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Best time to visit Ethiopia

Best time to visit Ethiopia

The best time to visit Ethiopia is from january until december, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Ethiopia is 25°C in february and the lowest is 21°C in august. The weather and climate of Ethiopia is suitable for a sun vacation.

The average climate figure for Ethiopia is an 8,3. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Ethiopia has 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the tropical savanna climate and semi-arid climate. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Ethiopia or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Ethiopia per month

Climate data from: Addis Ababa
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Day
max °C
MM
rain
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
23 25 25 25 25 25 22 21 21 23 22 22
MM
rain
5 mm 15 mm 40 mm 46 mm 46 mm 70 mm 143 mm 146 mm 63 mm 14 mm 7 mm 3 mm

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Climate Ethiopia

Climate Ethiopia

Climate Ethiopia per Month

Climate Ethiopia per Month
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Ethiopia has 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the tropical savanna climate and semi-arid climate. The average annual temperature for Ethiopia is 22° degrees and there is about 600 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 163 days a year with an average humidity of 64% and an UV-index of 5.

 
Day
max °C
Night
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
23 25 25 25 25 25 22 21 21 23 22 22
Night
min °C
8 10 11 11 11 12 11 11 9 7 7 7
MM
rain
5 mm 15 mm 40 mm 46 mm 46 mm 70 mm 143 mm 146 mm 63 mm 14 mm 7 mm 3 mm
Rain
days
4 8 12 17 14 19 31 31 21 5 5 3
Dry
days
27 20 19 13 17 11 0 0 9 26 25 28
Sun hours
per day
10 10 10 10 10 10 9 9 10 10 10 10
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 2 2 2
UV-index 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 4
 

Climate Ethiopia january

On average, it is maximum 23° in january in Ethiopia and at least around 8° degrees. In january there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 5 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Ethiopia.

Climate Ethiopia february

On average, it is maximum 25° in february in Ethiopia and at least around 10° degrees. In february there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 15 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Ethiopia.

Climate Ethiopia march

On average, it is maximum 25° in march in Ethiopia and at least around 11° degrees. In march there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 40 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Ethiopia.

Climate Ethiopia april

On average, it is maximum 25° in april in Ethiopia and at least around 11° degrees. In april there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 46 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Ethiopia.

Climate Ethiopia may

On average, it is maximum 25° in may in Ethiopia and at least around 11° degrees. In may there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 46 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Ethiopia.

Climate Ethiopia june

On average, it is maximum 25° in june in Ethiopia and at least around 12° degrees. In june there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 70 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in Ethiopia.

Climate Ethiopia july

On average, it is maximum 22° in july in Ethiopia and at least around 11° degrees. In july there are 31 days of rainfall with a total of 143 mm

Climate Ethiopia august

On average, it is maximum 21° in august in Ethiopia and at least around 11° degrees. In august there are 31 days of rainfall with a total of 146 mm

Climate Ethiopia september

On average, it is maximum 21° in september in Ethiopia and at least around 9° degrees. In september there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 63 mm and the it will be dry 9 days this month in Ethiopia.

Climate Ethiopia october

On average, it is maximum 23° in october in Ethiopia and at least around 7° degrees. In october there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 14 mm and the it will be dry 26 days this month in Ethiopia.

Climate Ethiopia november

On average, it is maximum 22° in november in Ethiopia and at least around 7° degrees. In november there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 7 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Ethiopia.

Climate Ethiopia december

On average, it is maximum 22° in december in Ethiopia and at least around 7° degrees. In december there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 3 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Ethiopia.

14 day weather forecast Ethiopia

14 day weather forecast Ethiopia

The weather for Addis Ababa in Ethiopia will be around 20° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

The weather forecast for Ethiopia is based on the weather in Addis Ababa.

Weather forecast this week
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Mo
19 Aug
Tu
20 Aug
We
21 Aug
Th
22 Aug
Fr
23 Aug
Sa
24 Aug
Su
25 Aug
  Lichte Regen Regen Regen Lichte Regen Zware Regen Zware Regen Lichte Regen
Max (°C) 21° 21° 21° 21° 20° 20° 20°
Min (°C) 13° 13° 13° 12° 13° 12° 12°
Rainfall (mm) 11.6
mm
7.8
mm
6.4
mm
13.2
mm
21.7
mm
16.4
mm
10.4
mm
Rainfall (%) 80% 70% 70% 80% 90% 95% 90%
UV-index
UV-index 9 6 4 10 10 7 10

Weather forecast next week
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Mo
26 Aug
Tu
27 Aug
We
28 Aug
Th
29 Aug
Fr
30 Aug
Sa
31 Aug
Su
1 Sep
  Lichte Regen Lichte Regen Regen Light doucheregen Regen Regen Regen
Max (°C) 19° 18° 18° 20° 22° 21° 21°
Min (°C) 12° 12° 12° 12° 12° 13° 13°
Rainfall (mm) 14.6
mm
10.3
mm
8.4
mm
4.5
mm
6.0
mm
9.5
mm
9.3
mm
Rainfall (%) 95% 90% 90% 80% 65% 75% 75%
UV-index
UV-index 11 4 4 5 4 5 4
About Ethiopia

About Ethiopia

Ethiopia is in the continental part Africa and the capital is Addis Ababa. The total surface is 1.127.127 km² and the population consists of 94.352.000 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is somewhat smaller New Zealand. If you want to call Ethiopia you have to use +251 or 00251 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +2515012457809 or 002515012457809.

Ethiopia is in a straight line at 5.325 km distance from Cape Town. From Cape Town International Airport the flight time is about 7 hour and 25 min.

Time difference Ethiopia

Time difference Ethiopia

In Ethiopia it is now 15:15 o’clock in the afternoon on monday 19 august 2019. That is 1 hour later than in New Zealand. The time zone of Ethiopia is Africa/Addis_Ababa and the Greenwich time is UTC+03.

Currency Ethiopia

Currency Ethiopia

In Ethiopia the Ethiopian birr is used to pay.

Exchange rate Ethiopian birr (ETB) 19 august 2019

1 Ethiopian birr = 0,52 South African rand
100 Ethiopian birr = 52,38 South African rand

1 South African rand = 1,91 Ethiopian birr
100 South African rand = 190,91 Ethiopian birr

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Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

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Vaccinations Ethiopia

Vaccinations Ethiopia

Mandatory vaccinations

  • Cholera

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Gele koorts
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Ethiopia.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningitis of Meningokokkenziekte
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)
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