Libya
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Libya

To go to Libya, the best time to visit is February through June and September through December. In this period you have a hot temperature and almost no precipitation. In Libya, July is the warmest month with 92°F and the most cold month is 63°F in January.

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In the table below you can quickly see the average weather per month in Libya, the monthly temperature or when precipitation is highest. The monthly average climate data is based on data from the last 30 years.

Climate Libya by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 63 64 69 76 81 87 92 92 89 83 74 65
Precipitation (inch) 9 9 6 2 2 2 0 0 3 7 7 11

Weather data from: Tripoli




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Libya weather

The weather for Libya over the next 14 days will be 75°F till 84° with a couple of days chance of light rain showers. The water temperature will be 79°F.

The weather forecast for Libya is based on the weather in Tripoli.

5-day weather forecast Libya

Weather
Max/min
Water
Rain
Wind
Monday
3 october
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79°F
73°F
79°F
0 in
5 m/s
Tuesday
4 october
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79°F
75°F
79°F
0 in
5 m/s
Wednesday
5 october
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77°F
73°F
79°F
0.5 in
7 m/s
Thursday
6 october
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77°F
73°F
79°F
1.1 in
8 m/s
Friday
7 october
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77°F
72°F
79°F
0 in
6 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Libya


Climate Libya

Libya has a desert climate. The daytime temperature is warm to hot, while it can also be cold at night. You won't have rain here anytime soon. The average annual temperature for Libya is 48° degrees and there is about 58 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 273 days a year with an average humidity of 53% and an UV-index of 6.

Libya

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 63 64 69 76 81 87 92 92 89 83 74 65
Night temp. (°F) 52 52 56 61 67 73 78 79 77 72 63 55
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 9 9 6 2 2 2 0 0 3 7 7 11
Days with rain 9 8 9 5 4 2 1 1 5 6 8 11
Dry days 22 20 22 25 27 28 30 30 25 25 22 20
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 9 9 10 10 11 10 10 10 10 9 9
Wind force (Bft) 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 4 4 5 6 6 7 7 7 7 6 5 4

Weather data from: Tripoli

Libya weather by month

What is the average Libya weather like in a given month? 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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Frequently asked questions

Where is Libya?

Libya lies in a straight line about 5,116 miles from United States (New York → Tripoli).

How long is the flight to Libya?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Libya is approximately 14 h. 10 min.

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What are the largest airports in Libya?

These are the largest airports in Libya:

  • Mitiga Airport (MJI) in Tripoli
  • Tripoli International Airport (TIP) in Tripoli
  • Benina International Airport (BEN) in Benghazi
  • Sabha Airport (SEB) in Sabhā
  • Ghat Airport (GHT) in Ghāt
  • La Abraq Airport (LAQ) in Al Bayḑā’
  • Gardabya Airport (SRX)
  • Kufra Airport (AKF)
  • Ghadames East Airport (LTD)

How many inhabitants does Libya have?

Libya has 6,374,616 inhabitants.

How big is Libya?

The surface area of Libya is 1,093,378 mi². It is 4,5x bigger than United States.

What is the capital of Libya?

The capital of Libya is Tripoli.

What is the currency of Libya?

In Libya, the Libyan dinar (LYD) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 3 October 2022

  • 1 US dollar = 1.35 Libyan dinar
  • 1 Libyan dinar = 0.74 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 134.91 Libyan dinar
  • 100 Libyan dinar = 74.12 US dollar

What is the area code of Libya?

The area code to call Libya is +218.