Climate and Average Weather Year Round in Djibouti

We show the climate in Djibouti by comparing the average weather in 2 representative places: Djibouti and 'Ali Sabieh.

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'Ali Sabieh

Average High and Low Temperature in Djibouti

Average High and Low Temperature in DjiboutiJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec60°F60°F65°F65°F70°F70°F75°F75°F80°F80°F85°F85°F90°F90°F95°F95°F100°F100°F105°F105°F927410683836310182NowNowDjiboutiDjibouti'Ali Sabieh'Ali Sabieh
The daily average high and low air temperature at 2 meters above the ground.
Djibouti 83°F84°F86°F90°F95°F101°F106°F104°F98°F91°F87°F85°F
'Ali Sabieh 82°F83°F86°F89°F93°F98°F101°F99°F94°F89°F85°F82°F
Djibouti 74°F75°F78°F81°F85°F89°F92°F91°F87°F82°F77°F75°F
'Ali Sabieh 63°F65°F68°F72°F75°F80°F82°F81°F77°F70°F66°F63°F


Average Hourly Temperature in DjiboutiJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowwarmwarmhotswelteringcomfortable

'Ali Sabieh

Average Hourly Temperature in 'Ali SabiehJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowcoolcoolcomfortablecomfortablecomfortablewarmhotswelteringhot
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Chance of Clearer Skies in Djibouti

Chance of Clearer Skies in DjiboutiJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%723136NowNowDjiboutiDjibouti'Ali Sabieh'Ali Sabieh
The percentage of time the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy (i.e., less than 60% of the sky is covered by clouds).
Clearer SkiesJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Djibouti 62%62%60%52%34%36%41%49%47%63%72%67%
'Ali Sabieh 60%60%57%50%39%41%42%50%51%64%70%64%

Daily Chance of Precipitation in Djibouti

Daily Chance of Precipitation in DjiboutiJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%21227NowNowDjiboutiDjibouti'Ali Sabieh'Ali Sabieh
The percentage of days in which precipitation is observed, excluding trace quantities.
Days of Precip.JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Djibouti 0.9d1.6d4.1d5.5d3.1d1.0d2.4d3.4d3.1d1.8d1.2d1.2d
'Ali Sabieh 1.0d1.8d5.3d6.7d3.8d1.6d5.8d7.5d4.1d1.9d1.3d1.2d

Average Monthly Rainfall in Djibouti

Average Monthly Rainfall in DjiboutiJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0.0 in0.0 in0.5 in0.5 in1.0 in1.0 in1.5 in1.5 in2.0 in2.0 in1.'Ali Sabieh'Ali Sabieh
The average rainfall accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question.
Djibouti 0.3″0.4″0.9″1.4″0.8″0.2″0.4″0.7″0.6″0.5″0.4″0.3″
'Ali Sabieh 0.3″0.4″1.1″1.6″0.8″0.3″0.9″1.4″0.8″0.5″0.4″0.4″

Hours of Daylight in Djibouti

Hours of Daylight in DjiboutiJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec4 hr4 hr6 hr6 hr8 hr8 hr10 hr10 hr12 hr12 hr14 hr14 hr16 hr16 hr18 hr18 hr20 hr20 hr12.811.4NowNowDjiboutiDjibouti'Ali Sabieh'Ali Sabieh
The number of hours during which the Sun is at least partly above the horizon.
Djibouti 11.5h11.8h12.1h12.4h12.7h12.8h12.7h12.5h12.2h11.9h11.6h11.5h
'Ali Sabieh 11.6h11.8h12.1h12.4h12.6h12.8h12.7h12.5h12.2h11.9h11.6h11.5h

Chance of Muggy Conditions in Djibouti

Chance of Muggy Conditions in DjiboutiJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%99898319NowNowDjiboutiDjibouti'Ali Sabieh'Ali Sabieh
The percentage of time that is muggy, oppressive, or miserable (i.e., a dew point greater than 65°F).
Muggy daysJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Djibouti 28.0d25.9d29.9d29.6d30.5d28.6d28.5d29.8d29.6d30.1d28.8d28.7d
'Ali Sabieh 8.1d10.7d19.7d24.3d23.0d12.5d9.4d16.0d21.4d16.6d11.1d7.7d

Average Wind Speed in Djibouti

Average Wind Speed in DjiboutiJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph0 mph2 mph2 mph4 mph4 mph6 mph6 mph8 mph8 mph10 mph10 mph12 mph12 mph14 mph14 mph12.96.813.87.9NowNowDjiboutiDjibouti'Ali Sabieh'Ali Sabieh
The average of mean hourly wind speeds at 10 meters above the ground.
Wind Speed (mph)JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Djibouti 12.712.
'Ali Sabieh 13.713.512.911.08.49.611.911.48.610.712.513.2

Average Water Temperature in Djibouti

Average Water Temperature in DjiboutiJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec78°F78°F80°F80°F82°F82°F84°F84°F86°F86°F88°F88°F8879NowNowDjiboutiDjibouti'Ali Sabieh'Ali Sabieh
The daily average wide-area surface water temperature.
Water Temp.JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Djibouti 79°F79°F81°F84°F87°F87°F86°F86°F87°F87°F84°F81°F
'Ali Sabieh 79°F79°F81°F84°F87°F87°F86°F86°F87°F87°F84°F81°F

Tourism Score in Djibouti

Tourism Score in DjiboutiJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810106.'Ali Sabieh'Ali Sabieh
The tourism score, which favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F.

Beach/Pool Score in Djibouti

Beach/Pool Score in DjiboutiJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810108.'Ali Sabieh'Ali Sabieh
The beach/pool score, which favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F.

Growing Season in Djibouti

Growing Season in DjiboutiJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%20%20%40%40%60%60%80%80%100%100%NowNowDjiboutiDjibouti'Ali Sabieh'Ali Sabieh
The percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season, defined as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

Growing Degree Days in Djibouti

Growing Degree Days in DjiboutiJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec2,000°F2,000°F4,000°F4,000°F6,000°F6,000°F8,000°F8,000°F10,000°F10,000°F12,000°F12,000°FNowNowDjiboutiDjibouti'Ali Sabieh'Ali Sabieh
The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of the year, where growing degree days are defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature (50°F in this case).

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in Djibouti

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in DjiboutiJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh7.05.8NowNowDjiboutiDjibouti'Ali Sabieh'Ali Sabieh
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter.
Solar Energy (kWh)JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
'Ali Sabieh

This report illustrates the typical weather for Djibouti and 'Ali Sabieh year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

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