Laâyoune-Boujdour-Sakia El Hamra, Western Sahara Climate

Weather: 24.65°C/76.37°F, Wind SW at 4.58 km/h, 59% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

Western Sahara
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Laâyoune-Boujdour-Sakia el Hamra Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 216.85 meters (711.45 feet) above sea level, Laâyoune-Boujdour-Sakia el Hamra has a Subtropical desert climate (Classification: BWh). The city’s yearly temperature is 25.7ºC (78.26ºF) and it is -1.04% lower than Western Sahara’s averages. Laâyoune-Boujdour-Sakia el Hamra typically receives about 10.09 millimeters (0.4 inches) of precipitation and has 18.54 rainy days (5.08% of the time) annually.

Country Western Sahara
Longitude -13.1740348
Latitude 25.4435898
Attitude/Elevation 216.85m (711.45ft)
Local time Thursday 10:28
Annual high temperature 31.18ºC (88.12ºF)
Annual low temperature 18.31ºC (64.96ºF)
Average annual precip. 10.09mm (0.4in)
Warmest month July (40.92ºC / 105.66ºF)
Coldest Month January (11.18ºC / 52.12ºF)
Wettest Month October (39.95mm / 1.57in)
Driest Month March (0.79mm / 0.03in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm) 18.54 days (5.08%)
Days with no rain 346.46 days (94.92%)
Humidity 34.52%

Climate Laâyoune-Boujdour-Sakia el Hamra: Monthly Averages

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Nov Oct Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 31.0(87.8) 36.0(96.8) 39.0(102.2) 40.0(104.0) 44.0(111.2) 46.0(114.8) 48.0(118.4) 48.0(118.4) 44.0(111.2) 43.0(109.4) 35.0(95.0) 30.0(86.0) 48.0(118.4)
Average high °C (°F) 21.91(71.44) 24.09(75.36) 27.94(82.29) 30.72(87.3) 33.53(92.35) 36.08(96.94) 40.92(105.66) 40.88(105.58) 36.6(97.88) 32.3(90.14) 26.44(79.59) 22.72(72.9) 31.18(88.12)
Daily mean °C (°F) 16.79(62.22) 18.97(66.15) 22.27(72.09) 24.76(76.57) 27.57(81.63) 29.7(85.46) 34.39(93.9) 34.98(94.96) 31.42(88.56) 27.62(81.72) 21.94(71.49) 18.04(64.47) 25.7(78.26)
Average 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) 18.31(64.96)
Record low °C (°F) 6.0(42.8) 7.0(44.6) 7.0(44.6) 10.0(50.0) 11.0(51.8) 12.0(53.6) 15.0(59.0) 15.0(59.0) 17.0(62.6) 14.0(57.2) 11.0(51.8) 8.0(46.4) 6.0(42.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 2.77(0.11) 1.5(0.06) 0.79(0.03) 6.15(0.24) 6.82(0.27) 2.91(0.11) 2.87(0.11) 16.73(0.66) 33.55(1.32) 39.95(1.57) 3.55(0.14) 3.47(0.14) 10.09(0.4)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 0.45 0.82 0.36 0.55 1.18 0.91 0.91 4.18 5.82 2.45 0.55 0.36 1.54
Average relative humidity (%) 37.88 37.91 34.79 36.1 34.25 33.85 26.68 26.46 32.62 35.79 40.4 37.48 34.52
Mean monthly sunshine hours 10.68 11.05 11.43 11.43 11.52 11.53 11.52 11.55 11.43 11.36 10.76 10.58 11.24

Climate Graph

The chart below shows the mean monthly temperature and precipitation of Laâyoune-Boujdour-Sakia el Hamra in recent years.

Laâyoune-Boujdour-Sakia el Hamra

Laâyoune-Boujdour-Sakia el Hamra Temperature by Month

August
34.98°C | 94.96°F
July
34.39°C | 93.9°F
September
31.42°C | 88.56°F
June
29.7°C | 85.46°F
October
27.62°C | 81.72°F
May
27.57°C | 81.63°F
April
24.76°C | 76.57°F
March
22.27°C | 72.09°F
November
21.94°C | 71.49°F
February
18.97°C | 66.15°F
December
18.04°C | 64.47°F
January
16.79°C | 62.22°F

Historical Data

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Temperature Max Average Min
Max Temperature 42.0°C (107.6°F) 34.74°C (94.53°F) 28.0°C (82.4°F)
Avg Temperature 37.0°C (98.6°F) 29.23°C (84.61°F) 22.0°C (71.6°F)
Min Temperature 28.0°C (82.4°F) 20.87°C (69.57°F) 15.0°C (59.0°F)
Dew Point Max Average Min
Dew Point 11.0°C (51.8°F) 5.65°C (42.17°F) -10.0°C (14.0°F)
Precipitation Max Average Min Sum
Precipitation 10.6mm | 0.42in 0.53mm | 0.02in 0.0mm | 0in 16.3mm | 0.64in
Snowdepth 0.0mm | 0in 0.0mm | 0in 0.0mm | 0in 0.0mm | 0in
Wind Max Average Min
Wind 36.0kmh | 22.37mph 22.06kmh | 13.71mph 15.0kmh | 9.32mph
Gust Wind 43.0kmh | 26.72mph 30.45kmh | 18.92mph 22.0kmh | 13.67mph
Sea Level Pressure Max Average Min
Sea Level Pressure 10.6mb 0.53mb 0.0mb
Laâyoune-Boujdour-Sakia el Hamra

