Jimma, Ethiopia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Jimma, Ethiopia? If you're planning to go to Jimma, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Jimma, Ethiopia

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

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

January

January in this region is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants

February

February here is warm. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

March

March here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses

April

Traveling to Jimma in April, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

May

May here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants

June

June here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

July

July is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

August

If you go to Jimma in August, you will notice that it is mild. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

September

If you go to Jimma in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants

October

If you go to Jimma in October, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts

November

November in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

December

Traveling to Jimma in December, you will notice that it is balmy. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Jimma, Ethiopia

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, F and G
  • A SIM card that works in Jimma
  • Appropriate museum wear

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