Dili, East Timor: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Dili, East Timor? If you're planning to go to Dili, the following is 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 Dili, East Timor

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

Important essentials for Dili, East Timor

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly option.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Dili, East Timor by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you are traveling to Dili in January, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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February

Traveling to Dili in February, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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March

If you go to Dili in March, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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April

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

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May

Traveling to Dili in May, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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June

If you are traveling to Dili in June, you will notice that it is hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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July

July here is hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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August

August in Dili is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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September

If you are traveling to Dili in September, you will notice that it is hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

If you are traveling to Dili in October, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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November

Traveling to Dili in November, you will notice that it can be very hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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December

Traveling to Dili in December, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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Activities for Dili, East Timor

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Dili.

If you see the Resistance Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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