Best time to visit Chad

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When is the best time to visit Chad?

The best time to visit Chad (N'Djamena) is January based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 32°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Chad (N'Djamena)32
  • 35°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Chad (N'Djamena)35
  • 38°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Chad (N'Djamena)38
  • 40°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Chad (N'Djamena)40
  • 39°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Chad (N'Djamena)39
  • 36°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Chad (N'Djamena)36
  • 32°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Chad (N'Djamena)32
  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Chad (N'Djamena)30
  • 33°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Chad (N'Djamena)33
  • 36°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Chad (N'Djamena)36
  • 34°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Chad (N'Djamena)34
  • 33°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Chad (N'Djamena)33

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The weather guide for Chad (N'Djamena) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Chad weather overview

Chad lies in West Africa's interior with Sudan on its eastern border and Niger to the west. Its north lies in the Sahara Desert and is subsequently very hot and dry with minimal rain. Further south, in the Sahel region, there is a rainy season during the period of high sun from May to September.

Even during the rains there are six to seven hours of sunshine every day; the dry season brings up to 11 sunshine hours daily with warm to hot weather, tempered by the Harmattan winds from the northeast. The rains bring a change in wind direction, blowing in from the southwest laden with moist air from the South Atlantic.

Temperatures and humidity rise as the rains approach and thundery showers are frequent when they arrive.

What to pack for Chad weather

It you are travelling during the dry season, take warm clothes to combat chilly night temperatures and frequent strong winds. Remember rainwear from May to September.

Which is the hottest month in Chad?

The hottest time of year in N'Djamena, Chad is normally May. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 39°C with extreme heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Chad?

In terms of rainfall, August is usually the wettest month in N'Djamena, Chad with 204mm on average. There are normally 13 days in August with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Chad?

The sunniest time of year in N'Djamena, Chad is normally November with bright sunshine on average for 86% of daylight hours; that's 10 hours of sunshine per day.

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