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Mogadishu Climate & Temperature

  • Mogadishu, Somalia is at 2°1'N, 45°21'E, 9 m (30 ft). See map.
  • Mogadishu has a subtropical desert / low-latitude arid hot climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: BWh)
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Mogadishu is situated in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The average temperature is 27 degrees Celsius (80.7 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3 °C (5.4°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype truly hyperoceanic. Mogadishu Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 399 mm (15.7 inches) which is equivalent to 399 Litres/m² (9.79 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 3083 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Mogadishu you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Atuona, French Polynesia where you would find a Tropical wet climate.

Mogadishu Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 30 (86) 30 (86) 31 (88) 32 (90) 31 (88) 30 (86) 29 (84) 29 (84) 29 (84) 30 (86) 31 (88) 31 (88) 30 (86)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 27 (80) 27 (80) 28 (82) 29 (84) 28 (82) 27 (81) 26 (79) 26 (79) 26 (79) 27 (81) 28 (82) 27 (81) 27 (81)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 23 (73) 23 (73) 25 (77) 26 (79) 25 (77) 24 (75) 23 (73) 23 (73) 23 (73) 24 (75) 24 (75) 23 (73) 24 (75)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 1 (0) 0 (0) 9 (0) 58 (2) 56 (2) 82 (3) 58 (2) 40 (2) 23 (1) 27 (1) 36 (1) 9 (0) 399 (16)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (3) 5 (17) 7 (23) 13 (43) 13 (42) 10 (32) 5 (17) 4 (13) 4 (13) 2 (6) 64 (17)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 8h 38' 8h 53' 9h 05' 8h 40' 8h 48' 7h 16' 7h 17' 8h 09' 8h 50' 8h 36' 8h 42' 8h 21' 8h 26'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 12h 00' 12h 03' 12h 06' 12h 09' 12h 12' 12h 13' 12h 13' 12h 10' 12h 07' 12h 04' 12h 01' 12h 00' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 73 (27) 74 (26) 76 (24) 72 (28) 73 (27) 60 (40) 60 (40) 68 (32) 74 (26) 72 (28) 73 (27) 70 (30) 70 (30)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 67.9 77 87.5 80.1 71.8 68.6 71.5 79.9 87.8 76.7 67.8 64.5 75

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