Asmara, Eritrea: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Asmara, Eritrea? If you're planning to go to Asmara, we've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Asmara, Eritrea

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

Important essentials for Asmara, Eritrea

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent kit.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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What to wear/what to pack for Asmara, Eritrea by month

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January

January in this region is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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February

February in Asmara is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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March

If you are traveling to Asmara in March, you will notice that it is mild and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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April

April in this region is balmy and very dry. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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May

If you visit Asmara during May, you may notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

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June

June in this region is mild, very hazy and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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July

If you visit Asmara during July, you might find that it is mild, somewhat hazy and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

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August

Traveling to Asmara in August, you will notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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September

Traveling to Asmara in September, you will notice that it is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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October

Traveling to Asmara in October, you will notice that it is mild and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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November

If you visit Asmara during November, you are likely to see that it is mild and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

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December

If you vacation in Asmara during December, you will probably notice that it is balmy and very dry with almost no 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 (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

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