The climate in Somalia

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climate diagrams on this page come from the collected data of 5 weather stations.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Climate zone: tropics

High humidity and hot temperatures make the weather in Somalia pleasant at times but also tropical humid. It is warm to hot all year round, inviting bathing at average water temperatures of 28 degrees. The warmest and rainiest state is Jubaland. The coldest is Banaadir. Due to less rain, the best time for traveling is from December to March. Most precipitation falls from April to November.
Duration of daylight and sunshine in Somalia
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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Somalia
Rain days per monthRain days per month in Somalia
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Somalia
Water temperatureWater temperatures in Somalia
Relative humidity in %Relative humidity in Somalia
Absolute humidity in g/m³Absolute humidity in Somalia

Federal states in Somalia

All figures per year. For detailed climate data click on the name of the region.

Federal stateTemperature
max Ø day
min Ø night
Banaadir30.2 °C23.9 °C3,066 h49 79.0 %
Jubaland35.0 °C24.4 °C2,920 h25 78.0 %
Somaliland34.2 °C25.6 °C3,285 h14 66.0 %

Data basis and methodology

The data from the individual measuring stations are based on the archives of the German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. In order to determine a representative national average, average values were first calculated for each part of the country, which were then summarized at the national level. There are 3 stations in Somalia itself. In 2 cases, neighboring but nearby weather stations were also used to obtain more accurate values.
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