Benghazi, Libya: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Benghazi, Libya

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

What to wear/what to pack for Benghazi, Libya by month

January

If you vacation in Benghazi during January, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Rain boots
  • Socks
  • Umbrella

February

February in Benghazi is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Rain boots
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans

March

March is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Benghazi during April, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Benghazi in May, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Benghazi in June, you will notice that it is hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August for Benghazi is hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Benghazi during September, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot. 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).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in this region is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Benghazi during November, you are likely to find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Benghazi in December, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain boots
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat
  • Socks

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Benghazi, Libya

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and L
  • A SIM card that works in Benghazi
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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