Best time to visit Asmara, Eritrea

The best time to visit Asmara 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 Asmara is 31°C in june and the lowest is 23°C in december.

The average climate figure for Asmara is an 9,1. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Asmara has the semi-arid climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Asmara or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Asmara per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
24°C 26°C 27°C 29°C 30°C 31°C 29°C 28°C 30°C 27°C 25°C 23°C
9
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16
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35
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41
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34
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30
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111
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101
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24
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36
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38
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Climate Asmara

Asmara 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 Asmara 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 Asmara

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 24°C 26°C 27°C 29°C 30°C 31°C 29°C 28°C 30°C 27°C 25°C 23°C
Night 14°C 15°C 17°C 19°C 20°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 19°C 17°C 16°C 14°C
Precip 9
mm
16
mm
35
mm
41
mm
34
mm
30
mm
111
mm
101
mm
24
mm
36
mm
38
mm
8
mm
Rain
days
5 5 12 13 9 9 26 24 8 7 8 6
Dry
days
26 23 19 17 22 21 5 7 22 24 22 25
Sun hours
per day
10 10 10 10 12 12 10 10 10 9 7 8
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 5 6 6 6 7 7 6 6 6 6 5 5
 


Climate Asmara january

On average, it is maximum 24° in january in Asmara and at least around 14° degrees. In january there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 9 mm and the it will be dry 26 days this month in Asmara.

Climate Asmara february

On average, it is maximum 26° in february in Asmara and at least around 15° degrees. In february there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 16 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Asmara.

Climate Asmara march

On average, it is maximum 27° in march in Asmara and at least around 17° degrees. In march there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 35 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Asmara.

Climate Asmara april

On average, it is maximum 29° in april in Asmara and at least around 19° degrees. In april there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 41 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Asmara.

Climate Asmara may

On average, it is maximum 30° in may in Asmara and at least around 20° degrees. In may there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 34 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Asmara.

Climate Asmara june

On average, it is maximum 31° in june in Asmara and at least around 21° degrees. In june there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 30 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in Asmara.

Climate Asmara july

On average, it is maximum 29° in july in Asmara and at least around 21° degrees. In july there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 111 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Asmara.

Climate Asmara august

On average, it is maximum 28° in august in Asmara and at least around 21° degrees. In august there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 101 mm and the it will be dry 7 days this month in Asmara.

Climate Asmara september

On average, it is maximum 30° in september in Asmara and at least around 19° degrees. In september there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 24 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Asmara.

Climate Asmara october

On average, it is maximum 27° in october in Asmara and at least around 17° degrees. In october there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 36 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month in Asmara.

Climate Asmara november

On average, it is maximum 25° in november in Asmara and at least around 16° degrees. In november there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 38 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Asmara.

Climate Asmara december

On average, it is maximum 23° in december in Asmara and at least around 14° degrees. In december there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 8 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Asmara.

14 day weather forecast Asmara

The weather for Asmara in Eritrea will be 25° till 26° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Tu
11 Aug
Bewolkt 24°C 17°C 0.9 mm 25% 3m/s 4
We
12 Aug
Enkele wolken 25°C 17°C 0.4 mm 10% 3m/s 11
Th
13 Aug
Regen 25°C 18°C 6.4 mm 70% 2m/s 7
Fr
14 Aug
Regen 25°C 17°C 9.3 mm 75% 3m/s 4
Sa
15 Aug
Broken wolken 25°C 17°C 3.9 mm 55% 3m/s 11
Su
16 Aug
Bewolkt 26°C 18°C 2.4 mm 45% 3m/s 4
Mo
17 Aug
Broken wolken 26°C 18°C 1.3 mm 30% 3m/s 5

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Tu
18 Aug
Onweer met regen 26°C 19°C 9.8 mm 75% 3m/s 4
We
19 Aug
Lichte Regen 26°C 18°C 10 mm 80% 3m/s 4
Th
20 Aug
Regen 25°C 18°C 6.3 mm 70% 4m/s 10
Fr
21 Aug
Bewolkt 25°C 18°C 1.4 mm 30% 2m/s 3
Sa
22 Aug
Bewolkt 25°C 18°C 0.2 mm 20% 2m/s 2
Su
23 Aug
Broken wolken 26°C 19°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 3
Mo
24 Aug
Bewolkt 26°C 20°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 2

Weather experiences Asmara

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Flight tickets to Asmara

The 3 nearest airports to Asmara you can fly to are:

  • Asmara International Airport (6 km)
    Asmara
  • Massawa International Airport (60 km)
    Massawa
  • Kassala Airport (279 km)
    Kassala

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About Asmara

Asmara lies in Eritrea in the province Ma’ākel and the population consists of 620.802 inhabitants. If you want to call Asmara you have to use +291 or 00291 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +2915012457809 or 002915012457809.

Asmara is in a straight line at 5.303 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 7 hours25.

The coordinates of Asmara, Eritrea are latitude: 15.338046 en longitude: 38.93184

The GPS coordinates are N 15° 20' 16.8000" en E 38° 55' 54.4800"

Currency Asmara

In Asmara the Eritrean nakfa is used to pay.

Exchange rate Eritrean nakfa (ERN) 11 august 2020

1 Eritrean nakfa = 0,07 United States dollar
100 Eritrean nakfa = 6,67 United States dollar

1 United States dollar = 15,00 Eritrean nakfa
100 United States dollar = 1.499,98 Eritrean nakfa

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Time difference Asmara

In Asmara it is now 10:08 o’clock in the morning on tuesday 11 august 2020. That is 7 hour later than in United States. The time zone of Asmara is Africa/Asmera and the Greenwich time is UTC+03.

Vaccinations Asmara

Mandatory vaccinations

  • Cholera

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Gele koorts
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Asmara.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningitis of Meningokokkenziekte
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)