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Best time to visit Khartoum, Sudan

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The best time to visit Khartoum is June-October

Are you looking to travel to Khartoum and want to find out when’s the best time to visit? You’re in the right place! The perfect time to visit Khartoum is June-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.

During the warmer months, temperatures in Khartoum can rise to a maximum of 44℃ (111℉). The weather at night in the winter can get down to temperatures as low as 12℃ (54℉).

The longest days between sunrise and sunset in Khartoum are usually in January, so if you want to get the most out of your daytime activities, be sure to plan your visit around this time. August sees the most amount of rain in a month if you’re ok with chancing getting drenched, so if you’re looking to stay dry, visit in January instead.

Continue reading to find out more about when to visit Khartoum, including the climate, seasonal info, what to pack, FAQs, and the best tools to help you plan and book your next vacation.

Warmest month

June

Least rainfall

January

Most daylight

January

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Khartoum seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Khartoum as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Khartoum is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

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

Average temperatures in Khartoum

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Khartoum for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Khartoum climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Khartoum for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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Khartoum in January

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 26%
  • Average sunny days: 31 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 0 days
31 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Khartoum in January, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Khartoum in February

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 35℃ (95℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 19%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 0 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Khartoum in February, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Khartoum in March

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average high temperature: 38℃ (100℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 13%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 1 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Khartoum in March, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection for the day, and maybe a very thin sweater for the evenings if you're a cold frog.


Khartoum in April

  • Average temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average high temperature: 41℃ (105℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 11%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 1 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Khartoum in April, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection.


Khartoum in May

  • Average temperature: 35℃ (95℉)
  • Average high temperature: 42℃ (107℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 15%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 6mm (0") over 3 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Khartoum in May, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection.


Khartoum in June

  • Average temperature: 36℃ (96℉)
  • Average high temperature: 42℃ (107℉)
  • Average low temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average humidity: 20%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 6mm (0") over 3 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Khartoum in June, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection.


Khartoum in July

  • Average temperature: 34℃ (93℉)
  • Average high temperature: 39℃ (102℉)
  • Average low temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average humidity: 33%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 19mm (1") over 9 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Khartoum in July, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection.


Khartoum in August

  • Average temperature: 33℃ (92℉)
  • Average high temperature: 38℃ (100℉)
  • Average low temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average humidity: 40%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 36mm (1") over 12 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Khartoum in August, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection.


Khartoum in September

  • Average temperature: 35℃ (95℉)
  • Average high temperature: 40℃ (103℉)
  • Average low temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average humidity: 27%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 10mm (0") over 5 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Khartoum in September, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection as it's really hot all day and night.

Khartoum in October

  • Average temperature: 34℃ (93℉)
  • Average high temperature: 39℃ (102℉)
  • Average low temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average humidity: 20%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 10mm (0") over 3 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Khartoum in October, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection.


Khartoum in November

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 35℃ (95℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 23%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 0 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Khartoum in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Khartoum in December

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 29%
  • Average sunny days: 31 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 0 days
31 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Khartoum in December, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Khartoum is usually June, where temperatures tend to rise to around 42℃ (107℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Khartoum is generally around January. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in January first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Khartoum is generally around August, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of August too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Khartoum, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in January are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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