Zabid, Yemen: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Zabid, Yemen

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

What to wear/what to pack for Zabid, Yemen by month

January

Traveling to Zabid in January, you will notice that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Zabid during February, you are likely to find that it is 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 high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March for Zabid can be sweltering and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May for Zabid is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in this region is unbearably hot, very hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Zabid in July, you will notice that it is sweltering, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Zabid can be blisteringly hot, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Zabid during September, you are likely to find that it can be blisteringly hot, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (low 30s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light shorts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Tank tops
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sunglasses
  • Light dresses
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat

October

October can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Zabid during November, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (high 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you vacation in Zabid during December, you are likely to find that it is 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 high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Zabid, Yemen

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

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

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