Yemen
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Yemen

The best time to visit Yemen is from January until December, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Yemen is 27°C in June and the lowest is 20°C in January.

Yemen has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Yemen 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 Yemen weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 20 22 23 23 25 27 26 25 25 23 21 20
Precipitation (mm) 9 17 56 93 57 27 79 101 16 5 11 5

Climate data from city: Sanaa




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Yemen weather

The Yemen weather for will be 38° till 42° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

The Yemen weather forecast is based on the weather conditions in the city of Sanaa.

Yemen 14 day weather forecast

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Wednesday
25 may
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41°C
23°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
SE
11
Thursday
26 may
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39°C
22°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
E
11
Friday
27 may
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40°C
23°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
SE
11
Saturday
28 may
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40°C
23°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
ESE
11
Sunday
29 may
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42°C
23°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
ESE
11


Climate Yemen

Yemen 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 Yemen is 23° degrees and there is about 477 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 177 days a year with an average humidity of 39% and an UV-index of 5.

Yemen

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 20 22 23 23 25 27 26 25 25 23 21 20
Night temp. (°C) 9 11 13 15 17 18 19 18 16 13 11 9
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 9 17 56 93 57 27 79 101 16 5 11 5
Days with rain 6 7 18 19 12 11 26 23 8 2 5 4
Dry days 25 21 13 11 19 19 5 8 22 29 25 27
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 8 10 10 12 12 12 12 12 11 10 8 7
Wind force (Bft) 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 5 5 5 5 6 6 5 6 5 5 4 4

Climate data from city: Sanaa

Yemen weather by month

What is the average Yemen weather like in a given month? 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 Yemen?

Yemen lies in a straight line about 14,147 km from New Zealand (Wellington → Sanaa).

How long is the flight to Yemen?

The flight time from Auckland Airport to Yemen is approximately 17 h. 10 min.

What are the largest airports in Yemen?

These are the largest airports in Yemen:

  • Sana'a International Airport – Sanaa
  • Aden International Airport – Aden
  • Ta'izz International Airport – Ta‘izz
  • Sayun International Airport – Say’ūn

How many inhabitants are there in Yemen?

Yemen has approximately 28,250,000 inhabitants.

How big is Yemen?

The area of Yemen is around 527,970 km². It is 2x bigger than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Yemen?

The capital of Yemen is Sanaa.

What is the currency of Yemen?

In Yemen the Yemeni rial (YER) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 25 May 2022

  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 173.10 Yemeni rial
  • 1 Yemeni rial = 0.006 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 17,310.23 Yemeni rial
  • 100 Yemeni rial = 0.58 New Zealand dollar

What is the area code of Yemen?

The area code to call Yemen is +967.