Eritrea
Weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Eritrea

The best time to visit Eritrea 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 Eritrea is 31°C in June and the lowest is 23°C in December.

Eritrea has the semi-arid climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Eritrea 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 Eritrea weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 24 26 27 29 30 31 29 28 30 27 25 23
Precipitation (mm) 9 16 35 41 34 30 111 101 24 36 38 8

Climate data from city: Asmara




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Eritrea weather

The Eritrea weather for will be 19° till 24° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The Eritrea weather forecast is based on the weather conditions in the city of Asmara.

5-day weather forecast Eritrea

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Wednesday
6 july
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24°C
15°C
1.1 mm
25%
3 Bft
W
10
Thursday
7 july
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23°C
16°C
11.7 mm
80%
3 Bft
W
6
Friday
8 july
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21°C
15°C
11.9 mm
80%
3 Bft
W
5
Saturday
9 july
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20°C
15°C
5.8 mm
75%
3 Bft
W
8
Sunday
10 july
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20°C
16°C
3.4 mm
55%
3 Bft
W
11

View the 14 day weather forecast for Eritrea


Climate Eritrea

Eritrea has the semi-arid climate prevailing. It is warm to hot all year round and trees don't grow here because of the drought. It consists mainly of sand with grasses and sometimes shrubs. The average annual temperature for Eritrea is 27° degrees and there is about 483 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 185 days a year with an average humidity of 51% and an UV-index of 6.

Eritrea

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 24 26 27 29 30 31 29 28 30 27 25 23
Night temp. (°C) 14 15 17 19 20 21 21 21 19 17 16 14
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 9 16 35 41 34 30 111 101 24 36 38 8
Days with rain 5 5 12 13 9 9 26 24 8 7 8 6
Dry days 26 23 19 17 22 21 5 7 22 24 22 25
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 10 10 10 12 12 10 10 10 9 7 8
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 5 6 6 6 7 7 6 6 6 6 5 5

Climate data from city: Asmara

Eritrea weather by month

What is the average Eritrea weather like in a given month? 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 Eritrea?

Eritrea lies in a straight line about 4,117 km from India (New Delhi → Asmara).

How long is the flight to Eritrea?

The flight time from Indira Gandhi to Eritrea is approximately 6 h. 20 min.

What are the largest airports in Eritrea?

These are the largest airports in Eritrea:

  • Asmara International Airport – Asmara
  • Massawa International Airport – Massawa

How many inhabitants are there in Eritrea?

Eritrea has approximately 5,068,831 inhabitants.

How big is Eritrea?

The area of Eritrea is around 121,320 km². It is 27x smaller than India.

What is the capital of Eritrea?

The capital of Eritrea is Asmara.

What is the currency of Eritrea?

In Eritrea the Eritrean nakfa (ERN) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 6 July 2022

  • 1 Indian rupee = 0.20 Eritrean nakfa
  • 1 Eritrean nakfa = 4.94 Indian rupee
  • 100 Indian rupee = 20.23 Eritrean nakfa
  • 100 Eritrean nakfa = 494.29 Indian rupee

What is the area code of Eritrea?

The area code to call Eritrea is +291.