Sudan weather

Read our complete guide to the weather in Sudan.

Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in Sudan. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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The weather guide for Sudan (Khartoum) 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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When is the best time to go to Sudan?

The best time to go to Sudan (Khartoum) is January based on the following average weather conditions.

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  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Sudan (Khartoum)31
  • 33°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Sudan (Khartoum)33
  • 37°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Sudan (Khartoum)37
  • 40°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Sudan (Khartoum)40
  • 42°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Sudan (Khartoum)42
  • 41°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Sudan (Khartoum)41
  • 38°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Sudan (Khartoum)38
  • 37°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Sudan (Khartoum)37
  • 39°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Sudan (Khartoum)39
  • 39°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Sudan (Khartoum)39
  • 35°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Sudan (Khartoum)35
  • 32°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Sudan (Khartoum)32

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Sudan weather overview

RE-WRITE ALL OF THIS Africa's largest country consists of hot desert to the north, with the likelihood of rain increasing the further south you go. The main rainy season is from April to October but, in the far south, rain can fall during any month. In the north, extremely high summer temperatures are made tolerable, to some extent, by low humidity.

The south is cooler with higher humidity but beware the Haboob (strong winds producing violent but brief dust or even sand storms). In the winter, night time temperatures in the desert can be low and you May even see an occasional frost at dawn.

What to pack for Sudan weather

Expect to have to wrap up warmly if you are travelling to northern Sudan between November and March. Otherwise, light clothing is fine but go prepared for rain if you are venturing further south.

Which is the hottest month in Sudan?

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

Does it ever rain in Sudan?

It never rains much in Khartoum, Sudan but August usually has the most rain with an average of 68mm. There are normally 5 days in August with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Sudan?

The sunniest time of year in Khartoum, Sudan is normally December with bright sunshine on average for 91% of daylight hours; that's 10 hours of sunshine per day.

What is the time difference between Sudan and the UK?

The time difference between Sudan and the UK is GMT+2 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Sudan?

The main languages spoken in Sudan are Arabic and English.

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What is the currency in Sudan?

The currency in Sudan is the Sudanese Pound (SDG).

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Which plugs are used in Sudan?

Sudan uses electrical plug type C + D (230 Volts).

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

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

Do you need a visa for Sudan?

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

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Compare Sudan weather with the USA

Below the Sudan weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Sudan (Khartoum) and the USA (Washington).

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