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Average climate of Burkina Faso

The climate of Burkina Faso has an average yearly temperature of 36°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 31°C and rise to 40°C.

Annually, about 807 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Burkina Faso.

The best time to visit Burkina Faso is August. Although it often rains during this period, it rains less than in other months. The temperatures are also good for visiting Burkina Faso.

Temperature 31 to 40°C
Rain 807 mm
The climate of Burkina Faso
  • Average yearly temperature: 36°C
  • Highest temperature: 40°C in April
  • Lowest temperature: 31°C in August
  • Precipitation: 807 mm per year, averaging 67 mm per month
  • Driest months: 0 mm in November, 0,2 mm in December and 0,9 mm in February
  • Wettest months: 264 mm in August, 161 mm in September and 143 mm in July

Climate table Burkina Faso

The climate table for Burkina Faso shows the average temperatures, precipitation, and UV index per month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 33 36 39 40 39 36 33 31 33 36 37 34
Nighttime temperature (°C) 18 21 26 28 28 26 25 24 24 25 22 19
Precipitation (mm) 11 0,9 2,9 12 79 97 143 264 161 36 0 0,2
UV Index 9 9 10 10 9 9 8 8 8 9 9 8
Best month No No No No No No No Yes No No No No

Temperature per month in Burkina Faso

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Burkina Faso

Temperature per month in Burkina Faso

Precipitation per month in Burkina Faso

This graph shows the average monthly precipitation in millimeters in Burkina Faso.

Precipitation per month in Burkina Faso

UV index per month in Burkina Faso

This graph shows the average UV index per month in Burkina Faso.

UV index per month in Burkina Faso

Yearly temperature in Burkina Faso

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Burkina Faso, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Burkina Faso

Yearly total precipitation in Burkina Faso

This graph shows the average yearly precipitation in millimeters in Burkina Faso.

Precipitation per year in Burkina Faso

Weather experiences in Burkina Faso

The weather in Burkina Faso is rated an average of 3,9 out of 5 stars by 10 visitors.

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Weather Experience: Good

The ongoing drought provided plenty of sunshine and clear skies. It was warm during the day and cool at night. Occasional strong wind gusts.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good

Showers are expected in the evening, but it will remain mostly dry. Don't forget sunscreen!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good

There was a lot of sunshine and it was perfect for entertainment. Beach experience, however, does not matter.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good

There was a lot of sun, so sunscreen and moisturizer were a must! A little less fabric would make it perfect.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good

September in Burkina Faso was breathtaking. The sun shone often, but the heat was intense at times. Several rain showers provided welcome relief. Not perfect, but still impressive.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good

The nights are cool, ideal for relaxing after a day of sightseeing. Lovely vacation weather.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate

Not exactly a place to sunbathe, but the temperature was pleasantly warm.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good

The sun shone almost every day. However, there are no beaches here. Swim lovers should skip this one.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good

It is ideal for lovers of dry heat and sunny days. A little too hot for my taste, but the sun and blue sky are fantastic.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good

Although the heat was unbearable at times, the constant sunshine was a blessing. We missed the climate change.— This text has been automatically translated into English

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Average weather in Burkina Faso per month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Burkina Faso and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Burkina Faso, you can view the average temperature, precipitation, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.