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Best time to visit Yemen
Find the best time to visit Yemen and plan your perfect trip in 2023/2024. Get holiday inspiration, weather guides, travel advice and find great deals.
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The weather guide for Yemen (Sana) 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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Yemen weather overview
The climate of the small, mountainous country of Yemen varies with altitude. Its Red Sea coast is hot and humid in the summer but experiences very little rain, and the mixture of extreme heat, sticky air and dust makes it an unpleasant place to be. Time a visit to the coast between November and March, if you can.
Up in the mountains, the climate is much more temperate with rainfall sufficiently high to allow the cultivation of coffee beans and other crops. Summers are warm and rainy with strong sunshine but winter temperatures can fall very low.
What to pack for Yemen weather
Take light clothes whatever the time of year if you are visiting the coast (remember head protection in the summer months). Supplement light to medium clothing with rainwear for visiting the mountains in the summer. You'll need very warm clothing if contemplating a winter trip into the Yemen highlands.
Which is the hottest month in Yemen?
The hottest time of year in Sana, Yemen is normally June. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 29°C with low heat and humidity.
Does it ever rain in Yemen?
It never rains much in Sana, Yemen but August usually has the most rain with an average of 81mm. There are normally 5 days in August with some rain.
When is it sunniest in Yemen?
The sunniest time of year in Sana, Yemen is normally November with bright sunshine on average for 79% of daylight hours; that's 9 hours of sunshine per day.
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