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Nouakchott, Mauritania

The Nautique Grand Mosque in Nouakchott, Mauritania
The Nautique Grand Mosque in Nouakchott, Mauritania

The best time to visit Nouakchott

The best months for a swim in Nouakchott, Mauritania, are August through October, 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 Nouakchott, Mauritania, is a moderately hot winter month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 13.7°C (56.7°F) and an average high of 29.1°C (84.4°F). The coldest months are January and December, with an average high-temperature of 29.1°C (84.4°F). Weather in January »

Weather in February

The last month of the winter, February, is a hot month in Nouakchott, Mauritania, with an average temperature varying between 30.6°C (87.1°F) and 14.8°C (58.6°F). In February, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in January - a tropical 30.6°C (87.1°F). Weather in February »

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is also a hot month in Nouakchott, Mauritania, with temperature in the range of an average high of 31.6°C (88.9°F) and an average low of 16.3°C (61.3°F). In March, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in February - a still tropical 31.6°C (88.9°F). Weather in March »

Weather in April

April, the same as March, in Nouakchott, Mauritania, is a hot spring month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 32.6°C (90.7°F) and 17.5°C (63.5°F). In April, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in March - a still hot 32.6°C (90.7°F). Weather in April »

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is also a hot month in Nouakchott, Mauritania, with an average temperature varying between 19.1°C (66.4°F) and 33.4°C (92.1°F). In May, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in April - a still tropical 33.4°C (92.1°F). Weather in May »

Weather in June

June, the first month of the summer in Nouakchott, is also a hot month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 21.4°C (70.5°F) and an average high of 34.6°C (94.3°F). In Nouakchott, the average high-temperature in June is practically the same as in May - a still hot 34.6°C (94.3°F). Weather in June »

Weather in July

July, the same as June, in Nouakchott, Mauritania, is another hot summer month, with an average temperature varying between 22.9°C (73.2°F) and 31.3°C (88.3°F). In Nouakchott, the average high-temperature in July slightly decreases from a tropical 34.6°C (94.3°F) in June to a still hot 31.3°C (88.3°F). Weather in July »

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another hot month in Nouakchott, Mauritania, with temperature in the range of an average high of 32.4°C (90.3°F) and an average low of 24.2°C (75.6°F). The perfect water temperature of 26°C (78.8°F) with 36mm (1.42") of accumulated rainfall and only 2 rainfall days, makes August a great period for swimming and other water activities. Weather in August »

Weather in September

September, the first month of the autumn in Nouakchott, is still a tropical month, with an average temperature ranging between min 24.5°C (76.1°F) and max 34.9°C (94.8°F). The ideal sea water temperature of 27°C (80.6°F) and only 2 rainfall days, with 31mm (1.22") of accumulated rainfall, makes September the best time for swimming and other water activities. Weather in September »

Weather in October

October in Nouakchott, Mauritania, is a torrid autumn month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 36.4°C (97.5°F) and 22.1°C (71.8°F). The ideal sea water temperature of 26°C (78.8°F) and 7mm (0.28") of accumulated rainfall makes October the best time for swimming and other water activities. Weather in October »

Weather in November

The last month of the autumn, November, is also a hot month in Nouakchott, Mauritania, with temperature in the range of an average low of 18.3°C (64.9°F) and an average high of 33.1°C (91.6°F). In Nouakchott, the average high-temperature in November marginally drops from a torrid 36.4°C (97.5°F) in October to a hot 33.1°C (91.6°F). Weather in November »

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter in Nouakchott, is still a warm month, with an average temperature varying between 29.1°C (84.4°F) and 15°C (59°F). The coldest months are January and December, with an average high-temperature of 29.1°C (84.4°F). Weather in December »
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Nouakchott?

January and December, with an average high-temperature of 29.1°C (84.4°F), are the coldest months in Nouakchott.

How much does it rain in Nouakchott?

In Nouakchott, Mauritania, during the entire year, the rain falls for 7 days and collects up to 94mm (3.7") of precipitation.

What months are the sea coldest in Nouakchott?

The months with the coldest seawater in Nouakchott are February through May, with an average sea temperature of 19°C (66.2°F).

What is the month with the most sunshine in Nouakchott?

The months with the most sunshine in Nouakchott are March through May, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

When is the highest UV index in Nouakchott?

The months with the highest UV index in Nouakchott are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the driest month in Nouakchott?

In Nouakchott, Mauritania, rain does not fall in April and May.

When does it rain in Nouakchott?

January through March, June through December are months with rainfall in Nouakchott, Mauritania.

When are the longest days in Nouakchott?

With an average of 13h and 12min of daylight, June has the longest days of the year.

What is the rainiest month in Nouakchott?

The month with the most rainfall in Nouakchott is August, when the rain falls for 2 days and typically aggregates up to 36mm (1.42") of precipitation.

What is the month with the warmest sea water in Nouakchott?

With an average sea temperature of 27°C (80.6°F), September is the month with the warmest seawater in Nouakchott, Mauritania.

What is the warmest month in Nouakchott?

October is the warmest month in Nouakchott, with an average high-temperature of 36.4°C (97.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 22.1°C (71.8°F).

What is the month with the shortest days in Nouakchott?

With an average of 11h and 4min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Nouakchott.

Is there Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Nouakchott?

Nouakchott does not observe Daylight Saving Time (DST). GMT timezone is used throughout the entire year.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Nouakchott?

The month with the least sunshine is December, with an average of 7h of sunshine.

When is the lowest UV index in Nouakchott?

December is the month with the lowest UV index in Nouakchott, Mauritania, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

Average temperature
Nouakchott, Mauritania

Average temperature - Nouakchott, Mauritania

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (36.4°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are January and December (29.1°C).

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (24.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.7°C).

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Average rainfall
Nouakchott, Mauritania

Average rainfall - Nouakchott, Mauritania

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (36mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are April and May (0mm).

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Average rainfall days
Nouakchott, Mauritania

Average rainfall days - Nouakchott, Mauritania

The months with the highest number of rainy days are August and September (2 days).
The months with the least rainy days are March, April, May, June, October, November and December (0 days).

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Average sea temperature
Nouakchott, Mauritania

Average sea temperature - Nouakchott, Mauritania

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (27°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February, March, April and May (19°C).

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Average daylight / Average sunshine
Nouakchott, Mauritania

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Nouakchott, Mauritania

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 4min).

The months with the most sunshine are March, April and May (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7h).

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Average UV index
Nouakchott, Mauritania

Average UV index - Nouakchott, Mauritania

The 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 7).

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