Eritrea weather averages for holidays in 2017/2018

Check Eritrea weather averages before you book your next holiday in 2017/2018. Today's maximum temperature in Eritrea is expected to be 23°C, while the average maximum temperature in August is 22°C. The holiday weather guide shown below is for Asmara.

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Eritrea weather averages

Check Eritrea weather averages before you book your next holiday. The warmest months in Eritrea are March, April and June with an average maximum temperature of 26°C. The sunniest months are January, February, March, April, October, November and December with on average 9 hours of bright sunshine per day. The month with the least number of days with some rain is December with 2 days. The Eritrea weather averages shown below are for Asmara.

Maximum daytime temperature (°C)

Hours of sunshine (daily)

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Days with some rainfall

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Eritrea weather today

Here is the weather in Eritrea today, Friday 18th August 2017. Expect isolated thunderstorms in Eritrea with a maximum temperature of 23°C and 5 hours of bright sunshine. There are 2-5 mm of rainfall expected with 71% chance of some rain and a light breeze of 10 kph from the west. The weather forecast shown below is for Asmara.

  • 23
    °C maximum temperature
  • 14
    °C minimum temperature
  • isolated thunderstorms
  • 5
    hours of sunshine
  • 71
    % chance of some rain
  • <5
    mm of rainfall expected
  • 0
    no heat & humidity
  • 10
    kph wind from W

5-day weather forecast

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Eritrea weather overview

Eritrea is a small country in north eastern Africa which borders Sudan and Ethiopia, and has a coastline along the Red Sea. Expect wide variations in rainfall and temperature here; the land bordering the coast is hot and arid year-round, but rainfall is frequently heavy on the inland plains, especially in July and August. The interior can also experience freezing temperatures from December to February.

What to pack for Eritrea weather

Take light clothing if visiting the coast; add rainwear and warmer wraps if travelling inland. Wrap up warm to visit the Eritrean plains in winter.

Eritrea holiday weather averages by month

Check Eritrea holiday weather averages for a particular month by selecting from the list below. Monthly weather guides include figures for temperature, rainfall, sunshine hours and sea temperature plus daily sunrise & sunset times.

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Compare Eritrea weather with the USA

Below the Eritrea weather chart shows maximum daytime temperature for Eritrea (Asmara) and the USA (Washington). For more weather parameters or to change the destinations shown visit the comparison weather tool.

Maximum daytime temperature (°C)

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