Weather, climate and best time to go to Burkina Faso

Everything you want to know about the weather, climate, time difference, vaccinations and best travel months for Burkina Faso

Best time to go to Burkina Faso

Best time to go to Burkina Faso

The best time to go to Burkina Faso is from january until june and september until december, in which you have a hot or very hot temperature and none till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in Burkina Faso is 42° in april and the lowest is 33° in august.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Burkina Faso or when most rain or snow falls, you can find it quickly below. That way you are well prepared.

Average temperature and rainfall per month for Burkina Faso
  Max temp Precipchance Precip
Jan 35° 0 mm
Feb 39° 1 mm
Mar 41° 3 mm
Apr 42° 9 mm
May 42° 18 mm
Jun 40° 43 mm
Jul 36° 143 mm
Aug 33° 179 mm
Sep 35° 91 mm
Oct 38° 21 mm
Nov 38° 0 mm
Dec 35° 0 mm
  • No or hardly any rainfall
  • Little rainfall
  • Sometimes rainfall
  • Regular rainfall
  • Often rainfall
  • Almost always rainfall

Want to know more about the climate of Burkina Faso? Go to the full climate information about Burkina Faso

Best travel months

What a nice travel month for someone is can vary per type of traveler. That is why we also have the best time to go to Burkina Faso indicated per type of trip. Do you like warm or cold, sun or snow? Below you will immediately find the most suitable travel months for Burkina Faso.

Best warm months
  General Sunproof Warm
Jan
Feb
Mar
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May
Jun
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Oct
Nov
Dec


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Climate Burkina Faso

Climate Burkina Faso

In Burkina Faso there are 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the tropical wet and dry or savanna climate and hot desert climate. The average annual temperature for Burkina Faso is 38° degrees and there is 509 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 243 days a year with an average humidity of 36% and an UV-index of 8.

Below you can find the average temperature, rainfall and the number of dry and sunny days for Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso per month.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan 35° 17° 0 mm 0 31 3 7
Feb 39° 20° 1 mm 1 27 3 8
Mar 41° 24° 3 mm 2 29 2 9
Apr 42° 27° 9 mm 6 24 2 9
May 42° 29° 18 mm 11 20 3 9
Jun 40° 28° 43 mm 14 16 3 8
Jul 36° 26° 143 mm 20 11 3 7
Aug 33° 24° 179 mm 24 7 2 7
Sep 35° 25° 91 mm 18 12 2 8
Oct 38° 26° 21 mm 8 23 2 8
Nov 38° 23° 0 mm 1 29 2 8
Dec 35° 19° 0 mm 0 31 3 7

Climate per month

Weather in january
On average, it is maximum 35° in january in Burkina Faso and at least around 17° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Burkina Faso.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in february
On average, it is maximum 39° in february in Burkina Faso and at least around 20° degrees. In february there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Burkina Faso.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in march
On average, it is maximum 41° in march in Burkina Faso and at least around 24° degrees. In march there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 3 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in Burkina Faso.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in april
On average, it is maximum 42° in april in Burkina Faso and at least around 27° degrees. In april there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 9 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month in Burkina Faso.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in may
On average, it is maximum 42° in may in Burkina Faso and at least around 29° degrees. In may there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 18 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Burkina Faso.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in june
On average, it is maximum 40° in june in Burkina Faso and at least around 28° degrees. In june there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 43 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Burkina Faso.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in july
On average, it is maximum 36° in july in Burkina Faso and at least around 26° degrees. In july there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 143 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in Burkina Faso.

Weather in august
On average, it is maximum 33° in august in Burkina Faso and at least around 24° degrees. In august there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 179 mm and the it will be dry 7 days this month in Burkina Faso.

Weather in september
On average, it is maximum 35° in september in Burkina Faso and at least around 25° degrees. In september there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 91 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in Burkina Faso.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in october
On average, it is maximum 38° in october in Burkina Faso and at least around 26° degrees. In october there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 21 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Burkina Faso.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in november
On average, it is maximum 38° in november in Burkina Faso and at least around 23° degrees. In november there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 0 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in Burkina Faso.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in december
On average, it is maximum 35° in december in Burkina Faso and at least around 19° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Burkina Faso.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

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Weather statistics Burkina Faso

Weather statistics Burkina Faso

View all weather statistics from Burkina Faso per month. In our graph you see the temperatures and the amount of rainfall on average in a given month. We also offer a comparison of the average temperatures and rainfall between Burkina Faso and United Kingdom.




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Weather forecast Burkina Faso

14 day weather forecast Burkina Faso

The weather for Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso will be 34° till 32° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

Weather forecast this week
  Tu21 Aug We22 Aug Th23 Aug Fr24 Aug Sa25 Aug Su26 Aug Mo27 Aug
  Onweer met regen Betrokken wolken Onweer met regen Lichte Regen Betrokken wolken Onweer met regen Betrokken wolken
Max (°C) 31° 34° 30° 30° 30° 31° 32°
Min (°C) 24° 23° 23° 23° 23° 22° 23°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 70% 15% 70% 80% 35% 50% 35%
Rainfall (mm) 14.9mm 0.9mm 14.9mm 25.1mm 3.2mm 6.6mm 3.4mm
UV-index
UV-index 3 10 3 6 5 7 5
Weather forecast next week
  Tu28 Aug We29 Aug Th30 Aug Fr31 Aug Sa1 Sep Su2 Sep Mo3 Sep
  Lichte Regen Lichte Regen Betrokken wolken Betrokken wolken Onweer met regen Light doucheregen Betrokken wolken
Max (°C) 30° 30° 30° 32° 32° 31° 32°
Min (°C) 23° 23° 23° 23° 24° 23° 23°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 75% 70% 25% 30% 80% 60% 35%
Rainfall (mm) 16.4mm 15.8mm 1.8mm 2.4mm 25.5mm 8.9mm 3.1mm
UV-index
UV-index 4 3 3 4 4 4 4
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About Burkina Faso

About Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is in the continental part Afrika and the capital is Ouagadougou. It is 274.200 km² and has a population of 19.632.147. In terms of area, the country is 9x bigger than United Kingdom. If you want to call Burkina Faso you have to use +226 or 00226 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +2265012457809 or 002265012457809.


Burkina Faso is in a straight line at 4.353 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 6 hour and 45 min.

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Time difference Burkina Faso

Time difference Burkina Faso

In Burkina Faso it is now 20:46 hour in the evening on tuesday 21 august 2018. That is 2 hour earlier than in United Kingdom. The time zone of Burkina Faso is Africa/Ouagadougou and the Greenwich time is UTC+00.

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Vaccinations Burkina Faso

Vaccinations Burkina Faso

Mandatory vaccinations

  • Cholera
  • Gele koorts

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Burkina Faso.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningitis of Meningokokkenziekte
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)
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Currency Burkina Faso

Currency Burkina Faso

In Burkina Faso the West-Afrikaanse CFA-frank is used to pay.

Exchange rate West-Afrikaanse CFA-frank op
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21 2018

1 West-Afrikaanse CFA-frank = € 0,00 euro
100 West-Afrikaanse CFA-frank = € 0,15 euro

1 euro = 659,97 West-Afrikaanse CFA-frank
100 euro = 65.996,75 West-Afrikaanse CFA-frank

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

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Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

MasterCard ATM Hunter
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MasterCard Nearby
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