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Asasa, Ethiopia

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The climate of Asasa

Asasa, Ethiopia, prominently features a Temperate highland tropical climate with dry winters, denoted as Cwb in the Köppen climate classification. Geographically situated in the Eastern Africa, Asasa experiences noticeable variations in climate factors throughout the year.

The average high temperature fluctuates from 21.3°C (70.3°F) to 26.9°C (80.4°F) while the average low temperature varies from 10.7°C (51.3°F) to 13°C (55.4°F) within the year. This indicates that Asasa doesn't experience extreme cold or heat throughout the year. As far as humidity is concerned, it ranges from 45% to 81%, with the highest level seen during the rainy season which mostly lasts from April to September.

Rainfall is unevenly distributed across the year reaching its peak from June to September with an average rainfall varying from 108mm (4.25") to 131mm (5.16"). The minimum rainfall occurs from November to March varying from 9mm (0.35") to 19mm (0.75"). During the high rainfall period, nearly 29 to 30 days per month are observed to be rain-affected.

Sunlight exposure changes from 11.7 hours to 12.5 hours a day whereas sunshine duration varies from 0.3 days in August to 24.8 days in January. Up to 45% of cloud coverage is reported from July to August, indicating highly overcast conditions. The overall yearly wind speed remains from 5.7km/h (3.5mph) to 8.5km/h (5.3mph) with the gust wind peaking at a speed of 13.1km/h (8.1mph).

The best time to visit Asasa

The period from November to March would be the ideal time to visit Asasa. During these months, Asasa exhibits lower rainfall varying from 9mm (0.35") to 19mm (0.75") and fewer rainy days from 3.3 days to 5.7 days. Daily sunshine duration is longer, averaging between 9.3 hours to 9.8 hours. Besides, during this period, the humidity level is relatively low ranging from 45% to 65% making the outdoor climate comfortable for tourists.

The worst time to visit Asasa

From June to September, Asasa experiences the highest rainfall from 108mm (4.25") to 131mm (5.16") with an extended period of rainy days from 25.3 days to 29.8 days each month. The high humidity level from 77% to 81%, coupled with less sunshine duration from 8.6 hours to 9.2 hours and high cloud coverage at around 45% makes this period less attractive for tourists.

Spring weather in Asasa

Spring in Asasa, from March to May, is marked with the onset of the rainy season. The temperatures vary between 24.4°C (75.9°F) to 26.9°C (80.4°F) for highs and 12°C (53.6°F) to 13°C (55.4°F) for lows. The rainfall begins to increase, moving from 19mm (0.75") in March to 110mm (4.33") in May and the number of rainy days from 5.7 days to 22.8 days. The humidity scale starts to climb reaching 71% towards the end of spring.

Summer weather in Asasa

An increase in rainfall characterizes the summer months from June to August in Asasa. The temperatures seem to slightly drop, varying from 21.3°C (70.3°F) to 22.8°C (73°F) during highs and maintaining at around 12°C (53.6°F) for lows. This period exhibits the most rain-affected days from 25.3 days to 29.8 days with heavy rainfall between 108mm (4.25") to 131mm (5.16"). The humidity peaks at 81%.

Autumn weather in Asasa

In autumn, from September to November, Asasa starts to dry out. The average high temperature ranges from 22.6°C (72.7°F) to 23.5°C (74.3°F) and low temperature from 10.9°C (51.6°F) to 11.7°C (53.1°F). Rainfall shows deducing trend, from 114mm (4.49") to 43mm (1.69") and rain-affected days also decrease from 28.2 days to 12.1 days. Humidity also drops to reach 64% by the end of Autumn.

Winter weather in Asasa

Winter in Asasa, from December to February, exhibits the lowest rainfall from 9mm (0.35") to 13mm (0.51"). The number of rainy days is also at its minimum from 3.3 days to 5.7 days. Average high and low temperatures maintain a narrow range between 25.1°C (77.2°F) to 26.4°C (79.5°F) and 10.7°C (51.3°F) to 12.5°C (54.5°F) respectively. The humidity is lowest during this season, making the climate rather pleasant.

Weather in January

January in Asasa, Ethiopia features some of the lowest humidity levels of the year. These low levels of humidity champion dry, crisp air, ideal for outdoor activities. Its weather sets the stage for comfortable and sunny days, favored by clear and mostly cloudless skies. Weather in January »

Weather in February

Come February, as Ethiopia moves further into its dry season, Asasa experiences a subtle increase in temperature. An increment in rainfall sets off a moist atmosphere, although the rise in droplets from the sky isn't vastly impactful on the dry month. Weather in February »

Weather in March

The Ethiopian city of Asasa begins to experience a notable increase in rainfall in March. This is noticeable against the backdrop of February's more austere climate with precipitation reaching 41mm (1.61") and spreading over 11.5 days. Weather in March »

Weather in April

April brings forth rainy and somewhat cooler days in Asasa. There is an exceptional surge in rainfall, boasting by far the most plentiful showers compared to the previous months, with the precipitation more than doubling to reach 95mm (3.74") spread over an increased 20 days. Weather in April »

