Omo National Park, Ethiopia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Omo National Park, Ethiopia

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

What to wear/what to pack for Omo National Park, Ethiopia by month

January

Traveling to Omo National Park in January, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts

February

Traveling to Omo National Park in February, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat

March

March in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals

April

April in Omo National Park is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts

May

If you are traveling to Omo National Park in May, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear

June

If you go to Omo National Park in June, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses

July

July here is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat

August

Traveling to Omo National Park in August, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage

September

September is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses

October

If you are traveling to Omo National Park in October, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat

November

If you go to Omo National Park in November, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses

December

Traveling to Omo National Park in December, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Omo National Park, Ethiopia

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, F and G
  • A SIM card that works in Omo National Park

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