Hargeisa

Hargeisa, Somalia
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by Abdullah Geelah
/ CC BY-SA 3.0
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Attractions

Hotels

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Tours & Activities

Climate & Best time to visit Hargeisa

Climate in Hargeisa:

Number of rainy days:

J Jan
F Feb
M Mar
A Apr
M May
J Jun
J Jul
A Aug
S Sep
O Oct
N Nov
D Dec
1
1
3
6
7
9
8
10
11
4
1
0

Best time to visit Hargeisa:

Dry Season (December to March): This period typically experiences less rainfall and is considered more comfortable for travel. The weather is generally drier, making it favorable for activities such as beach visits and sightseeing.

Rainy Season (April to June): Somalia experiences a "Gu" rainy season during this time, which brings heavier rainfall and higher humidity. Travel might be more challenging due to the wet conditions.

Money & Prices

Currency in Somalia:

Somali shilling (SOS)

How expensive is a trip to Hargeisa?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
2.91 USD
Fast food meal:
5.19 USD
Mid-range meal:
8.96 USD
Bottle of water:
0.48 USD
Soft drink:
0.67 USD
Cappuccino:
0.97 USD
Local Beer:
10.40 USD
Transportation:
Public transport - one way ticket:
0.26 USD
Taxi - 1km:
1.16 USD
Accommodation:
Refer to the Hotels section for the most up-to-date accommodation prices.
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

General information

Somalia general information:

Electricity:
Voltage: 220 V, Frequency: 50 Hz
Sockets:
  • Type B (American 3-pin)
  • Type C (European 2-pin)
  • Type D (Old British 3-pin)
  • Type E (French 2-pin)
  • Type F (German 2-pin, side clip earth)
  • Type G (British/Irish 3-pin)
  • Type I (Australian/New Zealand & Chinese/Argentine 2/3-pin)

Visa & Travel Requirements

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