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What is the climate like in Mauritania?

The climate of Mauritania has an average yearly temperature of 37°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 28°C and rise to 42°C.

Annually, about 65 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Mauritania.

The best time to visit Mauritania is January, February and December. During this period, you will experience pleasant temperatures and not too much rain, making it ideal to visit Mauritania.

Temperature 28 to 42°C
Rain 65 mm

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The days are sunny, almost oppressively warm, but the evenin... more

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The average daytime temperature is 25 degrees, which is idea... more

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The climate of Mauritania
  • Average yearly temperature: 37°C
  • Highest temperature: 42°C in June and July
  • Lowest temperature: 28°C in January
  • Rainfall:: 65 mm per year
  • Driest months: 0,1 mm in January, 1,1 mm in February and May
  • Wettest months: 26 mm in August, 13 mm in September and 6,2 mm in June

Climate table Mauritania

The climate table for Mauritania shows the average temperatures, rainfall, and UV index by month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 28 30 33 37 40 42 42 41 40 38 33 29
Nighttime temperature (°C) 15 17 19 23 26 28 29 29 29 26 20 16
Rainfall (mm) 0,1 1,1 3,0 1,9 1,1 6,2 4,3 26 13 5,5 1,2 1,3
UV Index 8 9 10 10 10 10 10 10 9 9 8 7
Best month Yes Yes No No No No No No No No No Yes

Temperature by month in Mauritania

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

Temperature by month in Mauritania

Rainfall by month in Mauritania

This graph shows the average monthly rainfall in millimeters in Mauritania.

Rainfall by month in Mauritania

UV index by month in Mauritania

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

UV index by month in Mauritania

Yearly temperature in Mauritania

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

Yearly temperature in Mauritania

Yearly total rainfall in Mauritania

This graph shows the average yearly rainfall in millimeters in Mauritania.

Rainfall per year in Mauritania

Weather experiences in Mauritania

The weather in Mauritania is rated an average of 3,7 out of 5 stars by 9 visitors.

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Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

The days are sunny, almost oppressively warm, but the evenings are pleasantly cool. Don't expect rain, the air remains dry. High UV index, prepare your skin!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

The average daytime temperature is 25 degrees, which is ideal for outdoor activities. Cold nights provide wonderful cooling. Prepare for dry air, so drink more water!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

During the day it sometimes reached 30 degrees, but the nights were cooler, around 15 degrees. The sun shone almost every day, there were few clouds and almost no rain. Sunglasses and sunscreen are a must!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

Do prepare for sudden sandstorms.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

Although the heat could be unbearable, the low humidity was pleasant. The clear blue sky and bright sun completed the picture of summer desert country.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

The evenings were cooler, which was perfect for relaxing. This is definitely an experience any curious traveler will enjoy.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

The weather is changing: pleasant heat during the day and cool evenings. However, the hot winds can be a bit overwhelming. Not as idyllic as I wanted it to be.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

The days were sunny and warm but not too hot, ideal for outdoor activities. The evenings were cooler so you could dress comfortably. A little windy but overall great!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

The sun is relentless and causes high temperatures. In the afternoon, the sand can get quite hot. For heat lovers, this is fine, but for others it can be a hassle.— This text has been automatically translated into English

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Average weather in Mauritania by month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Mauritania and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Mauritania, you can view the average temperature, rainfall, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.