Abha, Saudi Arabia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Abha, Saudi Arabia? If you're planning to go to Abha, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Abha, Saudi Arabia

Based on the climate and weather in Abha, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Abha, Saudi Arabia by month

January

If you are traveling to Abha in January, you will notice that it is chilly and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage

February

February here is relatively cool and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Socks

March

Traveling to Abha in March, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts
  • Socks

April

Traveling to Abha in April, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion

May

May in Abha is a perfect temperature and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

June

If you go to Abha in June, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain boots
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

July

Traveling to Abha in July, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

August

If you are traveling to Abha in August, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts

September

September in Abha is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion

October

If you visit Abha during October, you are likely to find that it is warm and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

November

If you vacation in Abha during November, you are likely to find that it is mild and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Socks

December

December in this region is mild and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Abha, Saudi Arabia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Abha, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types G
  • A SIM card that works in Abha
  • Appropriate museum wear

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