Bobo-Dioulasso weather in March (Burkina Faso)

Looking to travel to Bobo-Dioulasso in March? This guide provides all the weather details you need.

In March, Bobo-Dioulasso generally has very high temperatures and low rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 39°C (show in °F). But by evening, they drop to around 25°C. Typically, it's the hottest month of the year. Make sure to come prepared with breezy outfits. Whether you're out exploring or just lounging, being prepared can make your experience in this warm month much more enjoyable.

Bobo-Dioulasso in March usually receives low rainfall, averaging around 10 mm (show in inches) for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 2 days of rain.

With around 252 hours of sunshine, the weather here is mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.

If you prefer dry weather with pleasant temperatures January, October and December typically offer the best weather. While April, May and August tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly weather and climate conditions, visit our specialized Bobo-Dioulasso climate page with graphs.


Bobo-Dioulasso, monthly averages in March

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 25.3°C  
Max Temperature 38.6°C  
Chance of Rain 6%  
Precipitation 10 mm  
Rainy days 2 days  
Humidity 31%  
Sunshine 252 hours  
Percentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Burkina Faso in March

Find out more about the weather in Burkina Faso in March and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So, what should you wear in Bobo-Dioulasso in March?

​ It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. ​ ​

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in March.


Interested in more climate information?

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