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Climate and weather of Yemen



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Climate

 
Yemen has an arid climate with a warm season and a mild season.

Temperatures range from 27° in January and 35° in July (they are milder in the high plateaus located in the west). Rainfall reaches 100 mm per year (400 to 700 mm per year on the plateaus). Humidity is high throughout the year on the coasts and low in the rest of the country.

Hot season (April to October)
Temperatures reach 28° on the high plateaus and oscillate between 30 and 35° elsewhere. Rainfall is very low or nonexistent. Humidity is very high on the coasts.

Mild season (November to March)
Temperatures drop to 27° in January (21° in the high plateaus) and strongly rise until March. Rainfall is very low.

 When to go to Yemen (pleasant climate) 
The climate of Yemen is pleasant during the following months :

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

 

Weather

(main cities) 
Average temperatures and rainfall

Sanaa (Capital of Yemen)

Temp
January
February
March
April
May
June
max
23°
24°
25°
25°
27°
29°
min
11°
13°
16°
17°
19°
20°
Temp
July
August
September
October
November
December
max
29°
28°
27°
24°
23°
22°
min
21°
20°
19°
14°
11°
11°

Rain
January
February
March
April
May
June
mm
1
2
4
5
3
1
Rain
July
August
September
October
November
December
days
3
5
1
1
1
1

Aden

Temp
January
February
March
April
May
June
max
28°
28°
29°
32°
34°
36°
min
25°
26°
27°
28°
30°
31°
Temp
July
August
September
October
November
December
max
35°
35°
34°
32°
30°
28°
min
31°
31°
31°
28°
25°
25°

Rain
January
February
March
April
May
June
mm
...
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...
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Rain
July
August
September
October
November
December
mm
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Weather data (temperatures and precipitation) for Yemen are derived from monthly averages established over the last twenty years.

Yemen weather (more cities)


 Quick facts 
Yemen, a country located in the Middle East, is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the north, by Oman to the east, by the Gulf of Aden to the south and by the Red Sea to the west.

Capital: Sanaa
Area: 528 000 kmē
Population: 26 000 000 inhabitants
Language: Arabic
Currency: Yemeni rial

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