Map of Bahir Dar in Ethiopia

Bahir Dar Climate

Bahir Dar is a non-capital city in Ethiopia, Africa.

Best time to visit Bahir Dar

The best time to visit Bahir Dar 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 January, February, March, April and May. Other great months to visit Bahir Dar are June, 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.


On the other hand, the coldest time of year in Bahir Dar is in July and August when it is 16.5°C / 61.7°F on average, but temperatures could fall to 14°C / 57.2°F minimum.

  • 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)

Bahir Dar Climate Chart

Below are the climate charts for Bahir Dar 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 °C202121.521.520.51816.516.517.51818.519
Max Temperature in °C242525252421191920212223
Min Temperature in °C161718181715141415151515

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 °F68.069.870.770.768.964.461.761.763.564.465.366.2
Max Temperature in °F75.277.077.077.075.269.866.266.268.069.871.673.4
Min Temperature in °F60.862.664.464.462.659.057.257.259.059.059.059.0

Rainfall figures

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

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Total rainfall in MM5510258518543037530590255
Total rainfall in Inches0.20.20.41.03.37.316.914.812.03.51.00.2
Total number of rainy days11231018282821941
Chances of rain3.2%3.6%6.5%10.0%32.3%60.0%90.3%90.3%70.0%29.0%13.3%3.2%

Bahir Dar Climate Graph

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

Bahir Dar Climate Graph with temperatures in °C and rainfall in millimetres

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

Bahir Dar Climate Graph with temperatures in °F and rainfall in inches