Best time to visit Mekele, Ethiopia

The best time to visit Mekele in Ethiopia is from january until june and september until december, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in Mekele is 27°C in june and the lowest is 21°C in december.

The average climate figure for Mekele is an 8,5. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.


Mekele has the semi-arid climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Mekele 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 Mekele per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
22°C 24°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 23°C 23°C 25°C 24°C 22°C 21°C
8
mm
14
mm
38
mm
29
mm
25
mm
42
mm
176
mm
239
mm
37
mm
13
mm
19
mm
5
mm


Climate Mekele

Mekele 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 Mekele 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 Mekele

 
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 24°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 23°C 23°C 25°C 24°C 22°C 21°C
Night 11°C 13°C 15°C 15°C 17°C 17°C 16°C 15°C 15°C 14°C 12°C 11°C
Precip 8
mm
14
mm
38
mm
29
mm
25
mm
42
mm
176
mm
239
mm
37
mm
13
mm
19
mm
5
mm
Rain
days
6 5 11 11 7 11 28 29 11 4 6 4
Dry
days
25 23 20 19 24 19 3 2 19 27 24 27
Sun hours
per day
10 10 10 10 12 11 9 9 10 9 7 8
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 2
UV-index 5 5 6 6 6 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
 

Weather Mekele january

On average, it is maximum 22° in january in Mekele and at least around 11° degrees. In january there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 8 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Mekele.

Weather Mekele february

On average, it is maximum 24° in february in Mekele and at least around 13° degrees. In february there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 14 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Mekele.

Weather Mekele march

On average, it is maximum 25° in march in Mekele and at least around 15° degrees. In march there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 38 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Mekele.

Weather Mekele april

On average, it is maximum 26° in april in Mekele and at least around 15° degrees. In april there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 29 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Mekele.

Weather Mekele may

On average, it is maximum 26° in may in Mekele and at least around 17° degrees. In may there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 25 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month in Mekele.

Weather Mekele june

On average, it is maximum 27° in june in Mekele and at least around 17° degrees. In june there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 42 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Mekele.

Weather Mekele july

On average, it is maximum 23° in july in Mekele and at least around 16° degrees. In july there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 176 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Mekele.

Weather Mekele august

On average, it is maximum 23° in august in Mekele and at least around 15° degrees. In august there are 29 days of rainfall with a total of 239 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in Mekele.

Weather Mekele september

On average, it is maximum 25° in september in Mekele and at least around 15° degrees. In september there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 37 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Mekele.

Weather Mekele october

On average, it is maximum 24° in october in Mekele and at least around 14° degrees. In october there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 13 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Mekele.

Weather Mekele november

On average, it is maximum 22° in november in Mekele and at least around 12° degrees. In november there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 19 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month in Mekele.

Weather Mekele december

On average, it is maximum 21° in december in Mekele and at least around 11° degrees. In december there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 5 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Mekele.

14 day weather forecast Mekele

The weather for Mekele in Ethiopia will be 25° till 23° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Mo
8 Mar
Licht bewolkt 24°C 12°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 10
Tu
9 Mar
Licht bewolkt 25°C 14°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 11
We
10 Mar
Licht bewolkt 25°C 14°C 0 mm 0% 6m/s 10
Th
11 Mar
Wisselend bewolkt 24°C 14°C 0 mm 0% 6m/s 4
Fr
12 Mar
Helder 25°C 14°C 0 mm 0% 6m/s 11
Sa
13 Mar
Licht bewolkt 24°C 13°C 0 mm 0% 7m/s 6
Su
14 Mar
Licht bewolkt 25°C 14°C 0 mm 0% 9m/s 10

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Mo
15 Mar
Helder 25°C 15°C 0 mm 0% 8m/s 11
Tu
16 Mar
Licht bewolkt 28°C 14°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 8
We
17 Mar
Wisselend bewolkt 26°C 16°C 0.4 mm 15% 5m/s 10
Th
18 Mar
Bewolkt 24°C 14°C 1.1 mm 25% 3m/s 1
Fr
19 Mar
Licht bewolkt 23°C 14°C 1.3 mm 30% 5m/s 4
Sa
20 Mar
Licht bewolkt 23°C 14°C 0.1 mm 20% 7m/s 4
Su
21 Mar
Wisselend bewolkt 23°C 14°C 0.6 mm 15% 6m/s 4

Weather experiences Mekele

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Vacation Mekele

Hotels and apartments in Mekele

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Flight tickets to Mekele

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

  • Asmara International Airport (209 km)
    Asmara
  • Massawa International Airport (242 km)
    Massawa

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About Mekele

Mekele lies in Ethiopia in the province Tigray and the population consists of 95.856 inhabitants. If you want to call Mekele 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.

Mekele is in a straight line at 5.507 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 7 hours40.

The coordinates of Mekele, Ethiopia are latitude: 13.496667 en longitude: 39.475278

The GPS coordinates are N 13° 29' 48.1200" en E 39° 28' 31.0800"

Currency Mekele

In Mekele 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 Mekele

In Mekele it is now 21:28 o’clock in the evening on monday 8 march 2021. That is 8 hour later than in United States. The time zone of Mekele is Africa/Addis_Ababa and the Greenwich time is UTC+03.

Vaccinations Mekele

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 Mekele.

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