Map of Africa

Africa Climate

Africa is 1 of 7 continents of the world.

There are seventeen countries in the continent of Africa in our database: Algeria, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Libya, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritius, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda and Zambia.

Best time to visit Africa

Within Africa, the warmest city is Gao in Mali, which averages 30 °C for the year. The coldest city is Djelfa in Algeria, which averages 14.5 °C for the year.

The wettest city in Africa is Toamasina in Madagascar, which has on average 280.7 mm rainfall for the year. The city with the least rainfall in a year is Asswan in Egypt, which averages 0.1 mm of rain per year.


Africa Climate Chart

Below is the climate chart for Africa. It shows the averages for each month across the country so the actual climate will vary quite a bit, especially between north and south.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °C2020.922.12323.723.923.924.12423.321.720.2
Total number of rainy days7.477.67.26.15.56.46.75.95.86.57.4

Sorry but we don't have data for the maximum temperature of Africa.

Sorry but we don't have data for the minimum temperature of Africa.