Somalia
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Somalia

To go to Somalia, the best time to visit is January through December. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In Somalia, March is the warmest month with 87°F and the most cold month is 81°F in July.

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

Climate Somalia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 86 86 87 87 86 83 81 81 82 84 85 86
Precipitation (inch) 0 0 1 20 15 9 9 7 4 11 19 7

Weather data from: Mogadishu




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Somalia weather

The weather for Somalia over the next 14 days will be 79°F till 82° with several days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Somalia is based on the weather in Mogadishu.

5-day weather forecast Somalia

Weather
Max/min
Rain
Wind
Thursday
6 october
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81°F
77°F
0.1 in
8 m/s
Friday
7 october
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81°F
77°F
0 in
7 m/s
Saturday
8 october
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79°F
77°F
0.7 in
7 m/s
Sunday
9 october
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81°F
77°F
0.2 in
7 m/s
Monday
10 october
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81°F
77°F
0.5 in
7 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Somalia


Climate Somalia

Somalia 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 Somalia is 55° degrees and there is about 104 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 165 days a year with an average humidity of 75% and an UV-index of 7.

Somalia

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 86 86 87 87 86 83 81 81 82 84 85 86
Night temp. (°F) 77 77 79 81 80 78 77 76 77 78 79 78
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 0 0 1 20 15 9 9 7 4 11 19 7
Days with rain 1 - 4 15 19 16 19 15 9 12 15 7
Dry days 30 28 27 15 12 14 12 16 21 19 15 24
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 10 10 11 11 10 10 10 9 9 9 9
Wind force (Bft) 5 5 4 3 4 4 5 4 4 3 3 4
UV-index 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7

Weather data from: Mogadishu

Somalia weather by month

What is the average Somalia 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 Somalia?

Somalia lies in a straight line about 7,513 miles from United States (New York → Mogadishu).

How long is the flight to Somalia?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Somalia is approximately 19 h. 20 min.

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What are the largest airports in Somalia?

These are the largest airports in Somalia:

  • Aden Adde International Airport (MGQ) in Mogadishu
  • Berbera Airport (BBO) in Berbera
  • Egal International Airport (HGA)

How many inhabitants does Somalia have?

Somalia has 14,742,523 inhabitants.

How big is Somalia?

The surface area of Somalia is 396,240 mi². It is 2x bigger than United States.

What is the capital of Somalia?

The capital of Somalia is Mogadishu.

What is the currency of Somalia?

In Somalia, the Somali shilling (SOS) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 6 October 2022

  • 1 US dollar = 581.00 Somali shilling
  • 1 Somali shilling = 0.002 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 58,100.02 Somali shilling
  • 100 Somali shilling = 0.17 US dollar

What is the area code of Somalia?

The area code to call Somalia is +252.