Weather in May

By the time May arrives, the weather in Asasa fully embraces the wet season's rhythms. The month revels in generous showers, which, with a peak rainfall of 110mm (4.33") manifested over approximately 22.8 days, marks the wettest period of the year. Weather in May »

Weather in June

In Asasa, June continues the trend of the wet season albeit with a minor reduction in rainfall from the preceding month. The city witnesses an increase in relative humidity, thus maintaining the firm grip of the rainy period. Temperature readings further decrease, facilitating the cool atmosphere that blankets the city during this month. Weather in June »

Weather in July

July offers a consistent downpour with the city of Asasa receiving an astounding 131mm (5.16") of precipitation that spans across approximately 29.5 days. Despite this, the city's charm is never drowned by the consistent rain. Cloudy skies are a frequent sight during this month, shrouding the city often but never completely obliterating the sun. Weather in July »

Weather in August

August weather in Asasa, Ethiopia continues to display the persistence of the wet season with rainfall figures slightly less than that of July, standing at 126mm (4.96") precipitation. Temperature readings don't present any vast deviation from country's modest climate characteristic. Weather in August »

Weather in September

Following the deeply drenched months, Asasa finally begins to experience a decline in rainfall in September. This month witnesses a shift in the weather structure but the influence of the wet season is still evident. With September, there’s a decrease in air pressure, as it drops slightly to 1016 mb. Weather in September »

Weather in October

As Asasa steps into October, a significant reduction in rainfall amplifies the cessation of the wet season. Shifting weather patterns allow for a slight increase in the average temperatures thus bringing about warm and appealing conditions. Weather in October »

Weather in November

November in Asasa is lauded for pleasant weather with the city fully immersed in the swing of the dry season. The restricted rainfall, standing at a mere 43mm (1.69"), serves to highlight this. Dry and warm days become more prevalent, gradually ousting the lingering humidity of the previous months. Weather in November »

Weather in December

In December, Asasa's weather is noted for its desirable climatic conditions. This month, being the driest of the year with only 9mm (0.35") of rainfall, ensures an extended range of outdoor activities without weather hindrances. Weather in December »
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Frequently asked questions

How many days does it rain in Asasa?

In Asasa, Ethiopia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 214.1 days and collects up to 895mm (35.24") of precipitation.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Asasa?

The months with the most sunshine are January and December, with an average of 9.8h of sunshine.

When is the highest UV index in Asasa?

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the highest UV index.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Asasa?

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the lowest UV index in Asasa.

What is the least humid month in Asasa?

February is the least humid month in Asasa, with an average relative humidity of 45%.

What is the warmest month in Asasa?

With average temperatures fluctuating between a high of 26.9°C (80.4°F) and a low of 13°C (55.4°F), March stands out as the warmest month in Asasa.

When are the longest days in Asasa?

The month with the longest days in Asasa is June, with an average of 12h and 30min of daylight.

What are the coldest months in Asasa?

Asasa's July weather, with an average high temperature of 21.3°C (70.3°F) and an average low temperature of 12.1°C (53.8°F), tends to be the coldest of the year.

What is the most humid month in Asasa?

July is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 81%.

What is the rainiest month in Asasa?

The month with the most rainfall is July, when the rain falls for 29.5 days and typically aggregates up to 131mm (5.16") of precipitation.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Asasa?

July has the least sunshine of the year in Asasa, Ethiopia, with an average of 8.6h of sunshine.

What is the driest month in Asasa?

The month with the least rainfall in Asasa, Ethiopia, is December, when the rain falls for 5.2 days and typically collects 9mm (0.35") of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Asasa?

With an average of 11h and 42min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Asasa, Ethiopia.

Is there Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Asasa?

Asasa, Ethiopia, does not observe Daylight Saving Time (DST). EAT timezone is used over the entire year.

Average temperature
Asasa, Ethiopia

Average temperature - Asasa, Ethiopia

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (26.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (21.3°C).

The month with the highest average low temperature is March (13°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (10.7°C).

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Average pressure
Asasa, Ethiopia

Average pressure - Asasa, Ethiopia

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1016.3mbar).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are March and April (1014.8mbar).

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Average wind speed
Asasa, Ethiopia

Average wind speed - Asasa, Ethiopia

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (8.5km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (5.7km/h).

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Average rainfall
Asasa, Ethiopia

Average rainfall - Asasa, Ethiopia

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (131mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (9mm).

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Average rainfall days
Asasa, Ethiopia

Average rainfall days - Asasa, Ethiopia

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (29.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (3.3 days).

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Average daylight / Average sunshine
Asasa, Ethiopia

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Asasa, Ethiopia

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 30min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 42min).

The months with the most sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 9h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 8h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days
Asasa, Ethiopia

Average sunshine days - Asasa, Ethiopia

The month with the most sunshine days is January (24.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (0.3 days).

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Average UV index
Asasa, Ethiopia

Average UV index - Asasa, Ethiopia

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 5).

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Average visibility
Asasa, Ethiopia

Average visibility - Asasa, Ethiopia

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are July, August and September (8km).

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Asasa, Ethiopia

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