Climate in Muhafazat Hadramawt

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climate diagrams on this page result from the collected data of the official weather station in Muhafazat Hadramawt in a height of 25m above sea level. All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Muhafazat Hadramawt is the coldest region in Yemen with an average high temperature of only 31°C. High humidity and hot temperatures make the weather at times pleasant but also tropical humid. It is yearlong warm or hot. Because of the lower temperatures the best time for traveling is in January.
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Relative humidity in %Relative humidity in Muhafazat Hadramawt
Warm air can absorb more moisture than cold air. The relative humidity indicates how much moisture of the physically possible is actually contained in the air. At high humidity, the person feels uncomfortable and perceives this as oppressive. In general, a relative humidity of 40-60% gives as pleasant. With humidity averaging 83%, September is the most uncomfortable. In February, on the other hand, it is easier to endure.
Absolute humidity in g/m³Absolute humidity in Muhafazat Hadramawt
In warm months, there is also a higher absolute humidity almost everywhere. At a temperature of 25°C, air can absorb up to 23 grams of water per cubic meter. At 20°C, it is only 17.3 grams. A relative humidity of 40% at 25°C thus corresponds to an absolute humidity of 9.2 grams of water. From a proportion of approx. 13.5 grams, humans perceive the air as muggy. This limit is exceeded throughout the year in Muhafazat Hadramawt.
Humidex in °CHumidex in Muhafazat Hadramawt
The "Humidex" (humidity index) is an index of well-being in warmer areas, calculated from the air temperature, relative humidity and dew point. The index corresponds approximately to the temperature felt. At high temperatures, the body transports heat away by sweating. At high humidity the ambient air can only absorb a small amount of sweat and thus one feels uncomfortable. An index of 20-29 is considered comfortable. Up to 39, people perceive the air as slightly uncomfortable, and above 40, as very uncomfortable. Values above 45 are dangerous in the long run and often lead to heat stroke.
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Map of Muhafazat Hadramawt

Most important cities in the region »Muhafazat Hadramawt«

CityPopulationGeo position
Al Mukalla258,13214° 32' 33"N49° 7' 27"E
Hadibu8,54512° 38' 56"N54° 1' 8"E
Kilmia2,01312° 11' 9"N52° 13' 60"E

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants:, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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