Adwa, Ethiopia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Adwa, Ethiopia

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

What to wear/what to pack for Adwa, Ethiopia by month

January

January in Adwa dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February for Adwa dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March for Adwa dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to Adwa in April, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Adwa in May, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Adwa is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

Traveling to Adwa in August, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

Traveling to Adwa in September, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October for Adwa dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Adwa in November, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in this region dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Adwa, Ethiopia

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, F and G
  • A SIM card that works in Adwa
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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