Asmara weather in January (Eritrea)

This month is known as a warm month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Asmara in January lies at 28.7°C (83.66°F). Usually it is the coldest month of the year. The average minimum temperature goes down to around 16.1°C (60.98°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

January is a dry month with an average of 18mm (0.7 inches) of rain. There are generally around 1 rainy days. If you enjoy blue skies and sunshine, then this is a great time to go to Asmara with 293 hours of sun during the entire month.


Asmara, monthly averages in January

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Min Temperature 16 °C  
Max Temperature 28 °C  
Chance of Rain 6%  
Precipitation 18mm  
Rainy days 2 days  
Humidity 54% *  
Sunshine 293 hrs *  

Where to stay in Asmara

Where to go in Eritrea in January

Find out more about the weather in Eritrea in January and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Asmara might want to wear airy clothing, t-shirts and other summer cloths. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool on a hot day.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in January.

Outdoor sports

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