Western Sahara, Western Sahara: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Western Sahara, Western Sahara

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

What to wear/what to pack for Western Sahara, Western Sahara by month

January

If you go to Western Sahara in January, you will notice that it is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in this region is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants

March

If you go to Western Sahara in March, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

April

If you visit Western Sahara during April, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear

May

If you go to Western Sahara in May, you will notice that it is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts

June

June in this region is a scorcher and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Tank tops
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light dresses
  • Light shorts
  • Skirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Sunglasses
  • Thin short sleeve shirts

July

Traveling to Western Sahara in July, you will notice that it is a scorcher and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 100s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Sarong
  • Sunglasses
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Sandals
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light skirts

August

August for Western Sahara is scorchingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sarong
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light skirts
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Sandals
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Thin short sleeve shirts

September

If you go to Western Sahara in September, you will notice that it is a scorcher and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Light shorts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Sandals
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light dresses
  • Tank tops
  • Thin short sleeve shirts

October

October for Western Sahara is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals

December

If you go to Western Sahara in December, you will notice that it is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Western Sahara, Western Sahara

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

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

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