Mogadishu weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Mogadishu

The best time to visit in Mogadishu in Somalia is from January until December, when you will have a warm temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Mogadishu is 31°C in March and the lowest is 27°C in July. The water temperature is between 27°C and 30°C.

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 30 30 31 31 30 29 27 27 28 29 30 30
Water temp. (°C) 27 27 30 30 30 28 27 27 27 28 29 29
Precipitation (mm) 1 1 3 51 39 24 24 18 9 29 49 17

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14 day weather forecast Mogadishu

The weather for in Mogadishu will be 29° till 28° 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 Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
26°
0 mm 0% 7 m/s 2
Saturday 4 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
26°
0 mm 0% 7 m/s 2
Sunday 5 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
26°
0.1 mm 20% 7 m/s 1
Monday 6 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
26°
0.4 mm 10% 8 m/s 2
Tuesday 7 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
26°
0.4 mm 15% 8 m/s 2
Wednesday 8 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
26°
0.3 mm 10% 7 m/s 2
Thursday 9 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
26°
0 mm 0% 7 m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Friday 10 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
26°
0.1 mm 20% 8 m/s 3
Saturday 11 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
25°
0 mm 0% 8 m/s 3
Sunday 12 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
25°
0.1 mm 20% 8 m/s 2
Monday 13 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
27°
2.6 mm 45% 8 m/s 3
Tuesday 14 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
27°
3.3 mm 50% 8 m/s 3
Wednesday 15 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
27°
1.2 mm 30% 7 m/s 3
Thursday 16 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
27°
5.3 mm 65% 7 m/s 3

Climate Mogadishu

Mogadishu 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 Mogadishu is 29° degrees and there is about 265 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 165 days a year with an average humidity of 75% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate table of Mogadishu

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 30 30 31 31 30 29 27 27 28 29 30 30
Night temp. (°C) 25 25 26 27 27 26 25 25 25 26 26 26
Water temp. (°C) 27 27 30 30 30 28 27 27 27 28 29 29
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 1 1 3 51 39 24 24 18 9 29 49 17
Days with rain 1 - 4 15 19 16 19 15 9 12 15 7
Dry days 30 28 27 15 12 14 12 16 21 19 15 24
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 10 10 11 11 10 10 10 9 9 9 9
Wind force (Bft) 5 5 4 3 4 4 5 4 4 3 3 4
UV-index 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7

Mogadishu weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Mogadishu? 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 Mogadishu?

Mogadishu is located in Somalia. It lies in a straight line at 4,307 miles from London.

The coordinates of Mogadishu are:

  • Latitude: 2.046193
  • Longitude: 45.33407

The GPS coordinates are 2° 2' N, 45° 20' E

How long is the flight to Mogadishu?

The flight time from London-Heathrow to Mogadishu is approximately 9 h. 40 min.

What are the nearest airports to Mogadishu?

These are the airports closests to Mogadishu:

  • Aden Adde International Airport (3 mi) – Mogadishu
  • Gode Airport (295 mi) – Godē

How many inhabitants are there in Mogadishu?

Mogadishu has approximately 1,100,000 inhabitants.

How big is Mogadishu?

The area of Mogadishu is around 3,417 mi².

What is the currency of Mogadishu?

In Mogadishu the Somali shilling (SOS) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 3 December 2021

  • 1 Somali shilling = 770.12 British pound
  • 1 British pound = 0.001 Somali shilling
  • 10 Somali shilling = 7,701.23 British pound
  • 10 British pound = 0.013 Somali shilling
  • 100 Somali shilling = 77,012.31 British pound
  • 100 British pound = 0.13 Somali shilling

What is the area code of Mogadishu?

The area code to call Mogadishu is +252.