Wau, South Sudan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Wau, South Sudan? If you're planning to go to Wau, we've got 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 Wau, South Sudan

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

Important essentials for Wau, South Sudan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • 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).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly product.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Wau, South Sudan by month

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January

If you visit Wau during January, you may find that it can be sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to go to the charming Saint Mary Cathedral, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

February

February here can be blisteringly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to go to the charming Saint Mary Cathedral, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

March

March for Wau is blindingly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to go to the charming Saint Mary Cathedral, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

April

April in Wau is blindingly hot. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to go to the charming Saint Mary Cathedral, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

May

If you visit Wau during May, you might notice that it can be sizzling. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to go to the charming Saint Mary Cathedral, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

June

Traveling to Wau in June, you will notice that it can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to go to the charming Saint Mary Cathedral, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

July

July in this region is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to go to the charming Saint Mary Cathedral, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

August

In August, Wau can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Wau, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to go to the charming Saint Mary Cathedral, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

September

If you vacation in Wau during September, you will probably find that it is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to go to the charming Saint Mary Cathedral, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

October

If you vacation in Wau during October, you might find that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to go to the charming Saint Mary Cathedral, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

November

If you vacation in Wau during November, you are likely to see that it is sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to go to the charming Saint Mary Cathedral, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

December

If you go to Wau in December, you will notice that it can be sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to go to the charming Saint Mary Cathedral, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

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