Tabuk, Saudi Arabia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Tabuk, Saudi Arabia

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

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

January

If you vacation in Tabuk during January, you are likely to find that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens

February

If you are traveling to Tabuk in February, you will notice that it is balmy and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses

March

If you vacation in Tabuk during March, you are likely to find that it is warm and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Tabuk in April, you will notice that it is extremely warm and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts

May

If you visit Tabuk during May, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 10 and 20% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses

June

Traveling to Tabuk in June, you will notice that it is a scorcher and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Light shorts
  • Tank tops
  • Light dresses

July

July for Tabuk is sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light shorts
  • Tank tops
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion

August

If you go to Tabuk in August, you will notice that it can be excruciatingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light dresses
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Tank tops
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Thin short sleeve shirts

September

Traveling to Tabuk in September, you will notice that it is sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Light dresses
  • Sandals
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Tank tops
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light shorts

October

If you are traveling to Tabuk in October, you will notice that it is really hot and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts

November

November here is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you vacation in Tabuk during December, you are likely to find that it is crisp and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Tabuk, Saudi Arabia

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types G
  • A SIM card that works in Tabuk
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders

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