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What is the climate like in Yemen?

The climate of Yemen has an average yearly temperature of 34°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 27°C and rise to 40°C.

Annually, about 50 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Yemen.

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

Temperature 27 to 40°C
Rain 50 mm

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The climate of Yemen

Climate table Yemen

The climate table for Yemen 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) 27 29 33 34 37 40 40 40 37 34 30 27
Nighttime temperature (°C) 13 14 18 20 24 26 27 27 24 20 17 13
Rainfall (mm) 0,2 0,2 5,5 6,4 3,2 6,5 9,1 8,4 0,3 0,6 9,1 0
UV Index 9 9 10 10 10 9 9 9 9 10 9 9
Best month Yes Yes No No No No No No No No Yes Yes

Temperature by month in Yemen

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

Temperature by month in Yemen

Rainfall by month in Yemen

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

Rainfall by month in Yemen

UV index by month in Yemen

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

UV index by month in Yemen

Yearly temperature in Yemen

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

Yearly temperature in Yemen

Yearly total rainfall in Yemen

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

Rainfall per year in Yemen

Best time to visit Yemen

In general, the best time to visit Yemen is between October and April. After the rainy season and before the intense heat of summer. The rainy season runs from March to May and in July and August.

A more temperate climate prevails in the high and medium elevations. Here it is humid in summer and dry in winter, with large temperature differences between day and night.

Regional differences

The southern coastal region has little precipitation is are hot and humid all year round, with summer temperatures sometimes reaching 129°F.

The central highlands are warm in summer with average temperatures of 86°F. Winters are cold with frequent frosts.

The northern part is hot and dry all year round. Summer temperatures here hover around 86°F. Here you can even find areas where it has not rained for years.

Weather experiences in Yemen

The weather in Yemen is rated an average of 4 out of 5 stars by 8 visitors.

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There was virtually no rain, making the landscape too dry for a perfect score.— This text has been automatically translated into English

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July in Yemen proved warm, without excessive heat, ideal for sightseeing. Although not a typical beach destination, the mountains were breathtaking. Be sure to bring plenty of water during your trip.— This text has been automatically translated into English

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During the day it was hot but not muggy, and the evenings were pleasantly cool. Abundant sunshine made sightseeing pleasant, although sporadic desert winds raised dust. Highly recommended for winter sun lovers!— This text has been automatically translated into English

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Temperatures can reach 38 degrees, so be prepared for extreme heat. In the evening it is slightly cooler, but still wonderfully warm. Not a perfect 5 stars because of the extreme heat.— This text has been automatically translated into English

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September in Yemen is warm with lots of sunshine, ideal for sunbathers. High temperatures and an almost complete lack of rain. Too hot for some, but perfect for heat lovers.— This text has been automatically translated into English

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The weather hardly changes. Unpredictable because of periodic desert winds. A good place for sunbathing, but not ideal.— This text has been automatically translated into English

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February in Yemen offers mild weather, ideal for exploring the city. The sun shines generously during the day, but it is never too hot. However, it can get slightly cooler at night. In short, a great weather experience.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

The weather in Yemen in November was mostly sunny and pleasant. Perfect for outdoor activities and relaxation. However, sporadic dust storms slightly reduced the enjoyment.— This text has been automatically translated into English

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Average weather in Yemen by month

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