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

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

When to go to Kuwait, Kuwait

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

What to wear/what to pack for Kuwait, Kuwait by month

January

If you are traveling to Kuwait in January, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear

February

If you are traveling to Kuwait in February, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long skirts

March

March in this region is warm and very dry. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April here is really hot and very dry. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in this region is scorchingly hot, somewhat hazy and very dry. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Tank tops
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light shorts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion

June

June in Kuwait can be sizzling, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 100s F (low 40s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sarong
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light skirts
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Extremely light dresses

July

Traveling to Kuwait in July, you will notice that it is a scorcher, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 110s F (mid 40s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Extremely light dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Sarong
  • Light skirts
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin short sleeve shirts

August

If you are traveling to Kuwait in August, you will notice that it can be blisteringly hot, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 100s F (low 40s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Light skirts
  • Extremely light dresses
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Sarong

September

September for Kuwait is sweltering, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 100s F (low 40s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Sandals
  • Extremely light dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light skirts
  • Sarong

October

If you go to Kuwait in October, you will notice that it can be very hot, somewhat hazy and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November here is a perfect temperature and very dry. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Kuwait in December, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Kuwait, Kuwait

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kuwait, 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 Kuwait
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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