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Best time to visit Sudan

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The best time to visit Sudan is June-October

If you’re looking to travel to Sudan for your next trip but aren’t sure when to go and when to avoid, this article is all you’ll need. The best time to visit Sudan is June-October due to the excellent all-round weather conditions, and it’s also not during the height of peak travel periods, so it’s not likely to be as busy.

In the summer months, temperatures in Khartoum can climb to a maximum of around 44℃ (111℉) during the day. The temperature at night in the winter can drop to as low as 12℃ (54℉), although this can differ at other destinations across Sudan depending on the geography.

If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit Sudan when the days are longest, you should visit in January. The wet season in Sudan falls around August, so if you prefer the dryer weather, you should look to visit in January instead.

Continue reading to find out loads more about when to travel to Sudan, check out climate info on some of the top places to visit, then use the handy tools below to search for the best flight and hotel options that are right for you.

Warmest month

June

Least rainfall

January

Most daylight

January

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Sudan 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. Sudan 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 Sudan

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
KhartoumJune-October
32℃
17℃
35℃
19℃
38℃
21℃
41℃
24℃
42℃
28℃
42℃
30℃
39℃
29℃
38℃
29℃
40℃
30℃
39℃
29℃
35℃
23℃
32℃
18℃
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Top FAQs

Sudan is in Africa.

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

The warmest month of the year in Khartoum, one of the most popular places to visit in Sudan, is June.
The driest month of the year in Khartoum, Sudan, is usually around January each year.

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