Awash National Park, Ethiopia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Awash National Park, Ethiopia

Based on the climate and weather in Awash National Park, the best time to go is December. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Awash National Park, Ethiopia by month

January

January in Awash National Park very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you go to Awash National Park in February, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Awash National Park is hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Awash National Park in April, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Awash National Park in May, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Awash National Park can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July here is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you are traveling to Awash National Park in August, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to Awash National Park in September, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you are traveling to Awash National Park in October, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December here very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Awash National Park, Ethiopia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Awash National Park, 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 Awash National Park

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