Mauritania
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Best time to visit Mauritania

To go to Mauritania, the best time to visit is January through April, July and August and November and December. In this period you have a warm temperature and almost no precipitation. In Mauritania, October is the warmest month with 35°C and the most cold month is 29°C in January.

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In the table below you can quickly find the average weather per month in Mauritania, the monthly temperatures or the most rainfall. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Mauritania by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 29 29 31 32 33 33 32 32 34 35 32 29
Precipitation (mm) 0 0 0 0 1 3 6 11 23 5 1 0

Weather data from: Nouakchott




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Climate Mauritania

Mauritania 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 Mauritania is 32° degrees and there is about 50 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 339 days a year with an average humidity of 47% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate Mauritania by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 29 29 31 32 33 33 32 32 34 35 32 29
Night temp. (°C) 18 19 20 21 23 24 25 27 28 28 24 20
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 0 0 0 0 1 3 6 11 23 5 1 0
Days with rain - 1 - 1 1 2 3 5 5 2 1 -
Dry days 31 27 31 29 30 28 28 26 25 29 29 31
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 4
UV-index 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 8 7 7 6

Weather data from: Nouakchott


Mauritania weather by month

What is the average Mauritania 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.

Mauritania weather

The weather for Mauritania over the next 14 days will be 22°C till 31° and it stays dry every day.

The weather forecast for Mauritania is based on the weather in Nouakchott.

5-day weather forecast Mauritania

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Thursday
1 december
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26°C
18°C
0 mm
7 m/s
Friday
2 december
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25°C
20°C
0 mm
7 m/s
Saturday
3 december
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23°C
19°C
0 mm
6 m/s
Sunday
4 december
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22°C
20°C
0 mm
5 m/s
Monday
5 december
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22°C
19°C
0 mm
5 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Mauritania


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Mauritania?

Mauritania lies in a straight line about 8,198 km from Pakistan (Islamabad → Nouakchott).

How long is the flight to Mauritania?

The flight time from Jinnah International Airport to Mauritania is approximately 11 hours.

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What are the largest airports in Mauritania?

These are the largest airports in Mauritania:

  • Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport (NKC) in Nouakchott
  • Nouadhibou International Airport (NDB) in Nouadhibou

How many inhabitants does Mauritania have?

Mauritania has 3,806,719 inhabitants.

How big is Mauritania?

The surface area of Mauritania is 1,030,700 km². It is 1,5x bigger than Pakistan.

What is the capital of Mauritania?

The capital of Mauritania is Nouakchott.

What is the currency of Mauritania?

In Mauritania, the Mauritanian Ouguiya (MRO) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 1 December 2022

  • 1 Pakistani rupee = 2.23 Mauritanian Ouguiya
  • 1 Mauritanian Ouguiya = 0.45 Pakistani rupee
  • 100 Pakistani rupee = 223.44 Mauritanian Ouguiya
  • 100 Mauritanian Ouguiya = 44.76 Pakistani rupee

What is the area code of Mauritania?

The area code to call Mauritania is +222.

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