Mekele, Ethiopia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Mekele, Ethiopia? If you're planning to go to Mekele, this article contains some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

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 Mekele, Ethiopia

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

Important essentials for Mekele, Ethiopia

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas 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 good one.


  • 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 Mekele, Ethiopia by month

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January

January in this region is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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February

February here is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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March

If you vacation in Mekele during March, you may notice that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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April

If you are traveling to Mekele in April, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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May

May in this region is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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June

June in Mekele is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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July

If you vacation in Mekele during July, you may find that it is a perfect temperature and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

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August

In August, Mekele is warm and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Mekele, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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September

If you vacation in Mekele during September, you will probably see that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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October

If you visit Mekele during October, you will probably find that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

If you visit Mekele during November, you are likely to find that it is warm and dry with little rain. 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 (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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December

If you go to Mekele in December, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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