Praia weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Praia

The best time to visit in Praia in Cape Verde is from January until December, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Praia is 28°C in August and the lowest is 24°C in January. The water temperature is between 24°C and 29°C.

Praia has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Praia or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Praia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 24 24 24 24 25 25 26 28 28 28 27 26
Water temp. (°C) 26 25 24 25 25 26 28 28 29 29 27 27
Precipitation (mm) 1 2 1 3 1 4 4 32 50 42 10 3

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14 day weather forecast Praia

The weather for in Praia will be 26° till 24° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Monday 6 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
22°
25° 0 mm 0% 6 m/s 2
Tuesday 7 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
22°
25° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 1
Wednesday 8 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
22°
25° 0 mm 0% 6 m/s 1
Thursday 9 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
22°
25° 0 mm 0% 8 m/s 2
Friday 10 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
22°
25° 0 mm 0% 7 m/s 1
Saturday 11 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
21°
25° 0 mm 0% 6 m/s 2
Sunday 12 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
22°
25° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Monday 13 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
21°
25° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 2
Tuesday 14 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
22°
25° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 2
Wednesday 15 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
18°
25° 10.7 mm 80% 7 m/s 2
Thursday 16 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
20°
25° 0.5 mm 15% 4 m/s 2
Friday 17 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
22°
25° 3.1 mm 50% 5 m/s 2
Saturday 18 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
22°
25° 0.8 mm 20% 4 m/s 2
Sunday 19 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
22°
25° 0.1 mm 20% 5 m/s 2

Climate Praia

Praia has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Praia is 26° degrees and there is about 154 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 288 days a year with an average humidity of 75% and an UV-index of 6.

Climate table of Praia

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 24 24 24 24 25 25 26 28 28 28 27 26
Night temp. (°C) 22 21 21 21 22 23 24 25 26 26 25 23
Water temp. (°C) 26 25 24 25 25 26 28 28 29 29 27 27
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 1 2 1 3 1 4 4 32 50 42 10 3
Days with rain 1 2 2 4 1 3 6 12 13 7 3 1
Dry days 30 26 29 26 30 27 25 19 17 24 27 30
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 10 10 10 10 10 8 7 8 9 9 9
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 4 4
UV-index 6 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 6

Praia weather by month

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Praia?

Praia is located in Cape Verde. It lies in a straight line at 2,840 miles from London.

The coordinates of Praia are:

  • Latitude: 14.916667
  • Longitude: -23.516667

The GPS coordinates are 14° 55' N, 23° 31' W

How long is the flight to Praia?

The flight time from London-Heathrow to Praia is approximately 7 h. 10 min.

What are the nearest airports to Praia?

These are the airports closests to Praia:

  • Praia International Airport (2 mi) – Praia
  • Maio Airport (26 mi) – Vila do Maio
  • Rabil Airport (94 mi) – Rabil

How many inhabitants are there in Praia?

Praia has approximately 113,364 inhabitants.

How big is Praia?

The area of Praia is around 108 mi².

What is the currency of Praia?

In Praia the Cape Verde escudo (CVE) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 6 December 2021

  • 1 Cape Verde escudo = 123.06 British pound
  • 1 British pound = 0.008 Cape Verde escudo
  • 10 Cape Verde escudo = 1,230.62 British pound
  • 10 British pound = 0.081 Cape Verde escudo
  • 100 Cape Verde escudo = 12,306.20 British pound
  • 100 British pound = 0.81 Cape Verde escudo

What is the area code of Praia?

The area code to call Praia is +238.