Tigray, Ethiopia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Tigray, Ethiopia? If you're planning to go to Tigray, here 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 Tigray, Ethiopia

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

Important essentials for Tigray, Ethiopia

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Tigray, Ethiopia

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Tigray.

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you are traveling to Tigray in January, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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February

If you go to Tigray in February, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

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March

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

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April

If you go to Tigray in April, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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May

Traveling to Tigray in May, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

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June

June here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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July

If you go to Tigray in July, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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August

August in Tigray is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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September

If you go to Tigray in September, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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October

If you go to Tigray in October, 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).

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November

Traveling to Tigray in November, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

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December

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

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