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Weather Condition

 

The City experiences a moderate type of tropical climate. Although Hawassa is situated in the Rift valley, its relatively high altitude about 1800m above sea level means that the city's climate is mild year-round. Summer months in Hawassa are July through September; the average rainfall is 1000mm (Lowest 800mm and highest 1300mm). Winter months (November through January) are a little warmer and registered an average temperature of 22ºC.

 

Highest and Lowest Temperature (ºC)

 

Highest Max temp. (ºC)

Lowest Min.Temp.  (ºC)

Mean Annual Temp (ºC)

33.5

7.2

20.8

 

 

 Climate of Hawassa

 

Month

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Season

Dry

Wet1

Wet1

Wet1

Wet1

Dry*

Wet2

Wet2

Wet2

Wet2

Dry

Dry

 

Description

Wet1: Small Rainy Season

Wet2: Main Rainy Season

Dry*: Transition period between the two rainy seasons

Dry: Dry Season

 

Total rainfall in mm

 

Winter (FMAM)

Summer (JJAS)

Autumn  (OND)

Annual RF

326.8

591.7

74.9

993.4