Dikhil weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Dikhil

The best time to visit in Dikhil in Djibouti is from January until December, when you will have a pleasant till very hot temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Dikhil is 38°C in June and the lowest is 26°C in January.

Dikhil has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Dikhil 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 Dikhil by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 26 27 28 31 34 38 38 37 36 32 29 27
Precipitation (mm) 9 11 8 8 6 1 6 15 5 8 12 5

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14 day weather forecast Dikhil

The weather for in Dikhil will be 31° till 27° degrees in the next 14 days with one day chance of light rain showers.

Weather forecast this week

Friday 3 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
20°
0 mm 0% 6 m/s 1
Saturday 4 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
20°
0 mm 0% 6 m/s 2
Sunday 5 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
20°
0 mm 0% 6 m/s 2
Monday 6 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
20°
0 mm 0% 6 m/s 2
Tuesday 7 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
20°
0 mm 0% 7 m/s 2
Wednesday 8 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
19°
0 mm 0% 6 m/s 2
Thursday 9 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
19°
0 mm 0% 6 m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Friday 10 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
20°
0 mm 0% 6 m/s 2
Saturday 11 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
20°
0 mm 0% 6 m/s 2
Sunday 12 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
21°
0 mm 0% 7 m/s 2
Monday 13 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
23°
0 mm 0% 7 m/s 2
Tuesday 14 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
23°
0 mm 0% 8 m/s 2
Wednesday 15 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
23°
0 mm 0% 8 m/s 2
Thursday 16 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
24°
0.1 mm 20% 8 m/s 2

Climate Dikhil

Dikhil has the desert climate prevailing. The daytime temperature is warm to hot, while it can also be cold at night. You won't have rain here anytime soon. The average annual temperature for Dikhil is 32° degrees and there is about 95 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 251 days a year with an average humidity of 61% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate table of Dikhil

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 26 27 28 31 34 38 38 37 36 32 29 27
Night temp. (°C) 22 22 24 25 28 31 32 31 30 26 25 23
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 9 11 8 8 6 1 6 15 5 8 12 5
Days with rain 8 7 8 5 4 1 5 9 4 4 7 5
Dry days 23 21 23 25 27 29 26 22 26 27 23 26
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 8 9 9 11 12 12 12 12 12 9 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 2 2 3 3
UV-index 6 6 7 7 8 8 8 8 8 7 7 6

Dikhil weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Dikhil? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Dikhil?

Dikhil is located in Djibouti. It lies in a straight line at 3,665 miles from London.

The coordinates of Dikhil are:

  • Latitude: 11.108611
  • Longitude: 42.373889

The GPS coordinates are 11° 6' N, 42° 22' E

How long is the flight to Dikhil?

The flight time from London-Heathrow to Dikhil is approximately 8 h. 10 min.

What are the nearest airports to Dikhil?

These are the airports closests to Dikhil:

  • Aba Tenna Dejazmach Yilma International Airport (108 mi) – Dire Dawa
  • Wilwal International Airport (128 mi) – Jijiga
  • Berbera Airport (181 mi) – Berbera

How many inhabitants are there in Dikhil?

Dikhil has approximately 12,043 inhabitants.

How big is Dikhil?

The area of Dikhil is around 10 mi².

What is the currency of Dikhil?

In Dikhil the Djiboutian franc (DJF) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 3 December 2021

  • 1 Djiboutian franc = 235.20 British pound
  • 1 British pound = 0.004 Djiboutian franc
  • 10 Djiboutian franc = 2,351.96 British pound
  • 10 British pound = 0.043 Djiboutian franc
  • 100 Djiboutian franc = 23,519.58 British pound
  • 100 British pound = 0.43 Djiboutian franc

What is the area code of Dikhil?

The area code to call Dikhil is +253.