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Weather in May in Djibouti

Planning a getaway to Djibouti this May and curious about the weather you should prepare for? Discover all the vital details you need on this page, solving your puzzle:

What is the weather like in Djibouti in May?

May in Djibouti generally has very warm temperatures, with low precipitation.


You can expect very warm maximum daytime temperatures of around 34°C and nighttime temperatures around 28°C in Djibouti. While the given temperatures for day and night are typical, there may be days that feel warmer. Make sure you're dressed in a way that keeps you cool and comfortable.


May is a dry month with an average rainfall of around 22 mm in Djibouti.

Average sunshine

Meanwhile, Djibouti enjoys close to 315 hours of sunlight. This means it's a great month if you prefer bright and sunny days.

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

Where to go in Djibouti in May

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 May for the most popular destinonation in Djibouti?


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

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<<   April April
274 hours 
38 mm 
1 day 
315 hours 
22 mm 
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June   >> June
284 hours 
2 mm 
1 day 
Climate in Djibouti

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Is May the best time to visit Djibouti?

Given the typically pleasant weather conditions in Djibouti, May might be a good time to visit Djibouti. It's worth noting that weather conditions might differ depending on the location you visit.

Generally speaking, January, February and December provide perfect weather in Djibouti. In contrast, June, July, August and September tend to have unpleasant weather conditions.

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