South Sudan weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit South Sudan

The best time to visit in South Sudan is from January until December, when you will have a warm till very hot temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in in South Sudan is 38°C in February and the lowest is 31°C in July.

South Sudan has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in South Sudan 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 South Sudan by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 37 38 37 35 32 32 31 31 32 32 33 35
Precipitation (mm) 3 11 20 44 74 72 75 79 70 83 32 7
Climate data from city: Juba

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14 day weather forecast South Sudan

The weather for in South Sudan will be 35° till 33° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for South Sudan is based on the weather conditions in the city of Juba.

Weather forecast this week

Thursday 16 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
35°
21°
1.9 mm 40% 2 m/s 11
Friday 17 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
20°
4.6 mm 60% 2 m/s 7
Saturday 18 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
21°
2.2 mm 40% 1 m/s 7
Sunday 19 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
21°
12.9 mm 80% 1 m/s 9
Monday 20 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
20°
4.6 mm 60% 1 m/s 10
Tuesday 21 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
20°
8.1 mm 75% 2 m/s 8
Wednesday 22 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
20°
1.6 mm 35% 2 m/s 5

Weather forecast next week

Thursday 23 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
20°
0.8 mm 20% 2 m/s 11
Friday 24 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
20°
0.3 mm 10% 2 m/s 11
Saturday 25 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
20°
3.0 mm 50% 2 m/s 10
Sunday 26 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
20°
2.4 mm 45% 2 m/s 1
Monday 27 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
20°
10.4 mm 80% 2 m/s 1
Tuesday 28 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
20°
0.7 mm 20% 1 m/s 1
Wednesday 29 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
21°
0.4 mm 15% 1 m/s 1

Climate South Sudan

South Sudan has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for South Sudan is 34° degrees and there is about 571 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 129 days a year with an average humidity of 56% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate table of South Sudan

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 37 38 37 35 32 32 31 31 32 32 33 35
Night temp. (°C) 23 25 26 24 23 21 21 21 21 22 23 24
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 3 11 20 44 74 72 75 79 70 83 32 7
Days with rain 2 5 11 18 23 25 27 28 25 23 13 5
Dry days 29 23 20 12 8 5 4 3 5 8 17 26
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 10 10 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 10 10
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 2
UV-index 8 8 8 7 7 6 6 6 7 7 7 7
Climate data from city: Juba

South Sudan weather by month

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

South Sudan lies in a straight line about 4,528 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Juba).

How long is the flight to South Sudan?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to South Sudan is approximately 7 hours.

What are the largest airports in South Sudan?

These are the largest airports in South Sudan:

  • Malakal Airport – Malakal
  • Wau Airport – Wau
  • Juba International Airport – Juba

How many inhabitants are there in South Sudan?

South Sudan has approximately 11,868,209 inhabitants.

How big is South Sudan?

The area of South Sudan is around 619,745 km². It is 2x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of South Sudan?

The capital of South Sudan is Juba.

What is the currency of South Sudan?

In South Sudan the South Sudanese pound (SSP) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 16 September 2021

What is the area code of South Sudan?

The area code to call South Sudan is +211.