Climate in Bamako, Mali

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

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Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

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Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

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Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

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Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

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Weather Forecasts for Bamako

MON Jan 17
36°C | 20°C
Sunny

Sunny

TUE Jan 18
35°C | 18°C
Sunny

Sunny

WED Jan 19
36°C | 17°C
Sunny

Sunny

The best time of year to visit Bamako in Mali

Bamako has a Tropical Wet & Dry climate. It's the perfect destination to visit in December and January when it's winter in the western world. The temperatures in this period are high, but it's dry.

The hottest time of year in Bamako is in April when it is 39 degrees Celsius (102°Fahrenheit) on average. The vast majority of all precipitation falls during the rainy season that starts at the end of May and continues until the end of September.

Other facts from our historical climate data:

  • What is the temperature like year round in Bamako?
    It has high temperatures all year round ranging between 31°C (87°F) and 39°C (102°F).
  • When is rainy season in Bamako?
    The wet season / rainy season takes place in the following months: July, August and September. This is the time of year where the majority of Bamako's annual precipitation occurs.
  • Does Bamako have a dry season?
    Yes, the months January, February, March, April, November and December are very dry.
  • Which is the warmest month in Bamako?
    April has an average maximum temperature of 39°C (102°F) and is the warmest month of the year.
  • Which is the coldest month in Bamako?
    The coldest month is January with an average maximum temperature of 31°C (87°F).
  • Which is the wettest month in Bamako?
    August tops the wettest month list with 296mm (11.7in) of rainfall.
  • Which is the driest month in Bamako?
    January is the driest month with 0mm (0.0in) of precipitation.
  • Which is the sunniest month in Bamako?
    November is the sunniest month with an average of 280 hours of sunshine.

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