Monthly weather forecast and climate
Massawa, Eritrea

The best time to visit Massawa

The best months for a swim in Massawa, Eritrea, are January through May, November and December, with a perfect temperature - varying between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F), and scarce rainfall.

Weather in January

January, like December, in Massawa, Eritrea, is a moderately hot winter month, with average temperature varying between 29.1°C (84.4°F) and 19.1°C (66.4°F). The ideal sea water temperature of 26.7°C (80.1°F) and only 3.1 rainfall days, with 34.7mm (1.37") of accumulated rainfall, makes January the best time for swimming and other water activities. Weather in January »

Weather in February

The last month of the winter, February, is also a moderately hot month in Massawa, Eritrea, with average temperature fluctuating between 19.1°C (66.4°F) and 29.4°C (84.9°F). The ideal sea water temperature of 26.6°C (79.9°F) and only 2 rainfall days, with 22.2mm (0.87") of accumulated rainfall, makes February the best time for swimming and other water activities. Weather in February »

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a tropical month in Massawa, Eritrea, with average temperature ranging between max 31.8°C (89.2°F) and min 20.1°C (68.2°F). The ideal sea water temperature of 27.3°C (81.1°F) and only 1.6 rainfall days, with 10.2mm (0.4") of accumulated rainfall, makes March the best time for swimming and other water activities. Weather in March »

Weather in April

April, like March, is another tropical spring month in Massawa, Eritrea, with average temperature ranging between min 21.8°C (71.2°F) and max 33.9°C (93°F). An excellent water temperature of 28.2°C (82.8°F) and only 0.9 rainfall days, with 3.9mm (0.15") of accumulated rainfall, makes April a prime for swimming and other water activities. Weather in April »

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a torrid month in Massawa, Eritrea, with average temperature ranging between min 23.5°C (74.3°F) and max 36.8°C (98.2°F). The ideal sea water temperature of 29.7°C (85.5°F) and only 0.6 rainfall days, with 7.6mm (0.3") of accumulated rainfall, makes May the best time for swimming and other water activities. Weather in May »

Weather in June

The first month of the summer, June, is a blistering month in Massawa, Eritrea, with average temperature fluctuating between 40.2°C (104.4°F) and 25.7°C (78.3°F). In June, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a torrid 36.8°C (98.2°F) in May, to a scorching 40.2°C (104.4°F). Weather in June »

Weather in July

July, the same as June, in Massawa, Eritrea, is another blistering summer month, with average temperature ranging between min 27.7°C (81.9°F) and max 40.8°C (105.4°F). The warmest month is July, with an average high-temperature of 40.8°C (105.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 27.7°C (81.9°F). In July, the average heat index is appraised at a life-threatening hot 59.8°C (139.6°F). Weather in July »

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Massawa, is also a blistering month, with average temperature varying between 40.3°C (104.5°F) and 27.5°C (81.5°F). In Massawa, the average high-temperature in August is practically the same as in July - an extremely hot 40.3°C (104.5°F). Weather in August »

Weather in September

September, the first month of the autumn, in Massawa, is also a sweltering month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 25.5°C (77.9°F) and an average high of 38.7°C (101.7°F). In Massawa, Eritrea, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in August - a torrid 38.7°C (101.7°F). Weather in September »

Weather in October

October, like September, in Massawa, Eritrea, is another sweltering autumn month, with average temperature ranging between max 35.6°C (96.1°F) and min 23.3°C (73.9°F). In Massawa, Eritrea, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from 38.7°C (101.7°F) in September, to a still torrid 35.6°C (96.1°F). Weather in October »

Weather in November

The last month of the autumn, November, is also a hot month in Massawa, Eritrea, with average temperature ranging between max 33.1°C (91.6°F) and min 21°C (69.8°F). The perfect water temperature of 29.6°C (85.3°F) with 24.1mm (0.95") of accumulated rainfall and only 1.4 rainfall days, makes November a great period for swimming and other water activities. Weather in November »

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Massawa, is still a tropical month, with average temperature fluctuating between 30.5°C (86.9°F) and 19.7°C (67.5°F). The perfect water temperature of 27.8°C (82°F) with 39.5mm (1.56") of accumulated rainfall and only 2.7 rainfall days, makes December a great period for swimming and other water activities. Weather in December »
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Massawa?

The coldest month in Massawa is January, with an average high-temperature of 29.1°C (84.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 19.1°C (66.4°F).

What is the most humid month in Massawa?

With an average relative humidity of 76.3%, January is the most humid month.

How much does it rain in Massawa?

Throughout the year, in Massawa, Eritrea, there are 15.1 rainfall days, and 183.3mm (7.22") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the month with the coldest sea water in Massawa?

With an average sea temperature of 26.6°C (79.9°F), February is the month with the coldest seawater.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Massawa?

Months with the highest UV index in Massawa, Eritrea, are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Massawa?

Months with the most sunshine are April and May, with an average of 10h of sunshine.

What is the driest month in Massawa?

The month with the least rainfall in Massawa is June when the rain falls for 0.1 days and typically collects 0.4mm (0.02") of precipitation.

When are the longest days in Massawa?

With an average of 13h of daylight, June has the longest days of the year.

What is the warmest month in Massawa?

July is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 40.8°C (105.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 27.7°C (81.9°F).

What is the least humid month in Massawa?

The least humid month in Massawa, Eritrea, is July, with an average relative humidity of 53%.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Massawa?

July has the least sunshine of the year in Massawa, Eritrea, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

When is the sea warmest in Massawa?

With an average sea temperature of 32.6°C (90.7°F), August is the month with the warmest seawater.

What is the rainiest month in Massawa?

The month with the most rainfall in Massawa, Eritrea, is December when the rain falls for 2.7 days and typically aggregates up to 39.5mm (1.56") of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Massawa?

With an average of 11.2h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

When is the lowest UV index in Massawa?

With an average maximum UV index of 8, December is the month with the lowest UV index in Massawa, Eritrea.

Average temperature
Massawa, Eritrea

Average temperature - Massawa, Eritrea

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (40.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.1°C).

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (27.7°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (19.1°C).

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Average humidity
Massawa, Eritrea

Average humidity - Massawa, Eritrea

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (76.3%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (53%).

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Average rainfall
Massawa, Eritrea

Average rainfall - Massawa, Eritrea

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (39.5mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (0.4mm).

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Average rainfall days
Massawa, Eritrea

Average rainfall days - Massawa, Eritrea

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (3.1 days).
Months with the least rainy days are June and September (0.1 days).

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Average sea temperature
Massawa, Eritrea

Average sea temperature - Massawa, Eritrea

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (32.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (26.6°C).

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Average daylight / Average sunshine
Massawa, Eritrea

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Massawa, Eritrea

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.2h).

Months with the most sunshine are April and May (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 6h).

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Average UV index
Massawa, Eritrea

Average UV index - Massawa, Eritrea

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 8).

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