Benghazi, Libya

The climate of Benghazi

The city of Benghazi (also called Banghazi) is located on the northern coast of Libya, on the Gulf of Sydra, which is part of the Mediterranean Sea. Benghazi is, after the capital Tripoli. the main city in the country. During the 2011 uprising, the city was home to the rebels. As a result, the city has been the target of attacks several times in recent years, including by the then government leader Muammar al-Qadhafi. In 2012, an attack on the US consulate killed the US ambassador.

According to citypopulationreview, the Mediterranean climate, which is caused by the presence of the Mediterranean Sea, ensures mild winters and warm hot summers. During the summer months, the daytime temperature is usually between 30 and 35 degrees. However, if the wind comes from inland, the temperature can rise to as much as forty degrees or higher.

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 water temperature
January 17℃ 10℃ 6 11 17℃
February 18℃ 10℃ 7 8 16℃
March 20℃ 11℃ 8 5 16℃
April 25℃ 15℃ 9 3 17℃
May 28℃ 17℃ 10 2 19℃
June 31℃ 20℃ 12 0 22℃
July 32℃ 21℃ 12 0 25℃
August 32℃ 22℃ 12 0 27℃
September 30℃ 20℃ 10 1 26℃
October 27℃ 18℃ 8 4 24℃
November 23℃ 15℃ 7 5 21℃
December 19℃ 12℃ 6 10 19℃

The weather in Benghazi

Here you will find the weather forecast for Benghazi. View the current weather in Benghazi 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 Benghazi. Based on the climate statistics, we describe the weather per month in Benghazi. 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 Benghazi? 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 January, the average maximum temperature in Benghazi is around 17 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in January is 10 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in January at this destination is around 6 hours per day. Within the whole month there is rainfall for about 11 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this ensures a reasonable amount of precipitation during this month.

The weather in February

In the month of February, the average maximum temperature in Benghazi is around 18 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in February is 10 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in February at this destination is around 7 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 8 days. If you look at the long-term averages, that means that there will not be much precipitation this month.

The weather in March

In the month of March, the average maximum temperature in Benghazi is around 20 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in March is 11 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in March at this destination is around 8 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 5 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 Benghazi is around 25 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in April is 15 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 Benghazi is around 28 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in May is 17 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in May in this destination is around 10 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 2 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this makes for an almost dry month.

The weather in June

In the month of June, the average maximum temperature in Benghazi is around 31 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in June is 20 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in June at this destination is around 12 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 July

In July, the average maximum temperature in Benghazi is around 32 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in July is 21 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in July at this destination is around 12 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 August

In the month of August, the average maximum temperature in Benghazi 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 12 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 September

In September, the average maximum temperature in Benghazi is around 30 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in September is 20 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in September 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 October

In October, the average maximum temperature in Benghazi is around 27 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in October is 18 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in October at this destination is around 8 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 4 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this means little precipitation in this month.

The weather in November

In November, the average maximum temperature in Benghazi is around 23 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in November is 15 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in November at this destination is around 7 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 5 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this means little precipitation in this month.

The weather in December

In December, the average maximum temperature in Benghazi is around 19 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in December is 12 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in December at this destination is around 6 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 10 days. If you look at the long-term averages, that means that there will not be much precipitation this month.

Benghazi, Libya