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

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

When to go to Nizwa, Oman

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

What to wear/what to pack for Nizwa, Oman by month

January

If you are traveling to Nizwa in January, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Nizwa is consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses

March

Traveling to Nizwa in March, you will notice that it can be sweltering and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat

April

If you vacation in Nizwa during April, you are likely to find that it is sizzling and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Sarong
  • Sunglasses
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Light skirts
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Rain coat

May

If you go to Nizwa in May, you will notice that it is unbearably hot and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the high 100s F (low 40s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light skirts
  • Sarong
  • Sandals
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts

June

June here can be blisteringly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 110s F (mid 40s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Sarong
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light skirts
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Extremely light dresses

July

July for Nizwa is scorchingly hot, somewhat hazy and very dry. Temperatures average in the high 100s F (low 40s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Umbrella
  • Sarong
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Extremely light dresses

August

If you vacation in Nizwa during August, you are likely to find that it can be sizzling and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 100s F (low 40s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (high 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sarong
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Light skirts
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat

September

September in this region can be sizzling and very dry. Temperatures average in the low 100s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Sarong
  • Light skirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella

October

If you visit Nizwa during October, you are likely to find that it can be sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Tank tops
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Skirts
  • Light dresses
  • Light shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin short sleeve shirts

November

November in this region is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses

December

If you go to Nizwa in December, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Nizwa, Oman

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Nizwa, 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 Nizwa
  • Appropriate museum wear

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