Best time to visit Djibouti

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When is the best time to visit Djibouti?

The best time to visit Djibouti (Djibouti City) is December based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Djibouti (Djibouti City)29
  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Djibouti (Djibouti City)29
  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Djibouti (Djibouti City)31
  • 32°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Djibouti (Djibouti City)32
  • 35°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Djibouti (Djibouti City)35
  • 39°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Djibouti (Djibouti City)39
  • 41°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Djibouti (Djibouti City)41
  • 41°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Djibouti (Djibouti City)41
  • 37°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Djibouti (Djibouti City)37
  • 33°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Djibouti (Djibouti City)33
  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Djibouti (Djibouti City)31
  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Djibouti (Djibouti City)30

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The weather guide for Djibouti (Djibouti City) 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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Djibouti weather overview

Djibouti is a small country that lies between Ethiopia and the Somalia at the entrance to the Red Sea, and has a coastline bordering the Gulf of Aden. Its climate is predominantly hot and dry, what little rainfall there is occurring on the coast between November and March, and on the vast inland plains between April and October.

Rainfall rarely rises above 25mm (1 inch) in any one month but summer downpours inland can be brief but intense. Go prepared for long, hot, sunny days - Djibouti receives an average nine hours of sunshine throughout the year. The hottest months are June to August, when the dust-laden Khamsin winds blow in from the desert regions.

What to pack for Djibouti weather

Take light, absorbent clothing and be aware that humidity is higher on the coast than inland.

Which is the hottest month in Djibouti?

The hottest time of year in Djibouti City, Djibouti is normally July. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 41°C with extreme heat and humidity.

Does it ever rain in Djibouti?

It never rains much in Djibouti City, Djibouti but April usually has the most rain with an average of 18mm. There are normally 1 day in April with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Djibouti?

The sunniest time of year in Djibouti City, Djibouti is normally November with bright sunshine on average for 82% of daylight hours; that's 10 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Djibouti?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Djibouti City, Djibouti in June when the water temperature reaches 31°C.

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