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Best time to visit Eritrea

Best time to visit Eritrea

The best time to visit Eritrea is from january until december, when you will have a pleasant till hot temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Eritrea is 34°C in june and the lowest is 26°C in january. The weather and climate of Eritrea is suitable for a sun vacation.

The average climate figure for Eritrea is an 9,3. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Eritrea has the semi-arid climate prevailing. It is warm to hot all year round and trees don't grow here because of the drought. It consists mainly of sand with grasses and sometimes shrubs. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Eritrea or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Eritrea per month

Climate data from: Asmara
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Day
max °C
MM
rain
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
26 28 30 31 32 34 31 31 31 29 28 26
MM
rain
9 mm 16 mm 35 mm 41 mm 34 mm 30 mm 111 mm 101 mm 24 mm 36 mm 38 mm 8 mm

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Climate Eritrea

Climate Eritrea

Climate Eritrea per Month

Climate Eritrea per Month
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Eritrea has the semi-arid climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for Eritrea is 27° degrees and there is about 483 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 185 days a year with an average humidity of 51% and an UV-index of 6.

 
Day
max °C
Night
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
26 28 30 31 32 34 31 31 31 29 28 26
Night
min °C
14 15 17 19 20 21 21 21 19 17 16 14
MM
rain
9 mm 16 mm 35 mm 41 mm 34 mm 30 mm 111 mm 101 mm 24 mm 36 mm 38 mm 8 mm
Rain
days
5 5 12 13 9 9 26 24 8 7 8 6
Dry
days
26 23 19 17 22 21 5 7 22 24 22 25
Sun hours
per day
10 10 10 10 12 12 10 10 10 9 7 8
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 5 6 6 6 7 7 6 6 6 6 5 5
 

Climate Eritrea january

On average, it is maximum 26° in january in Eritrea and at least around 14° degrees. In january there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 9 mm and the it will be dry 26 days this month in Eritrea.

Climate Eritrea february

On average, it is maximum 28° in february in Eritrea and at least around 15° degrees. In february there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 16 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Eritrea.

Climate Eritrea march

On average, it is maximum 30° in march in Eritrea and at least around 17° degrees. In march there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 35 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Eritrea.

Climate Eritrea april

On average, it is maximum 31° in april in Eritrea and at least around 19° degrees. In april there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 41 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Eritrea.

Climate Eritrea may

On average, it is maximum 32° in may in Eritrea and at least around 20° degrees. In may there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 34 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Eritrea.

Climate Eritrea june

On average, it is maximum 34° in june in Eritrea and at least around 21° degrees. In june there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 30 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in Eritrea.

Climate Eritrea july

On average, it is maximum 31° in july in Eritrea and at least around 21° degrees. In july there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 111 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Eritrea.

Climate Eritrea august

On average, it is maximum 31° in august in Eritrea and at least around 21° degrees. In august there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 101 mm and the it will be dry 7 days this month in Eritrea.

Climate Eritrea september

On average, it is maximum 31° in september in Eritrea and at least around 19° degrees. In september there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 24 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Eritrea.

Climate Eritrea october

On average, it is maximum 29° in october in Eritrea and at least around 17° degrees. In october there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 36 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month in Eritrea.

Climate Eritrea november

On average, it is maximum 28° in november in Eritrea and at least around 16° degrees. In november there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 38 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Eritrea.

Climate Eritrea december

On average, it is maximum 26° in december in Eritrea and at least around 14° degrees. In december there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 8 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Eritrea.

14 day weather forecast Eritrea

14 day weather forecast Eritrea

The weather for Asmara in Eritrea will be 22° till 24° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Eritrea is based on the weather in Asmara.

Weather forecast this week
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Mo
19 Aug
Tu
20 Aug
We
21 Aug
Th
22 Aug
Fr
23 Aug
Sa
24 Aug
Su
25 Aug
  Gespreide bewolking Gespreide bewolking Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Regen Lichte Regen Regen
Max (°C) 21° 22° 23° 23° 22° 22° 22°
Min (°C) 14° 14° 14° 15° 14° 15° 14°
Rainfall (mm) 4.2
mm
0.5
mm
0
mm
1.1
mm
8.5
mm
12.1
mm
8.5
mm
Rainfall (%) 60% 15% 0% 25% 75% 80% 75%
UV-index
UV-index 5 11 12 12 4 4 8

Weather forecast next week
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Mo
26 Aug
Tu
27 Aug
We
28 Aug
Th
29 Aug
Fr
30 Aug
Sa
31 Aug
Su
1 Sep
  Enkele wolken Bewolkt Bewolkt Enkele wolken Broken wolken Enkele wolken Broken wolken
Max (°C) 23° 22° 21° 22° 22° 23° 24°
Min (°C) 13° 14° 14° 14° 14° 15° 15°
Rainfall (mm) 2.2
mm
4.8
mm
2.5
mm
2.6
mm
2.5
mm
0.1
mm
4.0
mm
Rainfall (%) 40% 60% 45% 45% 45% 20% 55%
UV-index
UV-index 12 4 4 7 6 7 4
About Eritrea

About Eritrea

Eritrea is in the continental part Africa and the capital is Asmara. The total surface is 121.320 km² with 2.234 km of coastline and the population consists of 5.068.831 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 2,5x as small as New Zealand. If you want to call Eritrea you have to use +291 or 00291 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +2915012457809 or 002915012457809.

Eritrea is in a straight line at 14.819 km distance from Wellington. From Auckland Airport the flight time is about 18 hour and 45 min.

Time difference Eritrea

Time difference Eritrea

In Eritrea it is now 02:55 o’clock at night on monday 19 august 2019. That is 9 hour earlier than in New Zealand. The time zone of Eritrea is Africa/Asmera and the Greenwich time is UTC+03.

Currency Eritrea

Currency Eritrea

In Eritrea the Eritrean nakfa is used to pay.

Exchange rate Eritrean nakfa (ERN) 19 august 2019

1 Eritrean nakfa = 0,10 New Zealand dollar
100 Eritrean nakfa = 10,37 New Zealand dollar

1 New Zealand dollar = 9,64 Eritrean nakfa
100 New Zealand dollar = 964,37 Eritrean nakfa

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Vaccinations Eritrea

Vaccinations Eritrea

Mandatory vaccinations

  • Cholera

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Gele koorts
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Eritrea.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningitis of Meningokokkenziekte
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)
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