Bosaso, Somalia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Bosaso, Somalia

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

What to wear/what to pack for Bosaso, Somalia by month

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

February

February very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts

March

If you are traveling to Bosaso in March, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

April

If you go to Bosaso in April, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

May

If you are traveling to Bosaso in May, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light dresses
  • Tank tops
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light shorts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis

June

If you are traveling to Bosaso in June, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Tank tops
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Light shorts
  • Sandals
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light dresses
  • Rain coat
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella

July

July in this region can be excruciatingly hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Light dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light shorts
  • Tank tops
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear

August

If you go to Bosaso in August, you will notice that it is blindingly hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light shorts
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Tank tops
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Waterproof footwear

September

September here dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Light dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light shorts
  • Tank tops
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Thin short sleeve shirts

October

If you go to Bosaso in October, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

November

November very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts

December

If you are traveling to Bosaso in December, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Bosaso, Somalia

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C
  • A SIM card that works in Bosaso

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