The climate in Yemen

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams of this page are taken from the collected data from 2 measuring stations in Yemen.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Climate zone: tropics

With a yearly average of 32 °C the climate in Yemen ist warm, but has only a few really tropical and sticky months. It is warm to hot all year round and invites to bathe at average water temperatures of 28 degrees.

Duration of daylight and sunshine in Yemen

hours of sunshine per day
Sunshine hours per day in Yemen

Climate charts for other regions in Yemen

Muhafazat Hadramawt
Precipitation in mm/day
Precipitation in Yemen
Relative humidity in %
Relative humidity in Yemen
Water temperature
Water temperatures in Yemen
Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)
Absolute humidity in Yemen

Temperature records of the last 66 years

The hottest temperature measured from 1949 to November 2015 was reported by the Aden Airp weather station. In August 2012 the record temperature of 39.6 °C was reported here. The hottest summer from July to September, based on all 3 weather stations in Yemen below 30 metres altitude, was recorded in 1960 with an average temperature of 32.6 °C. This average temperature will normally be measured every 4 to 6 hours, thus also including the nights. Normally, this value is 31.7 degrees Celsius.

The coldest day in these 66 years was reported by the weather station Aden Airp. Here the temperature dropped to 18.1 °C in November 2012. Aden Airp lies at an altitude of 3 meters above sea level. The coldest winter (January to March) was in 1965 with an average temperature of 24.6 °C. In Yemen, it is usual to have about 1.4 degrees more at 26.0 °C for this three-month period.