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Weather in August in Djibouti

Thinking about venturing to Djibouti this August and curious about the weather conditions to expect? This page holds all the key information you seek, responding to your question:

What is the weather like in Djibouti in August?

August in Djibouti generally has very warm temperatures, with low precipitation. In August, it is summer.


You can expect very warm maximum daytime temperatures of around 38°C and nighttime temperatures around 30°C in Djibouti. These night and day temperatures are average and some days may be even warmer. So be prepared and dress for the heat.


August is a dry month with an average rainfall of around 17 mm in Djibouti.

Average sunshine

The city Djibouti usually sees around 277 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

To learn more about the conditions in specific areas of Djibouti in August, check out the map below. For more details on the yearly weather, visit our Djibouti climate page.

Where to go in Djibouti in August

Find more information for the most popular destinations in the Djibouti on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailes.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

Popular destinations

What is the weather like in August for the most popular destinonation in Djibouti?


In August Djibouti generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 38°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 30°C and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

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<<   July July
259 hours 
6.7 mm 
1 day 
277 hours 
17 mm 
1 day 
279 hours 
12 mm 
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Climate in Djibouti

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Is August the best time to visit Djibouti?

In our opinion, August may not be the ideal time to visit Djibouti due to the typically unpleasant weather in Djibouti.

Generally speaking, January, February and December provide perfect weather in Djibouti. On the other hand, the weather in June, July, August and September tend to be unpleasant.

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