Climate and monthly weather forecast
Al Bayda, Libya


The climate of Al Bayda

Nested in the folds of North Africa, Al Bayda experiences a predominant Köppen Climate Classification type: Csa. Commonly referred to as Mediterranean hot summers, this climate character represents the year-round weather conditions of this Libyan city. Throughout the 12 months, Al Bayda cycles through seasons of warm summers and mild winters.

Temperatures in the city fluctuate between an average high of 26.9°C in July and a low of 4°C in January and February. Daylight varies from 10 hours in December and January to a peak of 14.3 hours in June. The rainfall pattern reveals a cyclical trend, with rainless months from June to August, peaking in December and January with 121mm of precipitation each month.

Unique features earmark Al Bayda's climate. Precipitation predominantly falls during the colder months, making the city virtually rainless in the warm half of the year. The temperature sees only a mild dip during colder months, yet a pronounced rise in the hot season, presenting a climate of stark contrast.

The best time to visit Al Bayda

Between May and June emerges as the most favorable time to visit Al Bayda. With temperatures hovering from 19.6°C to 27.2°C, ample sunshine lasting from 13.8 hours to 14.3 hours a day, and minimum rainfall averaging between 2mm to 9mm, these months offer a delightful window for tourists. The warm, virtually rainless weather creates a favorable environment for outdoor activities and sightseeing.

The worst time to visit Al Bayda

The period from December to February proves to be less inviting for tourists due to plummeting temperatures and increased rainfall. With the mercury falling between 4°C to 5.1°C, and precipitation reaching up to 121mm, the cold weather coupled with heavy rainfall creates a gloomy environment.

Spring weather in Al Bayda

In Al Bayda, spring stretches from March to May, with temperatures gradually warming from 15.6°C to 23.4°C. Rainfall decreases from 58mm in March to just 9mm by the end of May. Correspondingly, daylight hours surge from 12 hours in March to 13.8 hours in May, providing ample sunshine. The pleasant spring temperatures make it a joy to visit Al Bayda during this season.

Summer weather in Al Bayda

Between June and August, Al Bayda basks in balmy weather, with the highest temperatures reaching from 27.2°C to 26.7°C. The city experiences no rainfall during this period, creating a dry and pleasant climate. Maximum daylight can be observed in this season, with about 14.3 hours in June and reducing slightly to 13.3 hours in August.

Autumn weather in Al Bayda

Autumn season, spanning from September to November, witnesses a decline in temperatures and a slight increase in rainfall. Temperatures fall gradually from 25.5°C in September to 19°C in November, indicating the onset of the colder months. Rainfall increases from 6mm in September to 55mm by November, marking the beginning of the rainy season.

Winter weather in Al Bayda

Winter in Al Bayda lasts from December to February. The average high-temperature cools down from 14.5°C in December to 11.8°C in February, while the nights become chillier with average lows ranging from 5.1°C to 4°C. Precipitation during these months is relatively high, reaching up to 121mm in December and January.

Weather in January

Winter in Al Bayda, Libya, is typified by cold nights and moderate daytime warmth. A distinguishing feature of January weather is the considerable variation between daytime highs and nighttime lows, particularly a chilly 4°C at night. Weather in January »

Weather in February

The transition from January to February in Al Bayda marks the beginning of noticeably milder weather conditions. In February, temperatures reach a comfortable 12.9°C during the day and the rainfall amounts to 105mm, a decrease compared to January. Weather in February »

Weather in March

March in Al Bayda is clearly a transitional month, indicating an imminent change of seasons. The average temperature peaks around 15.6°C in the daytime, making it noticeably warmer than February. One defining trait of the weather in this month is the significant reduction in rainfall, dropping to just 58mm, the third-lowest throughout the year. Weather in March »

Weather in April

The transformation from March to April in Al Bayda is marked by a significant surge in temperature and a considerable reduction in rainfall. With April’s highest temperatures reaching up to 19.6°C and it having the second-lowest rainfall of just 25mm, the contrast is clear-cut. Weather in April »

Weather in May

May, the gateway to summer in Al Bayda, sees a significant change in weather conditions. The city experiences a surge in heat with the daytime temperature soaring to a high of 23.4°C. The month also sees a near-complete cessation of rainfall, registering as low as 9mm. Weather in May »

Weather in June

June in Al Bayda belongs undoubtedly to the summer season, with noticeably warmer temperatures and an arid environment. The temperature reaches its peak for the year at this time, soaring to an average high of 27.2°C. Simultaneously, the atmosphere becomes almost devoid of moisture, with a scanty 2mm of rain falling during the entire month. Weather in June »

Weather in July

July in Al Bayda is the epitome of the Libyan summer, characterized by scorching daytime temperatures and dry conditions. With temperature highs and lows alike approaching the maximum for the year, standing at 26.9°C and 16°C respectively, this month could be considered the hottest of the year. Weather in July »

Weather in August

Despite being the eighth month of the year, August signifies the continuation of the rigid Libyan summer weather patterns. It is the only month other than July, which records no rainfall at all, creating arid conditions across Al Bayda. Weather in August »

Weather in September

September in Al Bayda marks the transition from the intense summer to a more pleasant late summer period. While daily temperatures remain relatively high, around the 25.5°C mark, the month is distinguished by a returning modest amount of rainfall at 6mm. Weather in September »

Weather in October

October in Al Bayda witnesses a discernible change as autumn gradually sets in. No longer subjected to the scorching summer heat, the cities greets weather patterns that are more favourable with the highest temperatures reaching a more civil 23.7°C. Weather in October »

Weather in November

November in Al Bayda is characterized by noticeably cooler days and nights, in stark contrast to the warmth of preceding months. The daytime temperature descends to approximately 19°C and rain showers become progressively more frequent, with a total rainfall of 55mm. Weather in November »

Weather in December

December in Al Bayda takes on the full-fledged characteristics of winter. The temperatures continue their downward trend, with the lowest measuring 5.1°C. Additionally, this month witnesses the year’s highest amount of rainfall - about 121mm - equalling that of January. Weather in December »


What is the coldest month in Al Bayda?

The lowest temperatures are recorded in January, with averages reaching a high of 11.8°C and a low of 4°C.

What is the wettest month in Al Bayda?

The months with the most rainfall are January and December, with an average 121mm of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Al Bayda?

During the entire year, Al Bayda aggregates up to 540mm of precipitation.

What part of the year is the hottest in Al Bayda?

June is the month when Al Bayda, Libya, sees the average highest temperatures, with a high of 27.2°C and a low of 14°C.

When are the longest days in Al Bayda?

The month with the longest days in Al Bayda is June, with an average of 14h and 18min of daylight.

What is the driest month in Al Bayda?

In Al Bayda, rain does not fall in July and August.

When does it rain in Al Bayda?

January through June, September through December are months with rainfall in Al Bayda, Libya.

What is the month with the shortest days in Al Bayda?

December has the shortest days of the year in Al Bayda, Libya, with an average of 10h and 0min of daylight.

Is there Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Al Bayda?

Al Bayda does not utilize Daylight Saving Time (DST). EET timezone is used throughout the entire year.

Average temperature
Al Bayda, Libya

Average temperature - Al Bayda, Libya

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (27.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (11.8°C).

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (16.1°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (4°C).


Average rainfall
Al Bayda, Libya

Average rainfall - Al Bayda, Libya

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are January and December (121mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are July and August (0mm).


Average daylight
Al Bayda, Libya

Average daylight - Al Bayda, Libya

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 18min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 0min).


Al Bayda, Libya

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