Ethiopia weather in July

Planning a journey to Ethiopia this July and curious over the weather conditions to await? Your essential details are found on this page, answering your query:

What is the weather like in Ethiopia in July?

Ethiopia offers a broad spectrum of weather patterns. In July, one might encounter temperatures that range from moderate to very warm, and precipitation levels ranging from low to heavy.

During the day temperatures vary from moderate in Sanetti Plateau at 18°C to very warm in Assab at 36°C. At night it cools down to 31°C in Assab and 10°C in Sanetti Plateau.

In July, precipitation varies across different areas. From low rainfall in Assab with an average of 11 mm to heavy rainfall in Gonder with 526 mm. Most areas experience a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 110 hours of sunlight expected in Addis Ababa. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

For a closer look at July's conditions in Ethiopia, see the map below. For a more detailed look at Ethiopia's yearly weather, check out our Ethiopia climate page.

Where to go in Ethiopia in July

Find the average weather conditions in July 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 July for the 5 most popular destinations in Ethiopia?

Average weather in Addis Ababa

In July Addis Ababa generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 21°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 12°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor 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
<<   June June
<<  
23°C 
12°C 
170 hours 
268 mm 
12 days 
poor 
21°C 
12°C 
110 hours 
369 mm 
11 days 
poor 
August   >> August
>>  
21°C 
12°C 
130 hours 
398 mm 
13 days 
poor 
Climate in Addis Ababa

Average weather in Bahir Dar

In July Bahir Dar generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 15°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Bahir Dar
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   June June
<<  
25°C 
16°C 
280 mm 
12 days 
poor 
22°C 
15°C 
482 mm 
13 days 
poor 
August   >> August
>>  
22°C 
15°C 
488 mm 
15 days 
poor 
Climate in Bahir Dar

Average weather in Gonder

In July Gonder generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 14°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Gonder
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   June June
<<  
25°C 
14°C 
297 mm 
11 days 
poor 
22°C 
14°C 
526 mm 
12 days 
poor 
August   >> August
>>  
22°C 
14°C 
607 mm 
14 days 
poor 
Climate in Gonder

Average weather in Debre Zeyit

In July Debre Zeyit generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 24°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 13°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable 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
<<   June June
<<  
26°C 
14°C 
170 hours 
122 mm 
11 days 
24°C 
13°C 
110 hours 
199 mm 
10 days 
August   >> August
>>  
23°C 
13°C 
130 hours 
211 mm 
12 days 
Climate in Debre Zeyit

Average weather in Adama

In July Adama generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 17°C and moderate 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
<<   June June
<<  
30°C 
17°C 
170 hours 
41 mm 
10 days 
28°C 
17°C 
110 hours 
97 mm 
9 days 
August   >> August
>>  
28°C 
17°C 
130 hours 
136 mm 
11 days 
Climate in Adama

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Is July the best time to visit Ethiopia?

Given the typically poor weather conditions in Addis Ababa, July may not be the ideal time to visit Ethiopia.

Generally speaking, January, February, March, October, November and December provide perfect weather in Addis Ababa. In contrast, June, July, August and September tend to have poor weather conditions.

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