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

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

When to go to Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

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

What to wear/what to pack for Bahir Dar, Ethiopia by month

January

January in Bahir Dar is mild. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Bahir Dar in February, you will notice that it is mild. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Bahir Dar in March, you will notice that it is warm. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Bahir Dar is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Bahir Dar is warm. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Bahir Dar in July, you will notice that it is mild. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you are traveling to Bahir Dar in August, you will notice that it is mild. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Bahir Dar in September, you will notice that it is mild. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Bahir Dar is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in this region is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Bahir Dar in December, you will notice that it is balmy. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Bahir Dar, 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 Bahir Dar
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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