Malakal, South Sudan
Africa

Climate and Weather of Malakal, South Sudan

The climate of Malakal

Malakal is a large city in the northeast of South Sudan, not far from the borders with Sudan and Ethiopia. Malakal is located on the White Nile, which rises from Lake Victoria and eventually forms the actual Nile together with the Blue Nile. The city has its own airport and there is a tarmac highway to Ethiopia.

According to Bridgat, Malakal has a tropical monsoon climate, which has one distinct rainy season (from May to October). The rest of the year it is very dry here. The average daytime temperatures are very high and this ensures a high humidity, especially during the rainy season. Even during the nights, the mercury rarely drops below 20 degrees Celsius.

Climate figures

The figures below are based on long-term average climate statistics. The temperatures are displayed in degrees Celsius (°C).

maximum temperature minimum temperature hours of sunshine per day days of rainfall per month amount of rainfall per month
January 36℃ 19℃ 10 0
February 37℃ 21℃ 10 0
March 39℃ 23℃ 9 2
April 39℃ 25℃ 9 3
May 37℃ 24℃ 8 6
June 34℃ 23℃ 6 9
July 32℃ 22℃ 5 13
August 32℃ 22℃ 5 14
September 33℃ 22℃ 6 12
October 34℃ 22℃ 7 7
November 35℃ 21℃ 10 1
December 35℃ 19℃ 10 0

What’s the weather like in Malakala?

Here you will find the weather forecast for Malakal. View the current weather in Malakal and the forecast for the coming days, such as the temperatures, the chance of precipitation, the wind direction and the wind strength. With this weather data you can see what kind of weather you can expect in Malakal. Based on the climate statistics, we describe the weather per month in Malakal. This is not a long-term forecast, but gives the average weather forecast for all months of the year. Do you want to see the detailed weather forecast for Malakal? On the page with extra weather information we show the chance of snow, the wind chill, visibility, UV strength, air pressure and more good weather information.

An average weather picture per month can be compiled on the basis of long-term climate statistics, certain weather patterns and specific events.

The weather in January

In the month of January, the average maximum temperature in Malakal is around 36 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in January is 19 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in January at this destination is around 10 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 0 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this makes for an almost dry month.

The weather in February

In the month of February, the average maximum temperature in Malakal is around 37 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in February is 21 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in February at this destination is around 10 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 0 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this makes for an almost dry month.

The weather in March

In the month of March, the average maximum temperature in Malakal is around 39 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in March is 23 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in March at this destination is around 9 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 2 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this means little precipitation in this month.

The weather in April

In the month of April, the average maximum temperature in Malakal is around 39 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in April is 25 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in April at this destination is around 9 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 3 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this means little precipitation in this month.

The weather in May

In the month of May, the average maximum temperature in Malakal is around 37 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in May is 24 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in May in this destination is around 8 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 6 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this ensures a reasonable amount of precipitation during this month.

The weather in June

In the month of June, the average maximum temperature in Malakal is around 34 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in June is 23 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in June at this destination is around 6 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 9 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this results in a month with quite a lot of precipitation.

The weather in July

In July, the average maximum temperature in Malakal is around 32 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in July is 22 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in July at this destination is around 5 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 13 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this results in a month with quite a lot of precipitation.

The weather in August

In the month of August, the average maximum temperature in Malakal is around 32 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in August is 22 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in August in this destination is around 5 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 14 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this results in a month with quite a lot of precipitation.

The weather in September

In the month of September, the average maximum temperature in Malakal is around 33 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in September is 22 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in September at this destination is around 6 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 12 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this results in a month with quite a lot of precipitation.

The weather in October

In the month of October, the average maximum temperature in Malakal is around 34 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in October is 22 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in October at this destination is around 7 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 7 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this ensures a reasonable amount of precipitation during this month.

The weather in November

In the month of November, the average maximum temperature in Malakal is around 35 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in November is 21 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in November at this destination is around 10 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 1 day. If you look at the long-term averages, this makes for an almost dry month.

The weather in December

In the month of December, the average maximum temperature in Malakal is around 35 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in December is 19 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in December at this destination is around 10 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 0 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this makes for an almost dry month.

Malakal, South Sudan