Nouakchott monthly weather averages

Average daytime temperature

The bar chart below shows the average monthly peak daytime temperatures at Nouakchott

Nouakchott average temperature chart (Celsius) Nouakchott average temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average monthly temperatures in Nouakchott (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 28 30.4 32.4 33.5 34.6 34.7 32.2 32.9 35.3 36.4 33.1 29.7
°F 82.5 86.7 90.3 92.2 94.3 94.4 90 91.2 95.6 97.5 91.6 85.4

Please note: these are the average peak daytime temperatures (usually around mid-afternoon) so do not show daytime / night highs and lows. To see the daily range of temperatures have a look at the temperature max / min chart below.

Average rainfall & rainy days

The graph below shows the average rainfall and number of rainy days per month.

Nouakchott monthly rainfall chart (mm) Nouakchott monthly rainfall chart (inches)
Average monthly rainfall in Nouakchott (mm and inches)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
mm 1 2 1 0 0 1 12 44 36 8 2 6
inches 0 0.1 0 0 0 0 0.5 1.7 1.4 0.3 0.1 0.2
Rainy days 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0

Average daily sunshine

The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Nouakchott

Nouakchott average daily sunshine chart
Average daily sunshine Nouakchott
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hrs sunshine 8 8.7 9 9.7 9.3 8.3 8.6 8.6 8.2 8.8 8.5 7.2

Day / night temperatures

The graph below shows the daily range of temperatures for each month.

Nouakchott average minimum / maximum temperatures (Celsius) Nouakchott average minimum / maximum temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Nouakchott (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 15.7 16.9 18.7 19.4 21.1 22.9 24 25.1 25.9 23.7 20.2 16.8
Max °C 28.4 30.7 32.8 33.8 35 35 32.4 33.1 35.6 36.7 33.5 30
Min °F 60.2 62.4 65.6 66.9 69.9 73.1 75.2 77.2 78.5 74.7 68.3 62.2
Max °F 71.6 74.8 78.3 79.9 82.4 84 82.8 84.4 87.3 86.4 80.2 74.1

Sea temperature

The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

Nouakchott average sea temperature chart (Celsius) Nouakchott average sea temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average sea temperature around Nouakchott in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 20.2 19.5 19.6 19.8 20.3 22.1 24.7 26.2 26.9 26.2 24.3 22.2
°F 68.4 67.1 67.3 67.6 68.5 71.7 76.4 79.2 80.4 79.1 75.8 72

Wind speed

The graph below shows the average wind speed.

Nouakchott average winspeed by month (km/h) Nouakchott average winspeed by month (mph)
Average wind speed in Nouakchott (mph and kmh)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
km/h 12 11 11 12 12 10 10 8 7 8 9 10
mph 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 5 5 5 5 6

A monthly average windspeed of over 16km/h or 10mph suggests a location is fairly windy.

Relative humidity

The graph below shows the average relative humidity.

Nouakchott relative humidity averages
Average relative humidity in Nouakchott
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
42% 41% 41% 43% 46% 54% 61% 69% 69% 58% 48% 43%

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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
Map showing location of Nouakchott (18.08581, -15.9785)

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