Djibouti weather in May

Are you planning a trip to Djibouti in May and wondering what kind of weather to expect? Look no further than this page for all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Djibouti in May?

The weather conditions in Djibouti in May are generally pleasant.

You can expect very warm maximum average daytime temperatures of around 34°C (94°F) and nighttime temperatures around 28°C (83°F) in Djibouti. These night and day temperatures are average and some days may be even warmer. So be prepared and dress for the heat.

May is a dry month with an average rainfall of around 22mm (0.85 inches) in Djibouti. It is also generally a sunny time of year with an average of 315 hours of sunshine in Djibouti during the entire month.

To learn more about the weather conditions in specific areas of Djibouti, check out the map below.

Where to go in Djibouti in May

Find the average weather conditions in May for the most popular destinations in Djibouti on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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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).

Popular destinations in Djibouti

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

Average weather in Djibouti

In May Djibouti generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 34°C (94°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 28°C (83°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
31°C / 88°F 
26°C / 79°F 
274 hours 
38mm / 1.50" 
1 days 
34°C / 94°F 
28°C / 83°F 
315 hours 
22mm / 0.85" 
1 day 
June   >> June
38°C / 100°F 
30°C / 87°F 
284 hours 
2mm / 0.08" 
1 days 
Climate in Djibouti

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Is May the best time to go to Djibouti?

In our opinion May is a good time to visit Djibouti with commonly pleasant weather in Djibouti. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

On average the best time to visit Djibouti is in January, February and December with generally perfect weather in Djibouti. The worst months are June, July, August and September that can have unpleasant weather conditions.

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