Best time to visit Massawa, Eritrea

The best time to visit Massawa 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 Massawa is 31°C in june and the lowest is 23°C in december. The water temperature is between 28°C and 34°C.

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

Massawa has the semi-arid climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Massawa 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 Massawa 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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8
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Climate Massawa

Massawa 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 Massawa 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 Massawa

 
Day
Night
Water
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
Water 28°C 28°C 29°C 30°C 31°C 31°C 34°C 34°C 33°C 34°C 31°C 29°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 Massawa january

On average, it is maximum 24° in january in Massawa and at least around 14° degrees. The sea temperature is around 28° 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 Massawa.

Climate Massawa february

On average, it is maximum 26° in february in Massawa and at least around 15° degrees. The sea temperature is around 28° 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 Massawa.

Climate Massawa march

On average, it is maximum 27° in march in Massawa and at least around 17° degrees. The sea temperature is around 29° 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 Massawa.

Climate Massawa april

On average, it is maximum 29° in april in Massawa and at least around 19° degrees. The sea temperature is around 30° 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 Massawa.

Climate Massawa may

On average, it is maximum 30° in may in Massawa and at least around 20° degrees. The sea temperature is around 31° 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 Massawa.

Climate Massawa june

On average, it is maximum 31° in june in Massawa and at least around 21° degrees. The sea temperature is around 31° 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 Massawa.

Climate Massawa july

On average, it is maximum 29° in july in Massawa and at least around 21° degrees. The sea temperature is around 34° 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 Massawa.

Climate Massawa august

On average, it is maximum 28° in august in Massawa and at least around 21° degrees. The sea temperature is around 34° 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 Massawa.

Climate Massawa september

On average, it is maximum 30° in september in Massawa and at least around 19° degrees. The sea temperature is around 33° 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 Massawa.

Climate Massawa october

On average, it is maximum 27° in october in Massawa and at least around 17° degrees. The sea temperature is around 34° 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 Massawa.

Climate Massawa november

On average, it is maximum 25° in november in Massawa and at least around 16° degrees. The sea temperature is around 31° 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 Massawa.

Climate Massawa december

On average, it is maximum 23° in december in Massawa and at least around 14° degrees. The sea temperature is around 29° 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 Massawa.

14 day weather forecast Massawa

The weather for Massawa in Eritrea will be around 39° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Fr
14 Aug
Gespreide bewolking 38°C 33°C 28°C 0.6 mm 15% 2m/s 10
Sa
15 Aug
Broken wolken 38°C 32°C 28°C 1.9 mm 40% 3m/s 9
Su
16 Aug
Gespreide bewolking 40°C 32°C 28°C 0.1 mm 20% 3m/s 12
Mo
17 Aug
Bewolkt 39°C 33°C 28°C 0.1 mm 20% 2m/s 6
Tu
18 Aug
Bewolkt 40°C 35°C 28°C 0.1 mm 20% 3m/s 6
We
19 Aug
Bewolkt 39°C 34°C 28°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 4
Th
20 Aug
Broken wolken 39°C 32°C 28°C 0.3 mm 10% 3m/s 7

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Fr
21 Aug
Bewolkt 38°C 33°C 28°C 0.4 mm 15% 2m/s 4
Sa
22 Aug
Broken wolken 39°C 33°C 28°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 6
Su
23 Aug
Broken wolken 40°C 33°C 28°C 0.1 mm 20% 2m/s 9
Mo
24 Aug
Gespreide bewolking 38°C 34°C 28°C 0.3 mm 10% 2m/s 3
Tu
25 Aug
Broken wolken 39°C 32°C 28°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 2
We
26 Aug
Bewolkt 38°C 33°C 28°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 2
Th
27 Aug
Broken wolken 38°C 32°C 28°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 2

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Vacation Massawa

Hotels and apartments in Massawa

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Flight tickets to Massawa

The 2 nearest airports to Massawa you can fly to are:

  • Massawa International Airport (13 km)
    Massawa
  • Asmara International Airport (70 km)
    Asmara

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About Massawa

Massawa lies in Eritrea in the province Semēnawī K’eyih Bahrī and the population consists of 142.564 inhabitants. If you want to call Massawa 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.

Massawa is in a straight line at 5.308 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 7 hours25.

The coordinates of Massawa, Eritrea are latitude: 15.60811 en longitude: 39.474554

The GPS coordinates are N 15° 36' 29.1600" en E 39° 28' 28.5600"

Currency Massawa

In Massawa the Eritrean nakfa is used to pay.

Exchange rate Eritrean nakfa (ERN) 14 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 = 1.500,00 Eritrean nakfa

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Time difference Massawa

In Massawa it is now 23:56 o’clock in the evening on friday 14 august 2020. That is 7 hour later than in United States. The time zone of Massawa is Africa/Asmera and the Greenwich time is UTC+03.

Vaccinations Massawa

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 Massawa.

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