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The weather guide for Ethiopia (Addis Ababa) 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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Which is the hottest month in Addis Ababa?

The hottest time of year in Addis Ababa is normally May. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 23°C.

Which month has the most rain in Addis Ababa?

In terms of rainfall, August is usually the wettest month in Addis Ababa with 281mm on average. There are normally 14 days in August with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Addis Ababa?

The sunniest time of year in Addis Ababa is normally December with bright sunshine on average for 82% of daylight hours; that's 10 hours of sunshine per day.

What is the time difference between Ethiopia and the UK?

The time difference between Ethiopia and the UK is GMT+3 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Ethiopia?

The main languages spoken in Ethiopia are Oromo and Amharic.

What is the currency in Ethiopia?

The currency in Ethiopia is the Ethiopian Birr (ETB).

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Which plugs are used in Ethiopia?

Ethiopia uses electrical plug type C + F + G (220 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Ethiopia?

They drive on the right side of the road in Ethiopia.

Do you need a visa for Ethiopia?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter Ethiopia.

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Compare Addis Ababa weather with the USA

Below the Addis Ababa weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and the USA (Washington).

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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