Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia? If you're planning to go to Saudi Arabia, this is 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 Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia

Based on the climate and weather in Saudi Arabia, the best time to go is November. See below for details.

Important essentials for Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly option.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can become worn. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January here dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost sometimes.

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February

February in this region very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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March

March here is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

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April

April dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

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May

May for Saudi Arabia dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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June

June very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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July

July for Saudi Arabia very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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August

August here very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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September

If you go to Saudi Arabia in September, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

October very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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November

November in this region very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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December

December dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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