Western Sahara
22 to 31°C
3441 hours
sunshine per day
51 mm
334 days
31 days
0 days

Climate of Western Sahara

Western Sahara has a desert climate. 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 Western Sahara is 26° degrees and there is about 51 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 318 days a year with an average humidity of 63% and an UV-index of 6.

Climate averages for the whole year

  • Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 22°C and 31°C
  • Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 15°C and 22°C
  • Rain: it rains 31 days and there is a total of approximately 51 mm rainfall
  • Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3441 sun hours
Maximum temperature: between 22°C and 31°C
Warmest month: 31°C in August
Coldest month: 22°C in January
Night temperature: between 15°C and 22°C
Dry days: 334 days
Days with rain: 31 days
Days with snow: 0 days
Total rain sum: 51 mm
Hours of sunshine: 3441 hours

Temperature graph

This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Western Sahara.

Precipitation graph

This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Western Sahara.

Climate table of Western Sahara

In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Western Sahara. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for Western Sahara might be like in a given month.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 22 22 24 25 26 27 29 31 29 28 25 23
Night temp. (°C) 15 15 16 17 18 19 21 22 21 21 19 17
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 3 2 2 1 4 3 1 8 11 10 4 2
Days with rain 3 2 3 3 2 1 2 3 4 4 2 2
Dry days 28 26 28 27 29 29 29 28 26 27 28 29
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 9 9 9 10 11 10 10 10 9 9 8
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 4 4 3 3 4
UV-index 5 5 6 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 5

Best time to visit Western Sahara

To go to Western Sahara, the best time to visit is January through December. In this period you have a warm temperature and almost no precipitation. In Western Sahara, August is the warmest month with 31°C and the most cold month is 22°C in January.

Climate of Western Sahara by month

What is the average climate in a given month for Western Sahara? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.

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