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Best time to visit Libya

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The best time to visit Libya is October

Are you looking to travel to Libya and want to find out when the best times to visit are? You’re in the right place! The perfect time to visit Libya is October due to the excellent weather conditions, and you might even find that the cost of flights and accommodation are lower than if you travel during the peak holiday seasons.

Summer temperatures in Tripoli, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Libya, can reach a maximum of 35℃ (95℉). In the winter, temperatures can get down to 9℃ (49℉) around January-time. In other areas of Libya, temperatures might differ so be sure to compare other destinations below.

If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit Libya when the days are longest, you should visit in June. The wet season in Libya usually falls during the months surrounding December each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

Continue reading to find out about when to visit Libya, including the climate, seasonal info, FAQs and more for loads of the top places you NEED to explore, as well as all the best tools to help you plan and book your next vacation.

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

July

Most daylight

June

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Libya seasons

Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Libya is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Best time to visit the top destinations in Libya

We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.

CityBest time to visitJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
BardiaMay-September
17℃
12℃
19℃
12℃
21℃
14℃
24℃
16℃
27℃
19℃
30℃
22℃
31℃
23℃
32℃
24℃
30℃
23℃
27℃
21℃
23℃
17℃
19℃
14℃
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Top FAQs

Libya is in Africa.

Check out these guides for the top must-see destinations in Libya:

The warmest month of the year in Tripoli, one of the most popular places to visit in Libya, is July.
The driest month of the year in Tripoli, Libya, is usually around July each year.

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