Gambela, Ethiopia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Gambela, Ethiopia? If you're planning to go to Gambela, this 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 Gambela, Ethiopia

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

Important essentials for Gambela, Ethiopia

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good one.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Gambela, Ethiopia by month

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January

January here very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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February

February in this region very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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March

Traveling to Gambela in March, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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April

April for Gambela can be very hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

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May

Traveling to Gambela in May, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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June

June in this region can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

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July

Traveling to Gambela in July, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

If you go to Gambela in August, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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September

Traveling to Gambela in September, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

If you are traveling to Gambela in October, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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November

Traveling to Gambela in November, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (high 20s C).

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December

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

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