Socotra, Yemen: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Socotra, Yemen? If you're planning to go to Socotra, 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 Socotra, Yemen

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

Important essentials for Socotra, Yemen

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Socotra, 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


  • N95 masks

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

  • (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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • 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).

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Socotra, Yemen by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

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

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February

If you are traveling to Socotra in February, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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March

If you are traveling to Socotra in March, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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April

April for Socotra dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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May

May in this region dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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June

If you go to Socotra in June, 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 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

July is a scorcher. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

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August

August in Socotra is scorchingly hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

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September

Traveling to Socotra in September, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

October very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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November

Traveling to Socotra in November, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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December

Traveling to Socotra in December, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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