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Togo Visitor Information

Climate Chart for Togo
Climate Chart for Togo

Togo has a humid, tropical climate, but receive less rainfall than most of the other countries along the Gulf of Guinea. In the south there are two rainy seasons, from March to early July and from the end of September to early November, with the heaviest rainfall occurring in the mountains of the west, southwest and centre. North of the Atkora Mountains, the rainy season lasts from April to October. Annual rainfall averages about 40 inches in the north and 70 inches in the south. Lomé average about 30 inches and Klouto get over 70 inches of rain annually. Average temperatures range from 22°C to 35°C (72°-95°F).

Visas are required by all except nationals of Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal and Sierra Leone.

Individual passports are required by all (joint passport are not acceptable) except some nationals of West African countries.

Visa regulations can change at any time and Embassies do NOT always update us when they change their entry requirements - we strongly advise you contact your nearest embassy to find our the lastest information.

Embassies and/or Consulates for Togo located around the world

Official Currency:    West African CFA=100 centimes
Current Exchange Rate:  Today's Exchange Rate


The country has an excellent and relatively cheap network of minibuses connecting all the main towns. Taxis are widely available in Lomé and shared taxis are available between towns.


Driving is on the right hand side and an International Driving Licence is required. There are several car hire firms, mainly in Lomé.

1st January New Year's Day
13th January Liberation Day
24th January Anniversary of failed attack at Sarakawa
24th April Day of Victory
27th April Independence Day
1st May Labour Day
15th August Assumption
24th September Anniversary of failed attack at Lomé
1st November All Saint's Day
25th December Christmas Day
Moveable holidays Easter Monday
Variable Islamic holidays

Electric Power is 220V - 240V running at 50Hz.
The Plug type used in Togo is: "Type C, E & F"

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