When is the best time to go to Dakhla?

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

  • The weather is good all year round in Dakhla
  • On average, the warmest months are July, August, September, October and November
  • Dakhla has dry periods in January, February, March, April, May, June, July, November and December
  • September is the rainiest month
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round

Annual weather in Dakhla

For full information about the climate and weather in Dakhla a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 63°F/74°F
February 63°F/72°F
March 65°F/72°F
April 65°F/72°F
May 67°F/74°F
June 68°F/76°F
July 70°F/77°F
August 72°F/81°F
September 72°F/81°F
October 72°F/79°F
November 68°F/76°F
December 67°F/74°F

Weather and climate in Dakhla

Dakhla enjoys a hot desert climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Dakhla is 76°F (ranging from 72°F in february to 81°F in september). Annual rainfall is 6.1in, with a minimum of 0.1in in january and a maximum of 2.5in in september.
  • From january to june the climate is very good. The record temperature this month is 90°F and you can expect to have 0.2in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • From july to september the climate is good. By early evening, the temperature averages 77°F and it rains about 9% of the time in september.
  • From october to december the climate is very good. It is for example 74°F as maximum temperature in december and it rains in december about 0.1in.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Dakhla

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Dakhla: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Dakhla

Find out when Dakhla has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Dakhla

  • Very low season in Dakhla
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January, February, March, June and November.
  • Low season in Dakhla
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: April, May, September and October.
  • High season in Dakhla
    The number of visitors to Dakhla is high in: July and December.
  • Peek season in Dakhla
    The largest number of tourists visiting Dakhla is during: August.

Figure: Visitor index for Dakhla month by month

Best time for low prices in Dakhla

Average prices of hotels in Dakhla month by month

Generally, May is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Dakhla. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, August is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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