Tripoli weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Tripoli

The best time to visit in Tripoli in Libya is from March until November, when you will have a pleasant till hot temperature and none till limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Tripoli is 33°C in July and the lowest is 17°C in January. The water temperature is between 17°C and 28°C.

Tripoli has the semi-arid climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Tripoli 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 Tripoli by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 17 18 21 25 27 31 33 33 32 28 23 18
Water temp. (°C) 17 17 17 18 20 23 27 28 28 25 23 19
Precipitation (mm) 23 24 16 5 6 4 0 1 7 19 18 27

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14 day weather forecast Tripoli

The weather for in Tripoli will be 19° till 16° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Friday 3 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
12°
21° 1.9 mm 65% 5 m/s 1
Saturday 4 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
12°
21° 6.5 mm 85% 6 m/s 0
Sunday 5 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
10°
21° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 1
Monday 6 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
10°
21° 4.6 mm 80% 8 m/s 1
Tuesday 7 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
12°
21° 5.7 mm 85% 10 m/s 1
Wednesday 8 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
21° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Thursday 9 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
13°
21° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Friday 10 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
12°
21° 1.2 mm 55% 8 m/s 1
Saturday 11 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
14°
21° 2.2 mm 70% 8 m/s 1
Sunday 12 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
11°
21° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Monday 13 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
11°
21° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Tuesday 14 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
11°
21° 1.2 mm 55% 4 m/s 1
Wednesday 15 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
14°
21° 2.0 mm 65% 4 m/s 1
Thursday 16 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
14°
21° 9.5 mm 90% 7 m/s 1

Climate Tripoli

Tripoli has the semi-arid climate prevailing. It is warm to hot all year round and trees don't grow here because of the drought. It consists mainly of sand with grasses and sometimes shrubs. The average annual temperature for Tripoli is 25° degrees and there is about 148 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 273 days a year with an average humidity of 53% and an UV-index of 6.

Climate table of Tripoli

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 17 18 21 25 27 31 33 33 32 28 23 18
Night temp. (°C) 11 11 14 16 19 23 25 26 25 22 17 13
Water temp. (°C) 17 17 17 18 20 23 27 28 28 25 23 19
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 23 24 16 5 6 4 0 1 7 19 18 27
Days with rain 9 8 9 5 4 2 1 1 5 6 8 11
Dry days 22 20 22 25 27 28 30 30 25 25 22 20
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 9 9 10 10 11 10 10 10 10 9 9
Wind force (Bft) 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 4 4 5 6 6 7 7 7 7 6 5 4

Tripoli weather by month

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Tripoli?

Tripoli is located in Libya. It lies in a straight line at 1,450 miles from London.

The coordinates of Tripoli are:

  • Latitude: 32.8925
  • Longitude: 13.18

The GPS coordinates are 32° 53' N, 13° 10' E

How long is the flight to Tripoli?

The flight time from London-Heathrow to Tripoli is approximately 3 h. 10 min.

What are the nearest airports to Tripoli?

These are the airports closests to Tripoli:

  • Mitiga Airport (6 mi) – Tripoli
  • Tripoli International Airport (16 mi) – Tripoli
  • Djerba Zarzis International Airport (154 mi) – Houmt Souk

How many inhabitants are there in Tripoli?

Tripoli has approximately 2,189,000 inhabitants.

How big is Tripoli?

The area of Tripoli is around 897 mi².

What is the currency of Tripoli?

In Tripoli the Libyan dinar (LYD) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 3 December 2021

  • 1 Libyan dinar = 1.79 British pound
  • 1 British pound = 0.56 Libyan dinar
  • 10 Libyan dinar = 17.88 British pound
  • 10 British pound = 5.59 Libyan dinar
  • 100 Libyan dinar = 178.82 British pound
  • 100 British pound = 55.92 Libyan dinar

What is the area code of Tripoli?

The area code to call Tripoli is +218.