Overview of Somalia Weather
Somalia is a country located in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Ethiopia to the west, Djibouti to the northwest, the Gulf of Aden to the north, the Indian Ocean to the east, and Kenya to the southwest. The capital and largest city is Mogadishu.
The climate of Somalia is classified as a tropical savanna climate, with hot weather year-round. The average temperature is 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit). The rainy season lasts from April to October, with the heaviest rains occurring in July and August.
The country experiences two distinct seasons: the gu (rainy) season and the xagaa (dry) season. The gu season lasts from April to October, while the xagaa season runs from November to March. The weather is cooler during the xagaa season, with average temperatures around 25 degrees Celsius (77 degrees Fahrenheit).
Somalia experiences a variety of natural hazards, including floods, droughts, and dust storms. The country is also susceptible to cyclones and earthquakes.
The best time to visit Somalia is during the xagaa season, when the weather is cooler and drier.