Climate and average weather in Mali
The best time to visit is November-February, during the cool and dry season. Mali is made up of two climatic regions, Sudanese and Sahelian. Average annual rainfall in the south of the Sudanese regions is about 762mm (55 inches) and in the north, where it borders the desert, only 203mm (8 inches). In the Sahelian region there are considerable variations of temperature. Especially in April, May and June, the period of maximum heat. The average temperature is around 30 degrees Celsius (86° Fahrenheit). The year is divided into three main seasons varying in length according to the latitude. November till February is cool and dry, March to May is hot and dry and June to October is a season of rains characterized by lower temperatures and an increase in humidity.
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1. Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year
2. Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)
3. Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year
On certain pages we also offer other historical weather data like humidity, wind speed and water temperature.
Regions in Mali
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Places in Mali
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