Puntland, Somalia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Puntland, Somalia

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

What to wear/what to pack for Puntland, Somalia by month

January

Traveling to Puntland in January, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Puntland in March, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April here can be very hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Puntland in May, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Puntland is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

Traveling to Puntland in July, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

Traveling to Puntland in August, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Puntland in September, you will notice that it is really hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you are traveling to Puntland in October, you will notice that it is hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Puntland in November, you will notice that it is hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Puntland in December, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Puntland, Somalia

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C
  • A SIM card that works in Puntland
  • Theft can be a problem, so pack theft protection, including locks for luggage and a money belt or pouch

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