Somali, Ethiopia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Somali, Ethiopia

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

What to wear/what to pack for Somali, Ethiopia by month

January

January for Somali very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Somali in April, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Somali in May, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in this region can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Somali is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

Traveling to Somali in September, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you are traveling to Somali in October, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Somali very dry with almost no rain. 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
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

December

Traveling to Somali in December, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Somali, Ethiopia

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

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