Best time to visit, weather and climate Addis Ababa

Best time to visit Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The best time to visit Addis Ababa in Ethiopia is from january until july and september until december, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Addis Ababa is 24°C in march and the lowest is 19°C in august.

The average climate figure for Addis Ababa is an 8,0. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.


Addis Ababa has the moderate climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Addis Ababa 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 Addis Ababa per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
22°C 23°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 20°C 19°C 20°C 21°C 21°C 21°C
5
mm
15
mm
40
mm
46
mm
46
mm
70
mm
143
mm
146
mm
63
mm
14
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7
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3
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Climate Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa has the moderate climate prevailing. There is a lot of rainfall in the summer, and in the winter it is quite dry again. The average annual temperature for Addis Ababa is 22° degrees and there is about 600 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 163 days a year with an average humidity of 64% and an UV-index of 5.


Climate Addis Ababa

 
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 22°C 23°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 20°C 19°C 20°C 21°C 21°C 21°C
Night 8°C 10°C 11°C 11°C 11°C 12°C 11°C 11°C 9°C 7°C 7°C 7°C
Precip 5
mm
15
mm
40
mm
46
mm
46
mm
70
mm
143
mm
146
mm
63
mm
14
mm
7
mm
3
mm
Rain
days
4 8 12 17 14 19 31 31 21 5 5 3
Dry
days
27 20 19 13 17 11 0 0 9 26 25 28
Sun hours
per day
10 10 10 10 10 10 9 9 10 10 10 10
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 2 2 2
UV-index 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 4
 

Weather Addis Ababa january

On average, it is maximum 22° in january in Addis Ababa and at least around 8° degrees. In january there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 5 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Addis Ababa.

Weather Addis Ababa february

On average, it is maximum 23° in february in Addis Ababa and at least around 10° degrees. In february there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 15 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Addis Ababa.

Weather Addis Ababa march

On average, it is maximum 24° in march in Addis Ababa and at least around 11° degrees. In march there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 40 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Addis Ababa.

Weather Addis Ababa april

On average, it is maximum 23° in april in Addis Ababa and at least around 11° degrees. In april there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 46 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Addis Ababa.

Weather Addis Ababa may

On average, it is maximum 23° in may in Addis Ababa and at least around 11° degrees. In may there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 46 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Addis Ababa.

Weather Addis Ababa june

On average, it is maximum 23° in june in Addis Ababa and at least around 12° degrees. In june there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 70 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in Addis Ababa.

Weather Addis Ababa july

On average, it is maximum 20° in july in Addis Ababa and at least around 11° degrees. In july there are 31 days of rainfall with a total of 143 mm

Weather Addis Ababa august

On average, it is maximum 19° in august in Addis Ababa and at least around 11° degrees. In august there are 31 days of rainfall with a total of 146 mm

Weather Addis Ababa september

On average, it is maximum 20° in september in Addis Ababa and at least around 9° degrees. In september there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 63 mm and the it will be dry 9 days this month in Addis Ababa.

Weather Addis Ababa october

On average, it is maximum 21° in october in Addis Ababa and at least around 7° degrees. In october there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 14 mm and the it will be dry 26 days this month in Addis Ababa.

Weather Addis Ababa november

On average, it is maximum 21° in november in Addis Ababa and at least around 7° degrees. In november there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 7 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Addis Ababa.

Weather Addis Ababa december

On average, it is maximum 21° in december in Addis Ababa and at least around 7° degrees. In december there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 3 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Addis Ababa.

14 day weather forecast Addis Ababa

The weather for Addis Ababa in Ethiopia will be 25° till 23° degrees in the next 14 days with a few 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
Mo
8 Mar
Licht bewolkt 25°C 12°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 11
Tu
9 Mar
Licht bewolkt 25°C 13°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 11
We
10 Mar
Bewolkt 25°C 13°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 4
Th
11 Mar
Wisselend bewolkt 24°C 14°C 0.3 mm 10% 3m/s 10
Fr
12 Mar
Overwegend bewolkt 22°C 14°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 7
Sa
13 Mar
Licht bewolkt 26°C 13°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 10
Su
14 Mar
Overwegend bewolkt 25°C 13°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 7

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Mo
15 Mar
Overwegend bewolkt 26°C 13°C 0.1 mm 20% 3m/s 8
Tu
16 Mar
Overwegend bewolkt 25°C 13°C 0.3 mm 10% 2m/s 5
We
17 Mar
Bewolkt 25°C 14°C 0.1 mm 20% 2m/s 5
Th
18 Mar
Lichte regen 22°C 14°C 6.6 mm 70% 2m/s 2
Fr
19 Mar
Bewolkt 23°C 13°C 2.9 mm 50% 2m/s 1
Sa
20 Mar
Lichte regen 22°C 13°C 6.1 mm 65% 3m/s 2
Su
21 Mar
Licht bewolkt 23°C 13°C 0.1 mm 20% 3m/s 4

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Flight tickets to Addis Ababa

The nearest airport to Addis Ababa that you can fly to is:

  • Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (8 km)
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About Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa lies in Ethiopia in the province Ādīs Ābeba and the population consists of 3.100.000 inhabitants. If you want to call Addis Ababa you have to use +251 or 00251 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 +2515012457809 or 002515012457809.

Addis Ababa is in a straight line at 5.897 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 8 hours10.

The coordinates of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia are latitude: 9.024325 en longitude: 38.749226

The GPS coordinates are N 9° 1' 27.4800" en E 38° 44' 57.1200"

Currency Addis Ababa

In Addis Ababa the Ethiopian birr is used to pay.

Exchange rate Ethiopian birr (ETB) 8 march 2021

1 Ethiopian birr = 0,03 United States dollar
100 Ethiopian birr = 2,63 United States dollar

1 United States dollar = 38,04 Ethiopian birr
100 United States dollar = 3.804,41 Ethiopian birr

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Time difference Addis Ababa

In Addis Ababa it is now 21:11 o’clock in the evening on monday 8 march 2021. That is 8 hour later than in United States. The time zone of Addis Ababa is Africa/Addis_Ababa and the Greenwich time is UTC+03.

Vaccinations Addis Ababa

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 Addis Ababa.

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