Western Sahara weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Western Sahara

The best time to visit in Western Sahara is from January until December, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Western Sahara is 31°C in August and the lowest is 22°C in January.

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 22 22 24 25 26 27 29 31 29 28 25 23
Precipitation (mm) 3 2 2 1 4 3 1 8 11 10 4 2

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14 day weather forecast Western Sahara

The weather for in Western Sahara will be 24° till 22° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

Weather forecast this week

Tuesday 7 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
12°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 1
Wednesday 8 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
14°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 1
Thursday 9 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
13°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 2
Friday 10 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
11°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 2
Saturday 11 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
13°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 2
Sunday 12 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
13°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 2
Monday 13 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
14°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Tuesday 14 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
14°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 1
Wednesday 15 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
14°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 1
Thursday 16 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
12°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 1
Friday 17 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
14°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 2
Saturday 18 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
14°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 2
Sunday 19 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
14°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 2
Monday 20 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
13°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 2

Climate Western Sahara

Western Sahara 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 Western Sahara is 26° degrees and there is about 51 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 318 days a year with an average humidity of 63% and an UV-index of 6.

Climate table of Western Sahara

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 22 22 24 25 26 27 29 31 29 28 25 23
Night temp. (°C) 15 15 16 17 18 19 21 22 21 21 19 17
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 3 2 2 1 4 3 1 8 11 10 4 2
Days with rain 3 2 3 3 2 1 2 3 4 4 2 2
Dry days 28 26 28 27 29 29 29 28 26 27 28 29
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 9 9 9 10 11 10 10 10 9 9 8
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 4 4 3 3 4
UV-index 5 5 6 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 5

Western Sahara weather by month

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

Western Sahara lies in a straight line about 8,756 km from India (New Delhi → Western Sahara).

How long is the flight to Western Sahara?

The flight time from Indira Gandhi to Western Sahara is approximately 12 h. 10 min.

What are the largest airports in Western Sahara?

These are the largest airports in Western Sahara:

How many inhabitants are there in Western Sahara?

Western Sahara has approximately 552,628 inhabitants.

How big is Western Sahara?

The area of Western Sahara is around 266,000 km². It is 12x smaller than India.

What is the currency of Western Sahara?

In Western Sahara the Moroccan dirham (MAD) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 7 December 2021

  • 1 Moroccan dirham = 0.12 Indian rupee
  • 1 Indian rupee = 8.14 Moroccan dirham
  • 10 Moroccan dirham = 1.23 Indian rupee
  • 10 Indian rupee = 81.38 Moroccan dirham
  • 100 Moroccan dirham = 12.29 Indian rupee
  • 100 Indian rupee = 813.77 Moroccan dirham