Mauritania climate guide

Temperature in Mauritania (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
28°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Mauritania (Nouakchott)28
31°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Mauritania (Nouakchott)31
33°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Mauritania (Nouakchott)33
34°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Mauritania (Nouakchott)34
35°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Mauritania (Nouakchott)35
35°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Mauritania (Nouakchott)35
32°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Mauritania (Nouakchott)32
33°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Mauritania (Nouakchott)33
35°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Mauritania (Nouakchott)35
37°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Mauritania (Nouakchott)37
34°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Mauritania (Nouakchott)34
30°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Mauritania (Nouakchott)30
Min temperature (night-time)
16°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Mauritania (Nouakchott)16
17°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Mauritania (Nouakchott)17
19°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Mauritania (Nouakchott)19
19°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Mauritania (Nouakchott)19
21°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Mauritania (Nouakchott)21
23°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Mauritania (Nouakchott)23
24°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Mauritania (Nouakchott)24
25°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Mauritania (Nouakchott)25
26°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Mauritania (Nouakchott)26
24°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Mauritania (Nouakchott)24
20°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Mauritania (Nouakchott)20
17°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Mauritania (Nouakchott)17
Sea temperature
18°C sea temperature in January in Mauritania (Nouakchott)18
18°C sea temperature in February in Mauritania (Nouakchott)18
18°C sea temperature in March in Mauritania (Nouakchott)18
18°C sea temperature in April in Mauritania (Nouakchott)18
18°C sea temperature in May in Mauritania (Nouakchott)18
22°C sea temperature in June in Mauritania (Nouakchott)22
25°C sea temperature in July in Mauritania (Nouakchott)25
27°C sea temperature in August in Mauritania (Nouakchott)27
27°C sea temperature in September in Mauritania (Nouakchott)27
26°C sea temperature in October in Mauritania (Nouakchott)26
23°C sea temperature in November in Mauritania (Nouakchott)23
21°C sea temperature in December in Mauritania (Nouakchott)21

Sunshine & Daylight in Mauritania

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
Daily hours of daylight
11 hours of daylight per day in January in Mauritania (Nouakchott)11
12 hours of daylight per day in February in Mauritania (Nouakchott)12
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Mauritania (Nouakchott)12
13 hours of daylight per day in April in Mauritania (Nouakchott)13
13 hours of daylight per day in May in Mauritania (Nouakchott)13
13 hours of daylight per day in June in Mauritania (Nouakchott)13
13 hours of daylight per day in July in Mauritania (Nouakchott)13
13 hours of daylight per day in August in Mauritania (Nouakchott)13
12 hours of daylight per day in September in Mauritania (Nouakchott)12
12 hours of daylight per day in October in Mauritania (Nouakchott)12
11 hours of daylight per day in November in Mauritania (Nouakchott)11
11 hours of daylight per day in December in Mauritania (Nouakchott)11

Rainfall in Mauritania

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
1 day with some rainfall in January in Mauritania (Nouakchott)1
1 day with some rainfall in February in Mauritania (Nouakchott)1
0 days with some rainfall in March in Mauritania (Nouakchott)0
0 days with some rainfall in April in Mauritania (Nouakchott)0
0 days with some rainfall in May in Mauritania (Nouakchott)0
0 days with some rainfall in June in Mauritania (Nouakchott)0
1 day with some rainfall in July in Mauritania (Nouakchott)1
2 days with some rainfall in August in Mauritania (Nouakchott)2
2 days with some rainfall in September in Mauritania (Nouakchott)2
0 days with some rainfall in October in Mauritania (Nouakchott)0
0 days with some rainfall in November in Mauritania (Nouakchott)0
0 days with some rainfall in December in Mauritania (Nouakchott)0
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
1 mm monthly rainfall in January in Mauritania (Nouakchott)1
1 mm monthly rainfall in February in Mauritania (Nouakchott)1
1 mm monthly rainfall in March in Mauritania (Nouakchott)1
0 mm monthly rainfall in April in Mauritania (Nouakchott)0
0 mm monthly rainfall in May in Mauritania (Nouakchott)0
1 mm monthly rainfall in June in Mauritania (Nouakchott)1
12 mm monthly rainfall in July in Mauritania (Nouakchott)12
44 mm monthly rainfall in August in Mauritania (Nouakchott)44
36 mm monthly rainfall in September in Mauritania (Nouakchott)36
8 mm monthly rainfall in October in Mauritania (Nouakchott)8
2 mm monthly rainfall in November in Mauritania (Nouakchott)2
6 mm monthly rainfall in December in Mauritania (Nouakchott)6

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  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in January in Mauritania (Nouakchott)8
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in February in Mauritania (Nouakchott)10
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in March in Mauritania (Nouakchott)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in April in Mauritania (Nouakchott)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in May in Mauritania (Nouakchott)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in June in Mauritania (Nouakchott)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in July in Mauritania (Nouakchott)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in August in Mauritania (Nouakchott)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in September in Mauritania (Nouakchott)11
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in October in Mauritania (Nouakchott)10
UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in November in Mauritania (Nouakchott)8
UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in December in Mauritania (Nouakchott)7
Heat & Humidity
Moderate heat & humidity in January in Mauritania (Nouakchott)M
Moderate heat & humidity in February in Mauritania (Nouakchott)M
Moderate heat & humidity in March in Mauritania (Nouakchott)M
High heat & humidity in April in Mauritania (Nouakchott)H
High heat & humidity in May in Mauritania (Nouakchott)H
Very high heat & humidity in June in Mauritania (Nouakchott)VH
High heat & humidity in July in Mauritania (Nouakchott)H
Very high heat & humidity in August in Mauritania (Nouakchott)VH
Extreme heat & humidity in September in Mauritania (Nouakchott)E
Very high heat & humidity in October in Mauritania (Nouakchott)VH
High heat & humidity in November in Mauritania (Nouakchott)H
Moderate heat & humidity in December in Mauritania (Nouakchott)M

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

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The climate guide for Mauritania, represented by Nouakchott, 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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