When is the best time to go to Mauritania?

When is the best time to go to Mauritania? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Mauritania, the weather is good everywhere in January, February, March, October, November and December
  • The weather is good all year in Nouakchott
  • On average, the warmest months in Nouakchott are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • Nouakchott is the city with the best climate, with good weather 12 months a year

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Mauritania for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month
January 65°F to 77°F
1%
February 68°F to 81°F
2%
March 76°F to 90°F
1%
April 77°F to 97°F
2%
May 79°F to 99°F
3%
June 83°F to 101°F
3%
July 85°F to 101°F
7%
August 86°F to 99°F
16%
September 90°F to 99°F
19%
October 85°F to 95°F
5%
November 74°F to 88°F
2%
December 67°F to 81°F
1%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Mauritania by cities

Nouakchott

Best time to go to Nouakchott

The best months to go to Nouakchott are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Nouadhibou

Best time to go to Nouadhibou

The best months to go to Nouadhibou are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, october, november and december.

Akjoujt

Best time to go to Akjoujt

The best months to go to Akjoujt are january, february, march, april, october, november and december.

Atar

Best time to go to Atar

The best months to go to Atar are january, february, march, april, may, october, november and december.

Bir Moghreïn

Best time to go to Bir Moghreïn

The best months to go to Bir Moghreïn are january, february, march, april, may, june, september, october, november and december.

Néma

Best time to go to Néma

The best months to go to Néma are january, february, march, april, august, september, october, november and december.


Climate and Weather in Mauritania

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Temperatures and rainfall in Mauritania

On these 2 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Mauritania and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Nouakchott, Nouadhibou, Akjoujt, Atar and Bir Moghreïn.

86°F
68°F
88°F
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77°F
95°F
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74°F
1% 1% 0% 0% 2% 2% 7% 19% 17% 6% 2% 0%
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1% 1% 0% 2% 3% 4% 6% 22% 26% 7% 1% 1%
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95°F
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83°F
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1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 4% 9% 21% 4% 1% 0%
81°F
59°F
86°F
65°F
94°F
72°F
101°F
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1% 1% 2% 2% 2% 2% 5% 12% 23% 6% 0% 0%
72°F
56°F
76°F
59°F
85°F
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90°F
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95°F
74°F
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70°F
108°F
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77°F
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2% 3% 1% 2% 1% 2% 2% 5% 10% 0% 2% 2%
86°F
67°F
92°F
72°F
101°F
81°F
106°F
90°F
108°F
88°F
108°F
88°F
104°F
94°F
101°F
90°F
103°F
92°F
103°F
90°F
95°F
81°F
86°F
70°F
0% 1% 0% 0% 6% 5% 14% 25% 16% 4% 2% 1%

Where to go in Mauritania?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Nouakchott86°F88°F90°F92°F95°F95°F94°F92°F97°F97°F92°F88°F
Nouadhibou77°F77°F79°F81°F85°F88°F90°F92°F94°F92°F85°F81°F
Akjoujt85°F88°F95°F103°F108°F110°F110°F108°F108°F103°F94°F86°F
Atar81°F86°F94°F101°F104°F108°F110°F108°F106°F101°F90°F85°F
Bir Moghreïn72°F76°F85°F90°F95°F99°F108°F108°F99°F92°F81°F76°F
Néma86°F92°F101°F106°F108°F108°F104°F101°F103°F103°F95°F86°F

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Is this weather information for Mauritania reliable?

Climate data for Mauritania has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Mauritania allows us to determine the average for each month in Nouakchott, Nouadhibou, Akjoujt, Atar, Bir Moghreïn and Néma.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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