Yemen weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Yemen

The best time to visit in Yemen is from January until December, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Yemen is 27°C in June and the lowest is 20°C in January.

Yemen has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Yemen or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Yemen by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 20 22 23 23 25 27 26 25 25 23 21 20
Precipitation (mm) 9 17 56 93 57 27 79 101 16 5 11 5
Climate data from city: Sanaa

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14 day weather forecast Yemen

The weather for in Yemen will be 22° till 20° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

The weather forecast for Yemen is based on the weather conditions in the city of Sanaa.

Weather forecast this week

Saturday 16 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
15°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 0
Sunday 17 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
13°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 5
Monday 18 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
13°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 3
Tuesday 19 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
14°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 3
Wednesday 20 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
13°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 4
Thursday 21 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
13°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 3
Friday 22 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
12°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 7

Weather forecast next week

Saturday 23 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
11°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 7
Sunday 24 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
10°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 9
Monday 25 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
11°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 9
Tuesday 26 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
11°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 5
Wednesday 27 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
10°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 5
Thursday 28 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
10°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 5
Friday 29 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
10°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 5

Climate Yemen

Yemen has the desert climate prevailing. 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 Yemen is 23° degrees and there is about 477 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 177 days a year with an average humidity of 39% and an UV-index of 5.

Climate table of Yemen

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 20 22 23 23 25 27 26 25 25 23 21 20
Night temp. (°C) 9 11 13 15 17 18 19 18 16 13 11 9
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 9 17 56 93 57 27 79 101 16 5 11 5
Days with rain 6 7 18 19 12 11 26 23 8 2 5 4
Dry days 25 21 13 11 19 19 5 8 22 29 25 27
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 8 10 10 12 12 12 12 12 11 10 8 7
Wind force (Bft) 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 5 5 5 5 6 6 5 6 5 5 4 4
Climate data from city: Sanaa

Yemen weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Yemen? 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 Yemen?

Yemen lies in a straight line about 11,405 km from United States (New York → Sanaa).

How long is the flight to Yemen?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Yemen is approximately 18 hours.

What are the largest airports in Yemen?

These are the largest airports in Yemen:

  • Sana'a International Airport – Sanaa
  • Aden International Airport – Aden
  • Ta'izz International Airport – Ta‘izz
  • Sayun International Airport – Say’ūn

How many inhabitants are there in Yemen?

Yemen has approximately 28,250,000 inhabitants.

How big is Yemen?

The area of Yemen is around 527,970 km². It is 2,5x bigger than United States.

What is the capital of Yemen?

The capital of Yemen is Sanaa.

What is the currency of Yemen?

In Yemen the Yemeni rial (YER) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 16 October 2021

  • 1 Yemeni rial = 250.32 US dollar
  • 1 US dollar = 0.004 Yemeni rial
  • 10 Yemeni rial = 2,503.25 US dollar
  • 10 US dollar = 0.040 Yemeni rial
  • 100 Yemeni rial = 25,032.50 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 0.40 Yemeni rial

What is the area code of Yemen?

The area code to call Yemen is +967.