Hargeisa, Somaliland: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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

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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 Hargeisa, Somaliland

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

Important essentials for Hargeisa, Somaliland

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to bring 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

Activities for Hargeisa, Somaliland

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

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to check out the amazing Jama Mosque, take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Hargeisa.

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

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    January

    January here very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost sometimes.

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    February

    If you go to Hargeisa in February, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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    March

    March in this region dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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    April

    If you are traveling to Hargeisa in April, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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    May

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

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    June

    June in this region is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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    July

    If you are traveling to Hargeisa in July, 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).

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    August

    August in Hargeisa is hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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    September

    Traveling to Hargeisa in September, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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    October

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

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    November

    November for Hargeisa very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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    December

    December for Hargeisa very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost once in a while.

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