Map of Addis Ababa in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa Climate

Addis Ababa is the capital of Ethiopia. Ethiopia is part of the continent of Africa.

Best time to visit Addis Ababa

The best time to visit Addis Ababa will be when the average temperatures are at a comfortable level (between 20°C / 68.0°F and 30°C / 86.0°F on average) which is during months February, March, April, May and June. Other great months to visit Addis Ababa are January, July, August, September, October, November and December when the average temperatures are a little cooler but still between a pleasant 10°C / 50.0°F and 20°C / 68.0°F.


  • Freezing months: 0 (0°C / 32.0°F and below)
  • Cold months: 0 (0°C / 32.0°F to 10°C / 50.0°F)
  • Cool months: 7 (10°C / 50.0°F to 20°C / 68.0°F)
  • Warm months: 5 (20°C / 68.0°F to 30°C / 86.0°F)
  • Hot months: 0 (30°C / 86.0°F to 40°C / 104.0°F)
  • Boiling months: 0 (40°C / 104.0°F and above)

Addis Ababa Climate Chart

Below are the climate charts for Addis Ababa which resides in Ethiopia.

Temperature tables

The first table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Celsius. The cells that are BLUE show the coldest months and the cells that are PINK show the hottest months.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °C19.5202120.521.52018.518.5191918.518.5
Max Temperature in °C242425242523212122232323
Min Temperature in °C151617171817161616151414

This second table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Fahrenheit. Cells in BLUE are the coldest months and cells in PINK are the hottest months.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °F67.168.069.868.970.768.065.365.366.266.265.365.3
Max Temperature in °F75.275.277.075.277.073.469.869.871.673.473.473.4
Min Temperature in °F59.060.862.662.664.462.660.860.860.859.057.257.2

Rainfall figures

This table is for the amount of rainfall (both in millimetres and inches) and number of rainy days in Addis Ababa throughout the year.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Total rainfall in MM15356585751202352451403055
Total rainfall in Inches0.61.42.63.33.04.79.39.75.51.20.20.2
Total number of rainy days357101020272618411
Chances of rain9.7%17.9%22.6%33.3%32.3%66.7%87.1%83.9%60.0%12.9%3.3%3.2%

Addis Ababa Climate Graph

Below is the climate graph for Addis Ababa. It shows both the average temperatures throughout the year in degrees Celsius and also the average total rainfall in millimetres.

Addis Ababa Climate Graph with temperatures in °C and rainfall in millimetres

Below is the climate graph for Addis Ababa with both the average temperatures throughout the year in degrees Fahrenheit and also the average total rainfall in inches.

Addis Ababa Climate Graph with temperatures in °F and rainfall in inches