Ethiopia weather in February

Thinking about venturing to Ethiopia this February 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 Ethiopia in February?

Ethiopia has a wide variety of climate types. During February, you can expect temperatures that range from pleasant to warm and precipitation levels ranging from almost none to moderate.

Based on our climate data spanning from 1990-2020, the average maximum temperature is pleasant in Goba at 21°C to warm in Adama at 30°C. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 14°C in Adama and 8°C in Goba.

In February, precipitation varies across different areas. From almost no rainfall in Bahar Dar with an average of 4.7 mm to moderate rainfall in Sanetti Plateau with 90 mm. Meanwhile, Addis Ababa enjoys close to 238 hours of sunlight. This means it's a great month if you prefer bright and sunny days.

For specific regional insights in Ethiopia for February, refer to the map provided below. For an in-depth overview of the yearly weather conditions, do visit our Ethiopia climate page.

Where to go in Ethiopia in February

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

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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 in Ethiopia

What is the weather like in February for the 5 most popular destinations in Ethiopia?

Average weather in Addis Ababa

In February Addis Ababa generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 25°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 10°C and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Addis Ababa
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   January January
<<  
24°C 
9°C 
270 hours 
18 mm 
4 days 
25°C 
10°C 
238 hours 
23 mm 
5 days 
March   >> March
>>  
26°C 
12°C 
248 hours 
67 mm 
6 days 
Climate in Addis Ababa

Average weather in Bahir Dar

In February Bahir Dar generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 16°C and almost no monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Bahir Dar
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   January January
<<  
27°C 
15°C 
4.2 mm 
2 days 
28°C 
16°C 
4.8 mm 
3 days 
March   >> March
>>  
29°C 
17°C 
16 mm 
4 days 
Climate in Bahir Dar

Average weather in Gonder

In February Gonder generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 13°C and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Gonder
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   January January
<<  
27°C 
11°C 
5.7 mm 
2 days 
29°C 
13°C 
6.4 mm 
3 days 
March   >> March
>>  
30°C 
15°C 
23 mm 
4 days 
Climate in Gonder

Average weather in Debre Zeyit

In February Debre Zeyit generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 13°C and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Debre Zeyit
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   January January
<<  
26°C 
11°C 
270 hours 
8.5 mm 
3 days 
28°C 
13°C 
238 hours 
12 mm 
4 days 
March   >> March
>>  
28°C 
14°C 
248 hours 
35 mm 
6 days 
Climate in Debre Zeyit

Average weather in Adama

In February Adama generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 30°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 14°C and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Adama
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   January January
<<  
28°C 
13°C 
270 hours 
7.8 mm 
3 days 
30°C 
14°C 
238 hours 
11 mm 
4 days 
March   >> March
>>  
31°C 
16°C 
248 hours 
33 mm 
5 days 
Climate in Adama

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Is February the best time to visit Ethiopia?

We believe that February is one of the best times to visit Ethiopia with overall perfect weather in Addis Ababa.

Generally speaking, January, February, March, October, November and December provide perfect weather in Addis Ababa. On the other hand, the weather in June, July, August and September tend to be poor.

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