Benishangul-Gumaz, Ethiopia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Benishangul-Gumaz, Ethiopia

Based on the climate and weather in Benishangul-Gumaz, the best time to go is December. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Benishangul-Gumaz, Ethiopia by month

January

January 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:

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

February

February in Benishangul-Gumaz 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:

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

March

If you are traveling to Benishangul-Gumaz in March, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April for Benishangul-Gumaz is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Benishangul-Gumaz in May, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

June

June in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

July

July here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage

August

August is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear

September

September is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

October

If you are traveling to Benishangul-Gumaz in October, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella

November

November here 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
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion

December

If you go to Benishangul-Gumaz in December, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Benishangul-Gumaz, Ethiopia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Benishangul-Gumaz, 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 Benishangul-Gumaz
  • Appropriate museum wear

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