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

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

When to go to Arba Minch, Ethiopia

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

What to wear/what to pack for Arba Minch, Ethiopia by month

January

If you visit Arba Minch during January, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in this region is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Arba Minch in March, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Arba Minch is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Arba Minch is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Arba Minch during July, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Arba Minch during September, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm.

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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Arba Minch during October, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot.

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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Arba Minch in November, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you vacation in Arba Minch during December, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Arba Minch, Ethiopia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Arba Minch, 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 Arba Minch

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