Ivory Coast weather

Read our complete guide to the weather in the Ivory Coast.

Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in the Ivory Coast. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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The weather guide for Ivory Coast (Yamoussoukro) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Ivory Coast weather overview

The south of the Ivory Coast is sandwiched between Liberia and Ghana. In the south and along the coast, there are two rainy seasons - March to July and October to December - with torrential downpours during the first rains. Humidity is high throughout the year and rain can occur along the coast at any time. Inland and in the north, there is one rainy season from May to September and a long dry season throughout the winter months.

What to pack for Ivory Coast weather

Light clothing is appropriate with waterproofs for the rains and warmer clothing for winter evenings, which can be chilly.

Which is the hottest month in the Ivory Coast?

The hottest time of year in Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast is normally March. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 93°F with very high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in the Ivory Coast?

In terms of rainfall, June is usually the wettest month in Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast with 6.4 inches on average. There are normally 15 days in June with some rain.

When is it sunniest in the Ivory Coast?

The sunniest time of year in Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast is normally April with bright sunshine on average for 57% of daylight hours; that's 7 hours of sunshine per day.

What is the time difference between the Ivory Coast and the UK?

The time difference between the Ivory Coast and the UK is GMT+0 hours.

What is the main language spoken in the Ivory Coast?

The main language spoken in the Ivory Coast is French.

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What is the currency in the Ivory Coast?

The currency in the Ivory Coast is the West African CFA Franc (XOF).

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Which plugs are used in the Ivory Coast?

Ivory Coast uses electrical plug type C + E (220 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in the Ivory Coast?

They drive on the right side of the road in the Ivory Coast.

Do you need a visa for the Ivory Coast?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter the Ivory Coast.

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Compare Ivory Coast weather with the USA

Below the Ivory Coast weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Ivory Coast (Yamoussoukro) and the USA (Washington).

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