Burkina Faso

Best time to visit, climate and weather Burkina Faso

Best time to visit Burkina Faso

Best time to visit Burkina Faso

The best time to visit Burkina Faso is from january until december, when you will have a hot or very hot temperature and none till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in Burkina Faso is 44° in april and the lowest is 34° in august.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Burkina Faso or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 10 years.

Best time to visit and climate Burkina Faso

Climate data from: Ouagadougou
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Day
max °C
MM
rain
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
36° 40° 42° 44° 43° 40° 36° 34° 35° 38° 38° 36°
MM
rain
0 mm 1 mm 3 mm 3 mm 7 mm 22 mm 44 mm 76 mm 40 mm 15 mm 0 mm 0 mm
Holiday Burkina Faso

Holiday Burkina Faso

Hotels and apartments in Burkina Faso

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Climate Burkina Faso

Climate Burkina Faso

Climate Burkina Faso per Month
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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 36° degrees and there is about 212 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 284 days a year with an average humidity of 35% and an UV-index of 7.

 
Day
max °C
Night
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
36° 40° 42° 44° 43° 40° 36° 34° 35° 38° 38° 36°
Night
min °C
18° 21° 24° 27° 29° 28° 26° 24° 24° 25° 23° 19°
MM
rain
0 mm 1 mm 3 mm 3 mm 7 mm 22 mm 44 mm 76 mm 40 mm 15 mm 0 mm 0 mm
Rain
days
0 0 2 4 4 7 13 19 12 5 0 0
Dry
days
31 28 29 26 27 23 18 12 18 26 30 31
Wind force
in Bft
3 3 2 2 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 3
Average
UV-index
7 7 8 8 8 8 7 7 8 7 7 6
 

Climate Burkina Faso january

On average, it is maximum 36° in january in Burkina Faso and at least around 18° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Burkina Faso.

Climate Burkina Faso february

On average, it is maximum 40° in february in Burkina Faso and at least around 21° degrees. and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Burkina Faso.

Climate Burkina Faso march

On average, it is maximum 42° 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.

Climate Burkina Faso april

On average, it is maximum 44° in april in Burkina Faso and at least around 27° degrees. In april there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 3 mm and the it will be dry 26 days this month in Burkina Faso.

Climate Burkina Faso may

On average, it is maximum 43° in may in Burkina Faso and at least around 29° degrees. In may there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 7 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Burkina Faso.

Climate Burkina Faso june

On average, it is maximum 40° in june in Burkina Faso and at least around 28° degrees. In june there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 22 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Burkina Faso.

Climate Burkina Faso july

On average, it is maximum 36° in july in Burkina Faso and at least around 26° degrees. In july there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 44 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Burkina Faso.

Climate Burkina Faso august

On average, it is maximum 34° in august in Burkina Faso and at least around 24° degrees. In august there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 76 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in Burkina Faso.

Climate Burkina Faso september

On average, it is maximum 35° in september in Burkina Faso and at least around 24° degrees. In september there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 40 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Burkina Faso.

Climate Burkina Faso october

On average, it is maximum 38° in october in Burkina Faso and at least around 25° degrees. In october there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 15 mm and the it will be dry 26 days this month in Burkina Faso.

Climate Burkina Faso november

On average, it is maximum 38° in november in Burkina Faso and at least around 23° degrees. and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Burkina Faso.

Climate Burkina Faso december

On average, it is maximum 36° in december in Burkina Faso and at least around 19° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Burkina Faso.

14 day weather forecast Burkina Faso

14 day weather forecast Burkina Faso

The weather for Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso will be 37° till 39° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Burkina Faso is based on the weather in Ouagadougou.

Weather forecast this week
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Mo
20 May
Tu
21 May
We
22 May
Th
23 May
Fr
24 May
Sa
25 May
Su
26 May
  Broken wolken Bewolkt Bewolkt Bewolkt Onweer met regen Bewolkt Bewolkt
Max (°C) 37° 36° 38° 38° 36° 38° 37°
Min (°C) 29° 30° 29° 30° 27° 30° 31°
Rainfall (mm) 0.1
mm
0.1
mm
0.6
mm
0.1
mm
10.2
mm
0
mm
0
mm
Rainfall (%) 15% 15% 10% 15% 65% 0% 0%
UV-index
UV-index 8 4 4 6 4 7 4

Weather forecast next week
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Mo
27 May
Tu
28 May
We
29 May
Th
30 May
Fr
31 May
Sa
1 Jun
Su
2 Jun
  Bewolkt Bewolkt Bewolkt Bewolkt Bewolkt Bewolkt Bewolkt
Max (°C) 39° 39° 39° 39° 37° 37° 39°
Min (°C) 30° 29° 30° 31° 31° 28° 29°
Rainfall (mm) 0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
2.9
mm
0.1
mm
4.9
mm
0
mm
Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 0% 35% 15% 50% 0%
UV-index
UV-index 4 4 4 4 7 3 5
About Burkina Faso

About Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is in the continental part Afrika and the capital is Ouagadougou. The total surface is 274.200 km² and the population consists of 19.632.147 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 1,5x as big as 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 4.368 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 6 hour and 45 min.

Time difference Burkina Faso

Time difference Burkina Faso

In Burkina Faso it is now 10:39 o’clock in the morning on monday 20 may 2019. That is 1 hour earlier than in United Kingdom. The time zone of Burkina Faso is Africa/Ouagadougou and the Greenwich time is UTC+00.

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 20 may 2019

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.

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:

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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)