Best time to go to Mauritania for a perfect weather and where to go?

Discover the perfect time to visit Mauritania from average weather conditions in many locations like Atar or Nouakchott here.

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
  • The cities with the best climate are Nouakchott and Nouadhibou, with good weather at least 11 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 18°C to 25°C
1%
February 20°C to 28°C
2%
March 24°C to 33°C
1%
April 24°C to 37°C
2%
May 26°C to 37°C
3%
June 27°C to 38°C
5%
July 29°C to 38°C
8%
August 30°C to 38°C
19%
September 30°C to 38°C
19%
October 29°C to 36°C
6%
November 24°C to 31°C
2%
December 19°C to 27°C
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, august, september, 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, september, 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, 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.

30°C
20°C
31°C
21°C
33°C
24°C
34°C
26°C
36°C
28°C
36°C
30°C
34°C
29°C
34°C
29°C
36°C
31°C
37°C
31°C
34°C
27°C
31°C
23°C
1% 1% 1% 0% 2% 3% 8% 20% 19% 7% 1% 0%
25°C
20°C
25°C
20°C
26°C
21°C
27°C
22°C
29°C
23°C
31°C
24°C
31°C
26°C
32°C
27°C
33°C
28°C
32°C
27°C
29°C
25°C
26°C
22°C
1% 1% 1% 2% 2% 5% 6% 25% 25% 8% 1% 2%
29°C
18°C
31°C
20°C
35°C
24°C
39°C
28°C
41°C
31°C
43°C
33°C
43°C
32°C
42°C
33°C
41°C
34°C
39°C
32°C
34°C
26°C
30°C
21°C
1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 5% 4% 14% 21% 5% 1% 1%
27°C
16°C
30°C
18°C
34°C
23°C
37°C
27°C
40°C
30°C
42°C
32°C
43°C
33°C
42°C
34°C
41°C
33°C
38°C
30°C
32°C
24°C
28°C
19°C
1% 1% 2% 2% 4% 4% 4% 18% 21% 8% 1% 1%
22°C
14°C
24°C
15°C
29°C
19°C
32°C
22°C
34°C
22°C
37°C
22°C
42°C
31°C
42°C
32°C
37°C
28°C
33°C
25°C
27°C
20°C
23°C
15°C
1% 3% 1% 2% 1% 2% 2% 7% 12% 3% 2% 1%
30°C
20°C
33°C
23°C
38°C
28°C
41°C
32°C
42°C
32°C
43°C
32°C
40°C
34°C
39°C
32°C
39°C
33°C
39°C
33°C
35°C
28°C
31°C
22°C
0% 1% 0% 0% 5% 6% 19% 28% 14% 4% 1% 0%

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.
Nouakchott30°C31°C33°C34°C36°C36°C34°C34°C36°C37°C34°C31°C
Nouadhibou25°C25°C26°C27°C29°C31°C31°C32°C33°C32°C29°C26°C
Akjoujt29°C31°C35°C39°C41°C43°C43°C42°C41°C39°C34°C30°C
Atar27°C30°C34°C37°C40°C42°C43°C42°C41°C38°C32°C28°C
Bir Moghreïn22°C24°C29°C32°C34°C37°C42°C42°C37°C33°C27°C23°C
Néma30°C33°C38°C41°C42°C43°C40°C39°C39°C39°C35°C31°C

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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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