When is the best time to go to Nouakchott

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Nouakchott, Mauritania. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Nouakchott weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Nouakchott are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Nouakchott January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
26°C 1mm 8hrs 12hrs

The weather in January in Nouakchott is characteristically warm and very dry.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Nouakchott, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

January is in the winter in Nouakchott and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 28°C (83°F), whilst at night 16°C (60°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Nouakchott with around 1mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

Nouakchott February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
28°C 2mm 8.7hrs 12.3hrs

February in Nouakchott is generally very dry with the temperature being hot.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Nouakchott.

February is in the winter in Nouakchott and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 31°C (87°F), whilst at night 17°C (62°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Nouakchott with around 2mm 0.1 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Nouakchott weather in February »

March

Nouakchott March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
30°C 1mm 9hrs 12.7hrs

The weather in March in Nouakchott is characteristically hot and very dry.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of relatively acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Nouakchott.

March is in the spring in Nouakchott and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 33°C (91°F), whilst at night 19°C (66°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Nouakchott with around 1mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9 hours of sunshine per day.

Nouakchott weather in March »

April

Nouakchott April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
30°C 0mm 9.7hrs 13.3hrs

Nouakchott's weather in April is typically hot and very dry in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of pretty acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Nouakchott.

April is in the spring in Nouakchott and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 34°C (93°F), whilst at night 19°C (67°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Nouakchott with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Nouakchott weather in April »

May

Nouakchott May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
32°C 0mm 9.3hrs 13.7hrs

May is a very dry month in Nouakchott and the temperature is generally very hot.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of relatively acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Nouakchott.

May is in the spring in Nouakchott and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 35°C (95°F), whilst at night 21°C (70°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Nouakchott with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Nouakchott weather in May »

June

Nouakchott June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
32°C 1mm 8.3hrs 12hrs

The climate in Nouakchott during June can be summarized as very hot and very dry.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of relatively acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Nouakchott.

June is in the summer in Nouakchott and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 35°C (95°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Nouakchott with around 1mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Nouakchott weather in June »

July

Nouakchott July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
29°C 12mm 8.6hrs 12.3hrs

July in Nouakchott is generally dry with the temperature being very hot.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of fairly acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Nouakchott.

July is in the summer in Nouakchott and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 32°C (90°F), whilst at night 24°C (75°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Nouakchott with around 12mm 0.5 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 1 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Nouakchott weather in July »

August

Nouakchott August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
30°C 44mm 8.6hrs 12.7hrs

The weather in August in Nouakchott is characteristically very hot and reasonably dry.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Nouakchott for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

August is in the summer in Nouakchott and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 33°C (92°F), whilst at night 25°C (77°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Nouakchott with around 44mm 1.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 2 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Nouakchott weather in August »

September

Nouakchott September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
32°C 36mm 8.2hrs 13.3hrs

Nouakchott's weather in September is typically very hot and reasonably dry in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Nouakchott for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

September is in the fall / autumn in Nouakchott and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a hot 36°C (96°F), whilst at night 26°C (79°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Nouakchott with around 36mm 1.4 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 2 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Nouakchott weather in September »

October

Nouakchott October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
33°C 8mm 8.8hrs 13.7hrs

October is a very dry month in Nouakchott and the temperature is generally very hot.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of fairly acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Nouakchott.

October is in the fall / autumn in Nouakchott and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a hot 37°C (98°F), whilst at night 24°C (75°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Nouakchott with around 8mm 0.3 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Nouakchott weather in October »

November

Nouakchott November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
30°C 2mm 8.5hrs 12hrs

Hot and very dry weather often prevails in Nouakchott during the month of November

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of fairly acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Nouakchott.

November is in the fall / autumn in Nouakchott and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 34°C (92°F), whilst at night 20°C (68°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Nouakchott with around 2mm 0.1 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Nouakchott weather in November »

December

Nouakchott December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
27°C 6mm 7.2hrs 12.3hrs

December in Nouakchott is generally very dry with the temperature being hot.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Nouakchott, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

December is in the winter in Nouakchott and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 17°C (62°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Nouakchott with around 6mm 0.2 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Nouakchott weather in December »

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Nouakchott weather stats

Nouakchott weather statistics
Hottest month: September 35.3°C 95.5°F
Driest month: May 0mm 0ins
Sunniest month: April 9.7hrs
Coldest month: January 28°C 82.4°F
Wettest month: August 44mm 1.7ins
Warmest sea: September 26.9°C 80.4°F
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