Abyei, Sudan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Abyei, Sudan

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

What to wear/what to pack for Abyei, Sudan by month

January

If you are traveling to Abyei in January, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts

February

Traveling to Abyei in February, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts

March

Traveling to Abyei in March, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Tank tops
  • Light shorts

April

If you are traveling to Abyei in April, you will notice that it is blindingly hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light dresses
  • Skirts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Tank tops
  • Sunglasses
  • Light shorts

May

May in Abyei can be excruciatingly hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Tank tops
  • Sunglasses
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Light shorts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear

June

June here is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

Traveling to Abyei in July, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you are traveling to Abyei in August, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October for Abyei is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to Abyei in November, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses

December

If you go to Abyei in December, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Abyei, Sudan

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and D
  • A SIM card that works in Abyei
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders

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