Eritrea Climatic Classifications

CodeDescriptionGroupNumber of states/regionsStates/regions
BwhSubtropical desertArid4 Anseba Gash-Barka Northern Red Sea Southern Red Sea
BshSubtropical steppeArid2 Debub Maekel

Summary: Most regions (4) in Eritrea lie in the Subtropical desert climate zone (Köppen: Bwh). The mean average of annual temperatures range from a high of 31.03°C (87.85°F) in Anseba to a low of 23.21°C (73.78°F) in Debub.

Climate Eritrea: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)32.9(91.22)34.79(94.62)37.16(98.89)39.03(102.25)38.87(101.97)37.25(99.05)35.65(96.17)35.05(95.09)35.4(95.72)36.34(97.41)34.56(94.21)32.82(91.08)39.03(102.25)
Average high °C (°F)27.35(81.23)28.92(84.06)30.77(87.39)32.48(90.46)33.21(91.78)33.38(92.08)30.85(87.53)30.18(86.32)31.86(89.35)30.74(87.33)28.75(83.75)27.11(80.8)30.47(86.85)
Daily mean °C (°F)23.22(73.8)24.66(76.39)26.7(80.06)28.66(83.59)30.0(86.0)30.22(86.4)28.14(82.65)27.47(81.45)28.68(83.62)27.43(81.37)25.3(77.54)23.37(74.07)26.99(80.58)
Average low °C (°F)17.57(63.63)18.58(65.44)20.37(68.67)22.49(72.48)24.44(75.99)24.92(76.86)24.05(75.29)23.47(74.25)23.52(74.34)22.06(71.71)20.15(68.27)18.06(64.51)21.64(70.95)
Record low °C (°F)14.08(57.34)15.19(59.34)16.9(62.42)18.67(65.61)20.17(68.31)20.92(69.66)20.3(68.54)19.88(67.78)19.09(66.36)17.2(62.96)15.95(60.71)14.31(57.76)14.08(57.34)
Average precipitation mm (inches)5.34(0.21)8.63(0.34)18.0(0.71)39.56(1.56)45.73(1.8)26.03(1.02)94.53(3.72)107.04(4.21)20.72(0.82)13.5(0.53)12.5(0.49)3.73(0.15)32.94(1.3)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)1.151.74.886.355.895.2915.5317.355.82.743.31.015.92
Average relative humidity (%)55.2750.9845.3343.2538.6937.7453.0158.4945.3443.3151.9555.7948.26
Mean monthly sunshine hours11.3511.4811.4711.4612.5712.9711.5611.0511.3110.68.659.5611.17

Eritrea Climate Graph

Eritrea

Eritrea’s Cities by Temperature

Eritrea’s states/regions ranking by average yearly temperature:

Anseba
31.03°C | 87.85°F
Gash-Barka
31.03°C | 87.85°F
Southern Red Sea
30.22°C | 86.4°F
Debub
23.21°C | 73.78°F
Maekel
23.21°C | 73.78°F
Northern Red Sea
23.21°C | 73.78°F

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