Climate Somalia

Somalia 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 Somalia is 29° degrees and there is about 265 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 165 days a year with an average humidity of 75% and an UV-index of 7.

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Climate Somalia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 30 30 31 31 30 29 27 27 28 29 30 30
Night temp. (°C) 25 25 26 27 27 26 25 25 25 26 26 26
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 1 1 3 51 39 24 24 18 9 29 49 17
Days with rain 1 - 4 15 19 16 19 15 9 12 15 7
Dry days 30 28 27 15 12 14 12 16 21 19 15 24
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 10 10 11 11 10 10 10 9 9 9 9
Wind force (Bft) 5 5 4 3 4 4 5 4 4 3 3 4
UV-index 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7

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Best time to visit Somalia

To go to Somalia, the best time to visit is January through December. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In Somalia, March is the warmest month with 31°C and the most cold month is 27°C in July.

Somalia weather by month

What is the average Somalia 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 Somalia?

Somalia lies in a straight line about 4,214 km from Pakistan (Islamabad → Mogadishu).

How long is the flight to Somalia?

The flight time from Jinnah International Airport to Somalia is approximately 4 h. 50 min.

What are the largest airports in Somalia?

These are the largest airports in Somalia:

  • Aden Adde International Airport (MGQ) in Mogadishu
  • Berbera Airport (BBO) in Berbera
  • Egal International Airport (HGA)

How many inhabitants does Somalia have?

Somalia has 14,742,523 inhabitants.

How big is Somalia?

The surface area of Somalia is 637,657 km². It is slightly smaller than Pakistan.

What is the capital of Somalia?

The capital of Somalia is Mogadishu.

What is the area code of Somalia?

The area code to call Somalia is +252.

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