Best time to visit, weather and climate Burkina Faso

Best time to visit Burkina Faso

The best time to visit Burkina Faso is in january and february and june until december, when you will have a warm till very hot temperature and none till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in Burkina Faso is 41°C in april and the lowest is 32°C in august.

The average climate figure for Burkina Faso is an 8,8. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Burkina Faso has the semi-arid climate prevailing. 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 30 years.



Climate Burkina Faso per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
34°C 37°C 40°C 41°C 40°C 38°C 34°C 32°C 33°C 37°C 37°C 34°C
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Climate Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso has the semi-arid climate prevailing. It is warm to hot all year round and trees don't grow here because of the drought. It consists mainly of sand with grasses and sometimes shrubs. 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.


Climate Burkina Faso

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 34°C 37°C 40°C 41°C 40°C 38°C 34°C 32°C 33°C 37°C 37°C 34°C
Night 18°C 21°C 24°C 27°C 29°C 28°C 26°C 24°C 24°C 25°C 23°C 19°C
Precip 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
Sun hours
per day
9 10 10 12 12 12 11 11 11 10 8 7
Wind force
in Bft
3 3 2 2 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 3
UV-index 7 7 8 8 8 8 7 7 8 7 7 6
 


Climate Burkina Faso january

On average, it is maximum 34° 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 37° 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 40° 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 41° 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 40° 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 38° 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 34° 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 32° 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 33° 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 37° 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 37° 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 34° 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

The weather for Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso will be around 35° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

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

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
We
30 Sep
Bewolkt 33°C 25°C 0.5 mm 15% 4m/s 4
Th
1 Oct
Licht bewolkt 34°C 24°C 2.1 mm 40% 4m/s 10
Fr
2 Oct
Onweer met regen 35°C 23°C 5.9 mm 65% 4m/s 11
Sa
3 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 33°C 25°C 4.6 mm 60% 3m/s 8
Su
4 Oct
Wisselend bewolkt 34°C 25°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 8
Mo
5 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 36°C 25°C 2.4 mm 45% 2m/s 7
Tu
6 Oct
Wisselend bewolkt 35°C 25°C 0.4 mm 15% 4m/s 6

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
We
7 Oct
Licht bewolkt 36°C 25°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 10
Th
8 Oct
Onweer met zware regen 36°C 21°C 47 mm 95% 6m/s 8
Fr
9 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 35°C 23°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 5
Sa
10 Oct
Bewolkt 35°C 25°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 1
Su
11 Oct
Bewolkt 34°C 24°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 1
Mo
12 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 34°C 24°C 0.1 mm 20% 4m/s 1
Tu
13 Oct
Bewolkt 33°C 25°C 0.3 mm 10% 4m/s 1

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Vacation Burkina Faso

Hotels and apartments in Burkina Faso

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Flight tickets to Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso has 2 airports which you can fly to:

  • Ouagadougou Airport
    Ouagadougou
  • Bobo Dioulasso Airport
    Bobo-Dioulasso

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About Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is in the continental part Africa 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 35x bigger than Singapore. 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 11.649 km distance from Singapore. From Changi Airport Singapore the flight time is about 14 hours35.

Currency Burkina Faso

In Burkina Faso the CFA franc BCEAO is used to pay.

Exchange rate CFA franc BCEAO (XOF) 30 september 2020

1 CFA franc BCEAO = 0,00 Singapore dollar
100 CFA franc BCEAO = 0,24 Singapore dollar

1 Singapore dollar = 408,54 CFA franc BCEAO
100 Singapore dollar = 40.854,50 CFA franc BCEAO

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:

MasterCard ATM Hunter
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Time difference Burkina Faso

In Burkina Faso it is now 09:47 o’clock in the morning on wednesday 30 september 2020. That is 8 hour earlier than in Singapore. The time zone of Burkina Faso is Africa/Ouagadougou and the Greenwich time is UTC+00.

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)