Hargeisa, Somaliland: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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:

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.

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

January

If you go to Hargeisa in January, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C). There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Skirts

March

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear

May

If you are traveling to Hargeisa in May, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses

July

If you go to Hargeisa in July, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

August

If you are traveling to Hargeisa in August, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals

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 occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types G
  • A SIM card that works in Hargeisa
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders

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