time to go: city by city in Mali:

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