Calabar, Nigeria: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Calabar, Nigeria? If you're planning to go to Calabar, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Calabar, Nigeria

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

Important essentials for Calabar, Nigeria

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear away. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly choice.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

General health necessities

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Calabar, Nigeria by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to check out the charming Duke Town church, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Calabar Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

If you visit Calabar during February, you may notice that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to check out the charming Duke Town church, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Calabar Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in Calabar is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) to 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to check out the charming Duke Town church, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Calabar Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to check out the charming Duke Town church, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Calabar Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you vacation in Calabar during May, you are likely to find that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to check out the charming Duke Town church, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Calabar Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June in Calabar is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to check out the charming Duke Town church, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Calabar Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

If you visit Calabar during July, you might see that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to check out the charming Duke Town church, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Calabar Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to check out the charming Duke Town church, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Calabar Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

If you are traveling to Calabar in September, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to check out the charming Duke Town church, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Calabar Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in Calabar is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to check out the charming Duke Town church, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Calabar Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

If you go to Calabar in November, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to check out the charming Duke Town church, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Calabar Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to check out the charming Duke Town church, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Calabar Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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