Ethiopia climate guide

Temperature in Ethiopia (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
22°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)22
23°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)23
23°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)23
23°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)23
23°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)23
22°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)22
20°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)20
20°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)20
20°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)20
21°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)21
21°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)21
21°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)21
Min temperature (night-time)
5°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)5
7°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)7
9°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)9
9°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)9
9°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)9
9°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)9
10°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)10
9°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)9
9°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)9
7°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)7
5°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)5
4°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)4

Sunshine & Daylight in Ethiopia

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
9 hours of sunshine per day (80% of daylight hours) in January in Ethiopia9
9 hours of sunshine per day (78% of daylight hours) in February in Ethiopia9
9 hours of sunshine per day (71% of daylight hours) in March in Ethiopia9
8 hours of sunshine per day (62% of daylight hours) in April in Ethiopia8
7 hours of sunshine per day (59% of daylight hours) in May in Ethiopia7
7 hours of sunshine per day (55% of daylight hours) in June in Ethiopia7
6 hours of sunshine per day (46% of daylight hours) in July in Ethiopia6
6 hours of sunshine per day (48% of daylight hours) in August in Ethiopia6
7 hours of sunshine per day (58% of daylight hours) in September in Ethiopia7
8 hours of sunshine per day (65% of daylight hours) in October in Ethiopia8
9 hours of sunshine per day (74% of daylight hours) in November in Ethiopia9
10 hours of sunshine per day (82% of daylight hours) in December in Ethiopia10
Daily hours of daylight
12 hours of daylight per day in January in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)12
12 hours of daylight per day in February in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)12
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)12
12 hours of daylight per day in April in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)12
13 hours of daylight per day in May in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)13
13 hours of daylight per day in June in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)13
13 hours of daylight per day in July in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)13
12 hours of daylight per day in August in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)12
12 hours of daylight per day in September in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)12
12 hours of daylight per day in October in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)12
12 hours of daylight per day in November in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)12
12 hours of daylight per day in December in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)12

Rainfall in Ethiopia

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
4 days with some rainfall in January in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)4
5 days with some rainfall in February in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)5
6 days with some rainfall in March in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)6
10 days with some rainfall in April in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)10
11 days with some rainfall in May in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)11
12 days with some rainfall in June in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)12
11 days with some rainfall in July in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)11
14 days with some rainfall in August in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)14
11 days with some rainfall in September in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)11
7 days with some rainfall in October in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)7
5 days with some rainfall in November in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)5
3 days with some rainfall in December in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)3
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
23 mm monthly rainfall in January in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)23
47 mm monthly rainfall in February in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)47
74 mm monthly rainfall in March in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)74
97 mm monthly rainfall in April in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)97
93 mm monthly rainfall in May in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)93
127 mm monthly rainfall in June in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)127
274 mm monthly rainfall in July in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)274
281 mm monthly rainfall in August in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)281
176 mm monthly rainfall in September in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)176
43 mm monthly rainfall in October in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)43
13 mm monthly rainfall in November in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)13
11 mm monthly rainfall in December in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)11

More climate for Ethiopia

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in January in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in February in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in March in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in April in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in May in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in June in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in July in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in August in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in September in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in October in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in November in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)11
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in December in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)11
Heat & Humidity
No heat & humidity in January in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)0
No heat & humidity in February in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)0
No heat & humidity in March in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)0
No heat & humidity in April in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)0
No heat & humidity in May in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)0
No heat & humidity in June in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)0
No heat & humidity in July in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)0
No heat & humidity in August in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)0
No heat & humidity in September in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)0
No heat & humidity in October in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)0
No heat & humidity in November in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)0
No heat & humidity in December in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)0

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for Ethiopia, represented by Addis Ababa, shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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