Western Sahara Climatic Classifications

CodeDescriptionGroupNumber of states/regionsStates/regions
BwhSubtropical desertArid2 Laâyoune-Boujdour-Sakia el Hamra Oued ed Dahab-Lagouira

Summary: Most regions (2) in Western Sahara lie in the Subtropical desert climate zone (Köppen: Bwh). The mean average of annual temperatures range from a high of 27.78°C (82.0°F) in Oued ed Dahab-Lagouira to a low of 25.7°C (78.26°F) in Laâyoune-Boujdour-Sakia el Hamra.

Climate Western Sahara: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)23.74(74.73)25.68(78.22)29.79(85.62)32.6(90.68)35.5(95.9)38.44(101.19)42.13(107.83)41.34(106.41)38.41(101.14)34.19(93.54)28.26(82.87)24.41(75.94)42.13(107.83)
Average high °C (°F)22.82(73.08)24.88(76.78)28.87(83.97)31.66(88.99)34.52(94.14)37.26(99.07)41.53(106.75)41.11(106.0)37.5(99.5)33.24(91.83)27.35(81.23)23.56(74.41)32.02(89.64)
Daily mean °C (°F)17.64(63.75)19.8(67.64)23.24(73.83)25.86(78.55)28.8(83.84)31.2(88.16)35.25(95.45)35.57(96.03)32.78(91.0)28.9(84.02)23.01(73.42)18.87(65.97)26.74(80.13)
Average low °C (°F)11.93(53.47)13.46(56.23)15.62(60.12)17.59(63.66)20.27(68.49)22.45(72.41)26.12(79.02)27.81(82.06)26.47(79.65)23.3(73.94)17.78(64.0)13.7(56.66)19.71(67.48)
Record low °C (°F)11.18(52.12)12.55(54.59)14.56(58.21)16.09(60.96)18.44(65.19)20.16(68.29)24.55(76.19)26.48(79.66)24.52(76.14)21.71(71.08)16.53(61.75)12.9(55.22)11.18(52.12)
Average precipitation mm (inches)2.85(0.11)2.56(0.1)1.57(0.06)5.97(0.24)6.07(0.24)3.65(0.14)2.6(0.1)14.97(0.59)29.55(1.16)30.44(1.2)3.15(0.12)2.31(0.09)8.81(0.35)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)0.50.640.50.821.090.960.824.275.192.820.50.361.54
Average relative humidity (%)33.6633.530.3731.3229.1928.2523.5224.6228.9231.735.4633.8130.36
Mean monthly sunshine hours10.7511.0811.4511.4311.5211.5311.5411.5711.4611.3410.8110.6311.26

Western Sahara Climate Graph

Western Sahara

Western Sahara’s Cities by Temperature

Western Sahara’s states/regions ranking by average yearly temperature:

Oued ed Dahab-Lagouira
27.78°C | 82.0°F
Laâyoune-Boujdour-Sakia el Hamra
25.7°C | 78.26°F

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