Burkina Faso weather in October

Many people wonder what kind of weather they can expect in October in Burkina Faso. Is this month a good time to go to Burkina Faso? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Burkina Faso in October?

The weather conditions in Burkina Faso in October vary from poor to pleasant depending on the destination.

During October in Burkina Faso the average maximum daytime temperatures are very high and range from 33°C (91°F) in Bobo-Dioulasso to 37°C (99°F) in Dori. These night and day temperatures are average and some days may be even warmer. So be prepared and dress for the heat.

Precipitation in October varies from low in Dori with an average of 14mm (0.6inch) rainfall to high in Gaoua with 90mm (3.5inch). It is also generally a sunny time of year with an average of 273 hours of sunshine in Ouagadougou during the entire month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Burkina Faso.

Where to go in Burkina Faso in October

Find the average weather conditions in October for the most popular destinations in Burkina Faso on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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 / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Burkina Faso

What is the weather like in October for the 5 most popular destinations in Burkina Faso?

Average weather in Ouagadougou

In October Ouagadougou generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 36°C (97°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Ouagadougou
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
33°C / 91°F 
23°C / 73°F 
217 hours 
123mm / 4.8inch 
36°C / 97°F 
23°C / 73°F 
273 hours 
36mm / 1.4inch 
poor 
36°C / 97°F 
20°C / 68°F 
280 hours 
1.2mm / 0inch 
Climate in Ouagadougou

Average weather in Koudougou

In October Koudougou generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 36°C (97°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Koudougou
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
33°C / 91°F 
23°C / 73°F 
217 hours 
123mm / 4.8inch 
36°C / 97°F 
23°C / 73°F 
273 hours 
36mm / 1.4inch 
poor 
36°C / 97°F 
20°C / 68°F 
280 hours 
1.2mm / 0inch 
Climate in Koudougou

Average weather in Bobo-Dioulasso

In October Bobo-Dioulasso generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 33°C (91°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C (72°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Bobo-Dioulasso
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
31°C / 87°F 
21°C / 70°F 
210 hours 
172mm / 6.8inch 
15 days 
33°C / 91°F 
22°C / 72°F 
256 hours 
59mm / 2.3inch 
7 days 
34°C / 94°F 
21°C / 69°F 
272 hours 
10mm / 0.4inch 
1 day 
Climate in Bobo-Dioulasso

Average weather in Dori

In October Dori generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 37°C (99°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C (72°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Dori
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
34°C / 93°F 
22°C / 72°F 
264 hours 
91mm / 3.6inch 
12 days 
37°C / 99°F 
22°C / 72°F 
303 hours 
14mm / 0.6inch 
4 days 
37°C / 99°F 
17°C / 63°F 
299 hours 
0mm / 0inch 
0 days 
Climate in Dori

Average weather in Fada N'gourma

In October Fada N'gourma generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 35°C (95°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 21°C (70°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Fada N'gourma
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
31°C / 88°F 
21°C / 70°F 
215 hours 
140mm / 5.5inch 
12 days 
35°C / 95°F 
21°C / 70°F 
291 hours 
40mm / 1.6inch 
5 days 
36°C / 97°F 
18°C / 64°F 
294 hours 
0.5mm / 0inch 
0 days 
Climate in Fada N'gourma

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Burkina Faso.

Is October the best time to go to Burkina Faso?

In our opinion October is not the best time to visit Burkina Faso with commonly poor weather in Ouagadougou.

On average the best time to visit Burkina Faso is in January and December with generally perfect weather in Ouagadougou. The worst months are May, June, August and October that can have poor weather conditions.

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