Daily Observations

Time Temperature Dew Point Humidity Wind Speed Pressure Precipitation
May ° C | ° F ° C | ° F % Kph | Mph Hg | Mb Total (mm/in)
2019-05-01 26 | 78.8 9 | 48.2 38 26 | 16.16 29.8 | 1009 0.0 | 0.0
2019-05-02 23 | 73.4 8 | 46.4 45 27 | 16.78 29.85 | 1011 0.0 | 0.0
2019-05-03 22 | 71.6 8 | 46.4 47 22 | 13.67 29.91 | 1013 0.0 | 0.0
2019-05-04 22 | 71.6 7 | 44.6 45 24 | 14.91 29.94 | 1014 0.0 | 0.0
2019-05-05 24 | 75.2 7 | 44.6 45 23 | 14.29 29.97 | 1015 0.0 | 0.0
2019-05-06 27 | 80.6 5 | 41.0 36 17 | 10.56 30.0 | 1016 0.0 | 0.0
2019-05-07 30 | 86.0 4 | 39.2 28 17 | 10.56 29.97 | 1015 0.0 | 0.0
2019-05-08 31 | 87.8 4 | 39.2 24 24 | 14.91 29.94 | 1014 0.0 | 0.0
2019-05-09 30 | 86.0 1 | 33.8 20 25 | 15.53 29.91 | 1013 0.0 | 0.0
2019-05-10 30 | 86.0 3 | 37.4 24 19 | 11.81 29.85 | 1011 0.0 | 0.0
2019-05-11 34 | 93.2 -1 | 30.2 18 18 | 11.18 29.85 | 1011 0.0 | 0.0
2019-05-12 37 | 98.6 -10 | 14.0 5 15 | 9.32 29.83 | 1010 0.0 | 0.0
2019-05-13 37 | 98.6 -3 | 26.6 10 16 | 9.94 29.8 | 1009 0.0 | 0.0
2019-05-14 36 | 96.8 2 | 35.6 17 21 | 13.05 29.8 | 1009 0.0 | 0.0
2019-05-15 36 | 96.8 2 | 35.6 16 20 | 12.43 29.77 | 1008 0.0 | 0.0
2019-05-16 36 | 96.8 5 | 41.0 18 20 | 12.43 29.77 | 1008 0.0 | 0.0
2019-05-17 33 | 91.4 6 | 42.8 24 25 | 15.53 29.83 | 1010 0.3 | 0.01
2019-05-18 33 | 91.4 7 | 44.6 24 20 | 12.43 29.83 | 1010 5.4 | 0.21
2019-05-19 28 | 82.4 9 | 48.2 31 25 | 15.53 29.83 | 1010 10.6 | 0.42
2019-05-20 23 | 73.4 10 | 50.0 48 36 | 22.37 29.88 | 1012 0.0 | 0.0
2019-05-21 24 | 75.2 10 | 50.0 50 30 | 18.64 29.91 | 1013 0.0 | 0.0
2019-05-22 24 | 75.2 10 | 50.0 48 30 | 18.64 29.91 | 1013 0.0 | 0.0
2019-05-23 24 | 75.2 10 | 50.0 49 22 | 13.67 29.91 | 1013 0.0 | 0.0
2019-05-24 29 | 84.2 8 | 46.4 35 16 | 9.94 29.85 | 1011 0.0 | 0.0
2019-05-25 30 | 86.0 7 | 44.6 28 26 | 16.16 29.85 | 1011 0.0 | 0.0
2019-05-26 28 | 82.4 5 | 41.0 29 22 | 13.67 29.85 | 1011 0.0 | 0.0
2019-05-27 30 | 86.0 7 | 44.6 29 19 | 11.81 29.83 | 1010 0.0 | 0.0
2019-05-28 29 | 84.2 8 | 46.4 31 19 | 11.81 29.85 | 1011 0.0 | 0.0
2019-05-29 28 | 82.4 11 | 51.8 40 22 | 13.67 29.88 | 1012 0.0 | 0.0
2019-05-30 30 | 86.0 9 | 48.2 33 20 | 12.43 29.88 | 1012 0.0 | 0.0
2019-05-31 32 | 89.6 7 | 44.6 26 18 | 11.18 29.83 | 1010 0.0 | 0.0

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