Libya weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Libya

The best time to visit in Libya is from March until November, when you will have a pleasant till hot temperature and none till limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Libya is 33°C in July and the lowest is 17°C in January.

Libya has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Libya or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Libya by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 17 18 21 25 27 31 33 33 32 28 23 18
Precipitation (mm) 23 24 16 5 6 4 0 1 7 19 18 27
Climate data from city: Tripoli

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14 day weather forecast Libya

The weather for in Libya will be 32° till 28° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Libya is based on the weather conditions in the city of Tripoli.

Weather forecast this week

Saturday 23 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
23°
25° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Sunday 24 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
21°
25° 0.1 mm 20% 4 m/s 3
Monday 25 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
20°
25° 3.8 mm 55% 7 m/s 5
Tuesday 26 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
21°
25° 4.9 mm 60% 7 m/s 4
Wednesday 27 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
20°
25° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 5
Thursday 28 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
19°
25° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 5
Friday 29 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
19°
25° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 5

Weather forecast next week

Saturday 30 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
19°
25° 0.6 mm 15% 3 m/s 4
Sunday 31 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
18°
25° 0.8 mm 20% 2 m/s 3
Monday 1 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
17°
25° 4.0 mm 55% 1 m/s 1
Tuesday 2 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
17°
25° 0.7 mm 20% 2 m/s 1
Wednesday 3 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
17°
25° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 2
Thursday 4 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
18°
25° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 0
Friday 5 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
19°
25° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 0

Climate Libya

Libya has the desert climate prevailing. The daytime temperature is warm to hot, while it can also be cold at night. You won't have rain here anytime soon. The average annual temperature for Libya is 25° degrees and there is about 148 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 273 days a year with an average humidity of 53% and an UV-index of 6.

Climate table of Libya

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 17 18 21 25 27 31 33 33 32 28 23 18
Night temp. (°C) 11 11 14 16 19 23 25 26 25 22 17 13
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 23 24 16 5 6 4 0 1 7 19 18 27
Days with rain 9 8 9 5 4 2 1 1 5 6 8 11
Dry days 22 20 22 25 27 28 30 30 25 25 22 20
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 9 9 10 10 11 10 10 10 10 9 9
Wind force (Bft) 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 4 4 5 6 6 7 7 7 7 6 5 4
Climate data from city: Tripoli

Libya weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Libya? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Libya?

Libya lies in a straight line about 17,370 km from New Zealand (Wellington → Tripoli).

How long is the flight to Libya?

The flight time from Auckland Airport to Libya is approximately 22 hours.

What are the largest airports in Libya?

These are the largest airports in Libya:

How many inhabitants are there in Libya?

Libya has approximately 6,374,616 inhabitants.

How big is Libya?

The area of Libya is around 1,759,540 km². It is 7x bigger than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Libya?

The capital of Libya is Tripoli.

What is the currency of Libya?

In Libya the Libyan dinar (LYD) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 23 October 2021

  • 1 Libyan dinar = 0.93 New Zealand dollar
  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 1.07 Libyan dinar
  • 10 Libyan dinar = 9.33 New Zealand dollar
  • 10 New Zealand dollar = 10.72 Libyan dinar
  • 100 Libyan dinar = 93.29 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 107.19 Libyan dinar

What is the area code of Libya?

The area code to call Libya is +218.