Addis Ababa Weather in August

What's the weather like in Addis Ababa (Ādīs Ābeba) in August 2021?

The climate in Addis Ababa during August can be summarized as mild and very wet.

August is in the summer in Addis Ababa and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 20°C (67°F), whilst at night 9°C (49°F) is normal.

Addis Ababa weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 19.6°C 67.2°F
Nightly temperature 9.3°C 48.7°F
Average temperature 14.4°C 57.9°F
Daily sunshine 6.4 hrs
Avg rainfall 281 mm 11 ins
Rainy days 14 days
Sea temperature 29.6°C 85.3°F
Humidity 70%
Windspeed 2.9kph 2 mph

On average August is the wettest month of the year in Addis Ababa with around 281mm 11 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.

August temperatures in Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa average temperature in August

August rainfall

Addis Ababa average rain in August

August hourly sunshine

Addis Ababa average rain in August

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Addis Ababa in August 2021.

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Addis Ababa weather stats

Addis Ababa weather statistics
Hottest month: May 23°C 73.4°F
Driest month: December 11mm 0.4ins
Sunniest month: December 10.1hrs
Coldest month: December 20.9°C 69.6°F
Wettest month: August 281mm 11.1ins
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