Mali
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Mali

To go to Mali, the best time to visit is in August. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In Mali, April is the warmest month with 41°C and the most cold month is 31°C in August.

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In the table below you can quickly see the average weather per month in Mali, the monthly temperature or when precipitation is highest. The monthly average climate data is based on data from the last 30 years.

Climate Mali by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 34 37 40 41 40 38 34 31 33 36 36 34
Precipitation (mm) 1 1 1 2 8 19 66 86 72 13 2 0

Weather data from: Bamako




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Mali weather

The weather for Mali over the next 14 days will be 29°C till 33° with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Mali is based on the weather in Bamako.

5-day weather forecast Mali

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Sunday
2 october
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30°C
23°C
2.9 mm
3 m/s
Monday
3 october
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29°C
23°C
13.2 mm
3 m/s
Tuesday
4 october
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31°C
22°C
0.1 mm
4 m/s
Wednesday
5 october
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31°C
20°C
8.9 mm
5 m/s
Thursday
6 october
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33°C
22°C
0 mm
5 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Mali


Climate Mali

Mali has a desert climate. 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 Mali is 36° degrees and there is about 270 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 287 days a year with an average humidity of 38% and an UV-index of 7.

Mali

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 34 37 40 41 40 38 34 31 33 36 36 34
Night temp. (°C) 18 20 23 26 28 27 24 22 22 23 21 18
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 1 1 1 2 8 19 66 86 72 13 2 0
Days with rain - - 1 2 5 7 15 20 13 5 1 -
Dry days 31 28 30 28 26 23 16 11 17 26 29 31
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 10 10 10 10 10 9 8 9 10 10 10
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 7 7 8 8 8 8 7 7 7 7 7 6

Weather data from: Bamako

Mali weather by month

What is the average Mali 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 Mali?

Mali lies in a straight line about 8,248 km from India (New Delhi → Bamako).

How long is the flight to Mali?

The flight time from Indira Gandhi to Mali is approximately 11 h. 30 min.

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What are the largest airports in Mali?

These are the largest airports in Mali:

  • Modibo Keita International Airport (BKO) in Bamako
  • Timbuktu Airport (TOM) in Timbuktu
  • Gao Airport (GAQ)
  • Kayes Dag Dag Airport (KYS)
  • Mopti Airport (MZI)

How many inhabitants does Mali have?

Mali has 18,542,000 inhabitants.

How big is Mali?

The surface area of Mali is 1,240,000 km². It is 3x smaller than India.

What is the capital of Mali?

The capital of Mali is Bamako.

What is the currency of Mali?

In Mali, the CFA franc BCEAO (XOF) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 2 October 2022

  • 1 Indian rupee = 7.45 CFA franc BCEAO
  • 1 CFA franc BCEAO = 0.13 Indian rupee
  • 100 Indian rupee = 744.91 CFA franc BCEAO
  • 100 CFA franc BCEAO = 13.42 Indian rupee

What is the area code of Mali?

The area code to call Mali is +223.