Best time to visit Addis Ababa

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When is the best time to visit Addis Ababa?

The best time to visit Addis Ababa is January, February and March based on the following average weather conditions.

Maximum daytime temperature = 72 - 86°F [remove]
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Max Day Temperature (°F)

  • 72°F maximum daytime temperature in January in Addis Ababa72
    Jan
  • 73°F maximum daytime temperature in February in Addis Ababa73
    Feb
  • 73°F maximum daytime temperature in March in Addis Ababa73
    Mar
  • 73°F maximum daytime temperature in April in Addis Ababa73
    Apr
  • 73°F maximum daytime temperature in May in Addis Ababa73
    May
  • 72°F maximum daytime temperature in June in Addis Ababa72
    Jun
  • 68°F maximum daytime temperature in July in Addis Ababa68
    Jul
  • 68°F maximum daytime temperature in August in Addis Ababa68
    Aug
  • 68°F maximum daytime temperature in September in Addis Ababa68
    Sep
  • 70°F maximum daytime temperature in October in Addis Ababa70
    Oct
  • 70°F maximum daytime temperature in November in Addis Ababa70
    Nov
  • 70°F maximum daytime temperature in December in Addis Ababa70
    Dec

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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 73°F.

Which month has the most rain in Addis Ababa?

In terms of rainfall, August is usually the wettest month in Addis Ababa with 11.1 inches 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.

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