Best time to visit, weather and climate Libya

Best time to visit Libya

The best time to visit 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 Libya is 33°C in july and the lowest is 17°C in january.

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

Libya has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Libya 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 Libya per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
17°C 18°C 21°C 25°C 27°C 31°C 33°C 33°C 32°C 28°C 23°C 18°C
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24
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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 Libya

 
Day
Night
Precip
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 17°C 18°C 21°C 25°C 27°C 31°C 33°C 33°C 32°C 28°C 23°C 18°C
Night 11°C 11°C 14°C 16°C 19°C 23°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 22°C 17°C 13°C
Precip 23
mm
24
mm
16
mm
5
mm
6
mm
4
mm
0
mm
1
mm
7
mm
19
mm
18
mm
27
mm
Rain
days
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
Sun hours
per day
9 9 9 10 10 11 10 10 10 10 9 9
Wind force
in 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 Libya january

On average, it is maximum 17° in january in Libya and at least around 11° degrees. In january there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 23 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Libya.

Climate Libya february

On average, it is maximum 18° in february in Libya and at least around 11° degrees. In february there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 24 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Libya.

Climate Libya march

On average, it is maximum 21° in march in Libya and at least around 14° degrees. In march there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 16 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Libya.

Climate Libya april

On average, it is maximum 25° in april in Libya and at least around 16° degrees. In april there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 5 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Libya.

Climate Libya may

On average, it is maximum 27° in may in Libya and at least around 19° degrees. In may there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 6 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Libya.

Climate Libya june

On average, it is maximum 31° in june in Libya and at least around 23° degrees. In june there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 4 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Libya.

Climate Libya july

On average, it is maximum 33° in july in Libya and at least around 25° degrees. In july there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 0 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Libya.

Climate Libya august

On average, it is maximum 33° in august in Libya and at least around 26° degrees. In august there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Libya.

Climate Libya september

On average, it is maximum 32° in september in Libya and at least around 25° degrees. In september there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 7 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Libya.

Climate Libya october

On average, it is maximum 28° in october in Libya and at least around 22° degrees. In october there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 19 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Libya.

Climate Libya november

On average, it is maximum 23° in november in Libya and at least around 17° degrees. In november there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 18 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Libya.

Climate Libya december

On average, it is maximum 18° in december in Libya and at least around 13° degrees. In december there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 27 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Libya.

14 day weather forecast Libya

The weather for Tripoli in Libya will be 34° till 24° 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 in Tripoli.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
We
30 Sep
Licht bewolkt 29°C 23°C 27°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 7
Th
1 Oct
Wisselend bewolkt 34°C 23°C 27°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 7
Fr
2 Oct
Bewolkt 39°C 26°C 27°C 0.1 mm 20% 3m/s 3
Sa
3 Oct
Bewolkt 43°C 30°C 27°C 0.6 mm 15% 7m/s 3
Su
4 Oct
Bewolkt 41°C 30°C 27°C 0.4 mm 15% 5m/s 2
Mo
5 Oct
Bewolkt 36°C 24°C 27°C 1.1 mm 25% 6m/s 2
Tu
6 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 26°C 23°C 27°C 0.2 mm 20% 5m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
We
7 Oct
Licht bewolkt 26°C 22°C 27°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 6
Th
8 Oct
Wisselend bewolkt 26°C 21°C 27°C 0.1 mm 20% 4m/s 4
Fr
9 Oct
Helder 28°C 22°C 27°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 2
Sa
10 Oct
Helder 30°C 22°C 27°C 0 mm 0% 6m/s 2
Su
11 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 26°C 21°C 27°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 1
Mo
12 Oct
Bewolkt 24°C 19°C 27°C 0.3 mm 10% 5m/s 1
Tu
13 Oct
Licht bewolkt 23°C 20°C 27°C 2.9 mm 50% 6m/s 2

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Hotels and apartments in Libya

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Flight tickets to Libya

Libya has 6 airports which you can fly to:

  • Mitiga Airport
    Tripoli
  • Tripoli International Airport
    Tripoli
  • Benina International Airport
    Benghazi
  • Sabha Airport
    Sabhā
  • Ghat Airport
    Ghāt
  • La Abraq Airport
    Al Bayḑā’

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About Libya

Libya is in the continental part Africa and the capital is Tripoli. The total surface is 1.759.540 km² with 1.770 km of coastline and the population consists of 6.374.616 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 7x bigger than New Zealand. If you want to call Libya you have to use +218 or 00218 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 +2185012457809 or 002185012457809.

Libya is in a straight line at 17.370 km distance from Wellington. From Auckland Airport the flight time is about 22 hours.

Currency Libya

In Libya the Libyan dinar is used to pay.

Exchange rate Libyan dinar (LYD) 30 september 2020

1 Libyan dinar = 1,11 New Zealand dollar
100 Libyan dinar = 111,07 New Zealand dollar

1 New Zealand dollar = 0,90 Libyan dinar
100 New Zealand dollar = 90,03 Libyan dinar

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

MasterCard ATM Hunter
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Download Apple

MasterCard Nearby
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Time difference Libya

In Libya it is now 20:43 o’clock in the evening on tuesday 29 september 2020. That is 11 hour earlier than in New Zealand. The time zone of Libya is Africa/Tripoli and the Greenwich time is UTC+02.

Vaccinations Libya

Mandatory vaccinations

  • Cholera

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • 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 Libya.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis