Burao, Somaliland: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Burao, Somaliland

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

What to wear/what to pack for Burao, Somaliland by month

January

January very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Burao in February, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Burao in March, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Burao in April, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Burao is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Burao can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July for Burao dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Burao is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Burao in September, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Burao in October, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Burao in December, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Burao, Somaliland

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types G
  • A SIM card that works in Burao

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