Al Shamal, Qatar: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Al Shamal, Qatar

Based on the climate and weather in Al Shamal, the best time to go is December. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Al Shamal, Qatar by month

January

If you visit Al Shamal during January, you are likely to find that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to Al Shamal in February, you will notice that it is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

March

If you visit Al Shamal during March, you are likely to find that it is warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella

April

If you go to Al Shamal in April, you will notice that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion

May

If you are traveling to Al Shamal in May, you will notice that it is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Skirts

June

If you vacation in Al Shamal during June, you are likely to find that it can be excruciatingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 80s F (high 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light dresses
  • Light shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Tank tops
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

July

July in Al Shamal can be excruciatingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Tank tops
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light dresses
  • Skirts
  • Light shorts
  • Sandals
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion

August

If you vacation in Al Shamal during August, you are likely to find that it is blindingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 80s F (low 30s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light shorts
  • Sandals
  • Tank tops
  • Skirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis

September

If you go to Al Shamal in September, you will notice that it is unbearably hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Tank tops
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Light shorts

October

October for Al Shamal is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts

November

If you visit Al Shamal during November, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally around 60 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses

December

If you are traveling to Al Shamal in December, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Al Shamal, Qatar

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Al Shamal, 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 Al Shamal
  • Appropriate museum wear

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