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

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

When to go to Manama, Bahrain

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

What to wear/what to pack for Manama, Bahrain by month

January

If you are traveling to Manama in January, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Manama in February, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Manama in March, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to Manama in April, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts

May

If you vacation in Manama during May, you are likely to find 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 low 80s F (high 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

June

June in Manama is sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Manama is scorchingly hot. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Manama can be sizzling. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in this region is sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you are traveling to Manama in October, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts

November

November in this region is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you visit Manama during December, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Manama, Bahrain

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Manama, 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 Manama
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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