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

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

When to go to Southern Ethiopia, Ethiopia

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Southern Ethiopia in January, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Southern Ethiopia in March, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Southern Ethiopia in April, 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 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s 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:

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

June

If you are traveling to Southern Ethiopia in June, 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:

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

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you go to Southern Ethiopia in August, 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 (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Southern Ethiopia is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Southern Ethiopia is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s 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:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December for Southern Ethiopia dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Southern Ethiopia, 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 Southern Ethiopia

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