Massawa, Eritrea: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Massawa, Eritrea? If you're planning to go to Massawa, the following 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 Massawa, Eritrea

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

Important essentials for Massawa, Eritrea

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Massawa, 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 unreliable tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent choice.


  • 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

What to wear/what to pack for Massawa, Eritrea by month

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January

If you are traveling to Massawa in January, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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February

If you vacation in Massawa during February, you are likely to see that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

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March

If you visit Massawa during March, you will probably find that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

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April

If you vacation in Massawa during April, you will probably find that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s 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 60 and 70% during the day.

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May

Traveling to Massawa in May, you will notice that it is unbearably hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

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June

If you vacation in Massawa during June, you may find that it is unbearably hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (low 30s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

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July

July in this region can be blisteringly hot. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day.

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August

If you visit Massawa during August, you will probably find that it can be sizzling. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 90s F (low 30s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

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September

If you vacation in Massawa during September, you may find that it can be sizzling. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (low 30s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

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October

If you are traveling to Massawa in October, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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November

November in Massawa is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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December

Traveling to Massawa in December, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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