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What is the climate like in Eritrea?

The climate of Eritrea has an average yearly temperature of 27°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 23°C and rise to 29°C.

Annually, about 948 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Eritrea.

The best time to visit Eritrea is January until March, May, June and September until December. During this period, you will experience pleasant temperatures and not too much rain, making it ideal to visit Eritrea.

Temperature 23 to 29°C
Rain 948 mm

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The climate of Eritrea
  • Average yearly temperature: 27°C
  • Highest temperature: 29°C in August
  • Lowest temperature: 23°C in January
  • Precipitation: 948 mm per year, averaging 79 mm by month
  • Driest months: 20 mm in December, 21 mm in November and 22 mm in February
  • Wettest months: 225 mm in July, 203 mm in April and 139 mm in August

Climate table Eritrea

The climate table for Eritrea shows the average temperatures, precipitation, and UV index by month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 23 26 26 25 26 28 28 29 27 25 26 26
Nighttime temperature (°C) 13 13 15 14 15 17 19 21 16 13 16 16
Precipitation (mm) 50 22 47 203 90 56 225 139 53 22 21 20
UV Index 8 9 9 10 9 9 8 8 9 9 9 8
Best month Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes

Temperature by month in Eritrea

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Eritrea

Temperature by month in Eritrea

Precipitation by month in Eritrea

This graph shows the average monthly precipitation in millimeters in Eritrea.

Precipitation by month in Eritrea

UV index by month in Eritrea

This graph shows the average UV index by month in Eritrea.

UV index by month in Eritrea

Yearly temperature in Eritrea

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Eritrea, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Eritrea

Yearly total precipitation in Eritrea

This graph shows the average yearly precipitation in millimeters in Eritrea.

Precipitation per year in Eritrea

Weather experiences in Eritrea

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Average weather in Eritrea by month

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