Djibouti weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Djibouti

The best time to visit in Djibouti is from January until December, when you will have a pleasant till very hot temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Djibouti is 38°C in June and the lowest is 26°C in January.

Djibouti has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Djibouti 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 Djibouti by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 26 27 28 31 34 38 38 37 36 32 29 27
Precipitation (mm) 9 11 8 8 6 1 6 15 5 8 12 5
Climate data from city: Djibouti

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14 day weather forecast Djibouti

The weather for in Djibouti will be 29° till 25° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

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

Weather forecast this week

Monday 6 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
21°
28° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 2
Tuesday 7 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
22°
28° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 2
Wednesday 8 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
20°
28° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 2
Thursday 9 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
20°
28° 0.1 mm 20% 4 m/s 2
Friday 10 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
20°
28° 0.1 mm 20% 4 m/s 2
Saturday 11 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
20°
28° 0.1 mm 20% 5 m/s 2
Sunday 12 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
20°
28° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Monday 13 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
20°
28° 0.1 mm 20% 5 m/s 2
Tuesday 14 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
21°
28° 0.1 mm 20% 5 m/s 2
Wednesday 15 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
20°
28° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 2
Thursday 16 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
23°
28° 0.1 mm 20% 6 m/s 2
Friday 17 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
23°
28° 0.9 mm 25% 7 m/s 2
Saturday 18 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
24°
28° 3.8 mm 55% 8 m/s 2
Sunday 19 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
24°
28° 10.8 mm 80% 5 m/s 2

Climate Djibouti

Djibouti 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 Djibouti is 32° degrees and there is about 95 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 251 days a year with an average humidity of 61% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate table of Djibouti

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 26 27 28 31 34 38 38 37 36 32 29 27
Night temp. (°C) 22 22 24 25 28 31 32 31 30 26 25 23
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 9 11 8 8 6 1 6 15 5 8 12 5
Days with rain 8 7 8 5 4 1 5 9 4 4 7 5
Dry days 23 21 23 25 27 29 26 22 26 27 23 26
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 8 9 9 11 12 12 12 12 12 9 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 2 2 3 3
UV-index 6 6 7 7 8 8 8 8 8 7 7 6
Climate data from city: Djibouti

Djibouti weather by month

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

Djibouti lies in a straight line about 5,693 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Djibouti).

How long is the flight to Djibouti?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Djibouti is approximately 8 hours.

How many inhabitants are there in Djibouti?

Djibouti has approximately 956,985 inhabitants.

How big is Djibouti?

The area of Djibouti is around 22,000 km². It is 56x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Djibouti?

The capital of Djibouti is Djibouti.

What is the currency of Djibouti?

In Djibouti the Djiboutian franc (DJF) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 6 December 2021

  • 1 Djiboutian franc = 11.50 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 0.087 Djiboutian franc
  • 10 Djiboutian franc = 115.05 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 0.87 Djiboutian franc
  • 100 Djiboutian franc = 1,150.46 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 8.70 Djiboutian franc

What is the area code of Djibouti?

The area code to call Djibouti is +253.