Climate South Sudan

South Sudan has a tropical savanna climate. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for South Sudan is 63° degrees and there is about 225 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 129 days a year with an average humidity of 56% and an UV-index of 7.

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Climate South Sudan by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 98 100 99 94 90 89 87 88 89 90 92 95
Night temp. (°F) 74 77 79 76 73 71 69 69 70 72 73 74
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 1 4 8 17 29 28 30 31 28 33 13 3
Days with rain 2 5 11 18 23 25 27 28 25 23 13 5
Dry days 29 23 20 12 8 5 4 3 5 8 17 26
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 10 10 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 10 10
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 2
UV-index 8 8 8 7 7 6 6 6 7 7 7 7

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Best time to visit South Sudan

To go to South Sudan, the best time to visit is May through October. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In South Sudan, February is the warmest month with 100°F and the most cold month is 87°F in July.

South Sudan weather by month

What is the average South Sudan 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 South Sudan?

South Sudan lies in a straight line about 6,804 miles from United States (New York → Juba).

How long is the flight to South Sudan?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to South Sudan is approximately 18 h. 30 min.

What are the largest airports in South Sudan?

These are the largest airports in South Sudan:

  • Malakal Airport (MAK) in Malakal
  • Wau Airport (WUU) in Wau
  • Juba International Airport (JUB) in Juba

How many inhabitants does South Sudan have?

South Sudan has 11,868,209 inhabitants.

How big is South Sudan?

The surface area of South Sudan is 385,110 mi². It is 2x bigger than United States.

What is the capital of South Sudan?

The capital of South Sudan is Juba.

What is the area code of South Sudan?

The area code to call South Sudan is +211.

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