Garissa, Kenya: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Garissa, Kenya? If you're planning to go to Garissa, 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 Garissa, Kenya

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

Important essentials for Garissa, Kenya

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Garissa, 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


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly choice.

  • (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


  • 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).


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Garissa, Kenya by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you vacation in Garissa during January, you will probably see that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

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February

February for Garissa is scorchingly hot. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

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March

March here can be blisteringly hot. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

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April

If you visit Garissa during April, you will probably find that it is blindingly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

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May

May can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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June

June in this region is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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July

If you are traveling to Garissa in July, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

If you go to Garissa in August, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

If you go to Garissa in September, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

If you visit Garissa during October, you may notice that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

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November

If you visit Garissa during November, you will probably find that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

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December

December in this region is really hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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