Western Sahara
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Western Sahara

To go to Western Sahara, the best time to visit is January through December. In this period you have a warm temperature and almost no precipitation. In Western Sahara, August is the warmest month with 87°F and the most cold month is 71°F in January.

In the table below you can quickly find the monthly average weather in Western Sahara, the monthly temperature or when it rains the most. Monthly averages are based on weather data from the last 30 years.

Climate Western Sahara by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 71 71 75 76 78 81 85 87 84 82 77 74
Precipitation (inch) 1 1 1 0 2 1 0 3 4 4 2 1



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Western Sahara weather

The weather for Western Sahara over the next 14 days will be 82°F till 100° with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.

5-day weather forecast Western Sahara

Weather
Max/min
Rain
Wind
Sunday
25 september
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97°F
79°F
0.2 in
7 m/s
Monday
26 september
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93°F
79°F
0.4 in
6 m/s
Tuesday
27 september
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95°F
75°F
1.3 in
11 m/s
Wednesday
28 september
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91°F
77°F
0 in
8 m/s
Thursday
29 september
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86°F
68°F
0 in
9 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Western Sahara


Climate Western Sahara

Western Sahara 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 Western Sahara is 49° degrees and there is about 20 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 318 days a year with an average humidity of 63% and an UV-index of 6.

Western Sahara

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 71 71 75 76 78 81 85 87 84 82 77 74
Night temp. (°F) 59 59 61 62 64 66 69 71 70 70 66 62
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 1 1 1 0 2 1 0 3 4 4 2 1
Days with rain 3 2 3 3 2 1 2 3 4 4 2 2
Dry days 28 26 28 27 29 29 29 28 26 27 28 29
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 9 9 9 10 11 10 10 10 9 9 8
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 4 4 3 3 4
UV-index 5 5 6 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 5

Western Sahara weather by month

What is the average Western Sahara 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 Western Sahara?

Western Sahara lies in a straight line about 3,664 miles from United States (New York → Western Sahara).

How long is the flight to Western Sahara?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Western Sahara is approximately 13 h. 40 min.

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What are the largest airports in Western Sahara?

These are the largest airports in Western Sahara:

  • Hassan I Airport (EUN) in El Aaiún
  • Smara Airport (SMW)
  • Dakhla Airport (VIL)

How many inhabitants does Western Sahara have?

Western Sahara has 552,628 inhabitants.

How big is Western Sahara?

The surface area of Western Sahara is 165,292 mi². It is slightly smaller than United States.

What is the currency of Western Sahara?

In Western Sahara, the Moroccan dirham (MAD) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 25 September 2022

  • 1 US dollar = 9.11 Moroccan dirham
  • 1 Moroccan dirham = 0.11 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 911.10 Moroccan dirham
  • 100 Moroccan dirham = 10.98 US dollar