Climate 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.

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Climate Western Sahara by 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

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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.

Western Sahara weather by month

What is the average Western Sahara 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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Popular cities and towns in Western Sahara

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Western Sahara?

Western Sahara lies in a straight line about 8,191 km from Pakistan (Islamabad → Western Sahara).

How long is the flight to Western Sahara?

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

What are the largest airports in Western Sahara?

These are the largest airports in Western Sahara:

  • Hassan I Airport (EUN) in El Aaiún
  • Smara Airport (SMW)
  • Dakhla Airport (VIL)

How many inhabitants does Western Sahara have?

Western Sahara has 552,628 inhabitants.

How big is Western Sahara?

The surface area of Western Sahara is 266,000 km². It is 3x smaller than Pakistan.

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