Climate of Somalia

Climate of Somalia Last updated on Sunday 25th April 2010

The country is hot and humid, with the summer months falling between June and September. The monsoon winds bring a dry season from September to December and a rainy season from March to May.

The northern highlands are generally cooler and the south receives a higher rainfall than the rest of the country, the average annual rainfall being only about 279mm.

Temperatures usually average 27.8°C in the day but may be as low as 0° in the mountain areas and as high as 46.7°C on the coastline.

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