Best time to visit Eritrea
The best time to visit in Eritrea 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 Eritrea is 31°C in June and the lowest is 23°C in December.
Eritrea has the semi-arid climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Eritrea 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 weather Eritrea by month
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14 day weather forecast Eritrea
The weather for in Eritrea will be 23° till 22° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.
The weather forecast for Eritrea is based on the weather conditions in the city of Asmara.
Weather forecast this week
|Tuesday 19 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||5 m/s||0|
|Wednesday 20 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0.1 mm||20%||4 m/s||9|
|Thursday 21 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0.1 mm||20%||4 m/s||7|
|Friday 22 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0.1 mm||20%||4 m/s||9|
|Saturday 23 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||4 m/s||9|
|Sunday 24 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0.6 mm||15%||3 m/s||9|
|Monday 25 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|1.7 mm||35%||3 m/s||9|
Weather forecast next week
|Tuesday 26 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|2.6 mm||45%||3 m/s||9|
|Wednesday 27 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|7.6 mm||70%||3 m/s||4|
|Thursday 28 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|8.3 mm||75%||3 m/s||9|
|Friday 29 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|1.5 mm||60%||3 m/s||4|
|Saturday 30 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0.7 mm||20%||2 m/s||4|
|Sunday 31 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0.3 mm||10%||2 m/s||4|
|Monday 1 Nov||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||2 m/s||4|
Eritrea has the semi-arid climate prevailing. It is warm to hot all year round and trees don't grow here because of the drought. It consists mainly of sand with grasses and sometimes shrubs. The average annual temperature for Eritrea is 27° degrees and there is about 483 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 185 days a year with an average humidity of 51% and an UV-index of 6.
Climate table of Eritrea
|Day temp. (°C)||24||26||27||29||30||31||29||28||30||27||25||23|
|Night temp. (°C)||14||15||17||19||20||21||21||21||19||17||16||14|
|Days with rain||5||5||12||13||9||9||26||24||8||7||8||6|
|Sun hours per day||10||10||10||10||12||12||10||10||10||9||7||8|
|Wind force (Bft)||2||2||2||2||2||2||2||2||2||2||2||2|
Eritrea weather by month
What is the average weather like in a given month for Eritrea? 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 places in Eritrea
- Adi Sceca
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- Adi Ferti
- Adi Guba
- Enda Daka
- Adi Keyh
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- Adi Tzalo
- Adi Contzi
- Addi Kares
- Geza Keren
- Datoi Sima
- Gaza Zelemin
- Abbi Adi
- Ad Taula
- Ādī K’orē
- Ādī Mengodtī
- Keber We’et
- Ad Deka Takla
- Ādī Sahlay
- Chessad Dahrē
- Tukul’ Embayle
- Adi Keyikh
- Kerkebet Amalayt
- Tukul’ Massaylale
- Addi Shaga
Frequently asked questions
Where is Eritrea?
Eritrea lies in a straight line about 10,801 km from United States (New York → Asmara).
How long is the flight to Eritrea?
The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Eritrea is approximately 17 h. 40 min.
What are the largest airports in Eritrea?
These are the largest airports in Eritrea:
How many inhabitants are there in Eritrea?
Eritrea has approximately 5,068,831 inhabitants.
How big is Eritrea?
The area of Eritrea is around 121,320 km². It is 2,5x smaller than United States.
What is the capital of Eritrea?
The capital of Eritrea is Asmara.
What is the currency of Eritrea?
In Eritrea the Eritrean nakfa (ERN) is used to pay.
Exchange rates on 19 October 2021
- 1 Eritrean nakfa = 15.00 US dollar
- 1 US dollar = 0.067 Eritrean nakfa
- 10 Eritrean nakfa = 150.00 US dollar
- 10 US dollar = 0.67 Eritrean nakfa
- 100 Eritrean nakfa = 1,499.99 US dollar
- 100 US dollar = 6.67 Eritrean nakfa
What is the area code of Eritrea?
The area code to call Eritrea is +291.