The best times to visit East Shewa for ideal weather are
January 15th to April 22nd
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
East Shewa Travel Guide
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Weather in East Shewa
Average temperatures in East Shewa vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 79th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit East Shewa, the hottest months are May, April, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid May where highs are regularly around 84.7°F (29.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 56.5°F (13.6°C) at night.
East Shewa Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
East Shewa Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
East Shewa Perceived Temperature (F)
East Shewa Perceived Temperature (C)
Average East Shewa Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in East Shewa are December, February, and then October. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late July with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of July 23rd.
When can you find snow in East Shewa? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in East Shewa.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in East Shewa (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
East Shewa has some very humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is March (28.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (70.5%).
Wind in East Shewa is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is February, followed by March and April. February’s average wind speed of around 4.8 knots (5.5 MPH or 8.8 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early May where average top sustained speeds reach 13.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in East Shewa.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||4.3||Light breeze||9.5||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||4.8||Light breeze||10.6||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||4.6||Light breeze||10.6||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||4.6||Light breeze||11||Significant breeze|
|May||3.9||Barely noticeable||10.2||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||3.1||Barely noticeable||8.5||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||3.7||Barely noticeable||8.4||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||2.8||Barely noticeable||7.3||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||2.7||Barely noticeable||7.1||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||4.3||Light breeze||11.2||Significant breeze|
|Nov||4||Light breeze||10.1||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||3.7||Barely noticeable||8.8||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to East Shewa?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Ethiopia; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 20, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in East Shewa, Ethiopia is November, followed by June and February. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit East Shewa in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall East Shewa Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 84.1°F (28.9°C) and 82.5°F (28.1°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 5 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 7 to 16 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in East Shewa, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 79.7°F (26.5°C) and 75.5°F (24.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 1 to 10 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in East Shewa to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 83°F (28.3°C) and 77.3°F (25.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.