29 to 35°C
3559 hours
sunshine per day
50 mm
344 days
21 days
0 days

Climate of Mauritania

Mauritania 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 Mauritania is 60° degrees and there is about 20 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 339 days a year with an average humidity of 47% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate averages for the whole year

  • Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 29°C and 35°C
  • Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 18°C and 28°C
  • Rain: it rains 21 days and there is a total of approximately 50 mm rainfall
  • Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3559 sun hours
Maximum temperature: between 29°C and 35°C
Warmest month: 35°C in October
Coldest month: 29°C in January
Night temperature: between 18°C and 28°C
Dry days: 344 days
Days with rain: 21 days
Days with snow: 0 days
Total rain sum: 50 mm
Hours of sunshine: 3559 hours

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Temperature graph

This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Mauritania.

Precipitation graph

This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Mauritania.

Climate table of Mauritania

In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Mauritania. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for Mauritania might be like in a given month.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 83 84 88 89 91 92 89 89 93 95 89 85
Night temp. (°F) 65 65 68 70 73 76 77 80 83 82 76 69
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 4 9 2 0 0
Days with rain - 1 - 1 1 2 3 5 5 2 1 -
Dry days 31 27 31 29 30 28 28 26 25 29 29 31
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 4
UV-index 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 8 7 7 6

Best time to visit Mauritania

To go to Mauritania, the best time to visit is January through April, July and August and November and December. In this period you have a warm temperature and almost no precipitation. In Mauritania, October is the warmest month with 95°F and the most cold month is 83°F in January.

Climate of Mauritania by month

What is the average climate in a given month for Mauritania? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.

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