Climate Libya

Libya 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 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.

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Climate Libya by month

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

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Best time to visit Libya

To go to Libya, the best time to visit is February through June and September through December. In this period you have a hot temperature and almost no precipitation. In Libya, July is the warmest month with 33°C and the most cold month is 17°C in January.

Libya weather by month

What is the average Libya 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 Libya?

Libya lies in a straight line about 5,373 km from Pakistan (Islamabad → Tripoli).

How long is the flight to Libya?

The flight time from Jinnah International Airport to Libya is approximately 7 h. 40 min.

What are the largest airports in Libya?

These are the largest airports in Libya:

  • Mitiga Airport (MJI) in Tripoli
  • Tripoli International Airport (TIP) in Tripoli
  • Benina International Airport (BEN) in Benghazi
  • Sabha Airport (SEB) in Sabhā
  • Ghat Airport (GHT) in Ghāt
  • La Abraq Airport (LAQ) in Al Bayḑā’
  • Gardabya Airport (SRX)
  • Kufra Airport (AKF)
  • Ghadames East Airport (LTD)

How many inhabitants does Libya have?

Libya has 6,374,616 inhabitants.

How big is Libya?

The surface area of Libya is 1,759,540 km². It is 2,5x bigger than Pakistan.

What is the capital of Libya?

The capital of Libya is Tripoli.

What is the area code of Libya?

The area code to call Libya is +218.

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