Mali weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Mali

The best time to visit in Mali is in January and February and June until December, when you will have a warm till very hot temperature and none till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Mali is 41°C in April and the lowest is 31°C in August.

Mali has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Mali or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Mali by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 34 37 40 41 40 38 34 31 33 36 36 34
Precipitation (mm) 1 1 1 2 8 19 66 86 72 13 2 0
Climate data from city: Bamako

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14 day weather forecast Mali

The weather for in Mali will be 33° till 36° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

The weather forecast for Mali is based on the weather conditions in the city of Bamako.

Weather forecast this week

Wednesday 22 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
19°
59.4 mm 95% 3 m/s 4
Thursday 23 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
21°
1.0 mm 25% 2 m/s 11
Friday 24 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
22°
2.6 mm 45% 2 m/s 11
Saturday 25 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
22°
1.1 mm 25% 2 m/s 10
Sunday 26 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
23°
1.9 mm 40% 2 m/s 10
Monday 27 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
21°
15.5 mm 85% 2 m/s 11
Tuesday 28 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
21°
0.8 mm 20% 3 m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Wednesday 29 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
23°
0.1 mm 20% 2 m/s 10
Thursday 30 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
22°
2.7 mm 45% 2 m/s 10
Friday 1 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
21°
5.6 mm 65% 2 m/s 3
Saturday 2 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
22°
0.8 mm 20% 1 m/s 1
Sunday 3 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
23°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Monday 4 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
36°
23°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Tuesday 5 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
23°
1.4 mm 30% 1 m/s 0

Climate Mali

Mali has the desert climate prevailing. The daytime temperature is warm to hot, while it can also be cold at night. You won't have rain here anytime soon. The average annual temperature for Mali is 36° degrees and there is about 270 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 287 days a year with an average humidity of 38% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate table of Mali

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 34 37 40 41 40 38 34 31 33 36 36 34
Night temp. (°C) 18 20 23 26 28 27 24 22 22 23 21 18
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 1 1 1 2 8 19 66 86 72 13 2 0
Days with rain - - 1 2 5 7 15 20 13 5 1 -
Dry days 31 28 30 28 26 23 16 11 17 26 29 31
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 10 10 10 10 10 9 8 9 10 10 10
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 7 7 8 8 8 8 7 7 7 7 7 6
Climate data from city: Bamako

Mali weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Mali? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Mali?

Mali lies in a straight line about 13,000 km from Philippines (Manila → Bamako).

How long is the flight to Mali?

The flight time from Manila International Airport to Mali is approximately 16 h. 20 min.

What are the largest airports in Mali?

These are the largest airports in Mali:

  • Modibo Keita International Airport – Bamako
  • Timbuktu Airport – Timbuktu

How many inhabitants are there in Mali?

Mali has approximately 18,542,000 inhabitants.

How big is Mali?

The area of Mali is around 1,240,000 km². It is 4,5x bigger than Philippines.

What is the capital of Mali?

The capital of Mali is Bamako.

What is the currency of Mali?

In Mali the CFA franc BCEAO (XOF) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 22 September 2021

  • 1 CFA franc BCEAO = 11.44 Philippine piso
  • 1 Philippine piso = 0.087 CFA franc BCEAO
  • 10 CFA franc BCEAO = 114.37 Philippine piso
  • 10 Philippine piso = 0.87 CFA franc BCEAO
  • 100 CFA franc BCEAO = 1,143.70 Philippine piso
  • 100 Philippine piso = 8.74 CFA franc BCEAO

What is the area code of Mali?

The area code to call Mali is +223.