The best times to visit Mopti for ideal weather are

December 3rd to February 4th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

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Weather in Mopti

Temperature

Average temperatures in Mopti vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for most of the year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 31st 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 Mopti, the hottest months are May, April, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late May where highs are regularly around 107.4°F (41.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 83°F (28.3°C) at night.

Mopti Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Mopti Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

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.

Mopti Perceived Temperature (F)

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Mopti Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Mopti 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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 89.3 73.8 60
Feb 95.8 80.3 66
Mar 101.8 87.1 73.4
Apr 106.2 92.6 79.2
May 107 94.4 83.1
Jun 102.3 90.8 80.6
Jul 95.8 85.6 76.9
Aug 90.9 82.1 74.7
Sep 92.7 83 75.2
Oct 97.1 85.6 75.7
Nov 97 81.7 68.6
Dec 91 75.2 61.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 31.8 23.2 15.6
Feb 35.4 26.8 18.9
Mar 38.8 30.6 23
Apr 41.2 33.7 26.2
May 41.7 34.7 28.4
Jun 39.1 32.7 27
Jul 35.4 29.8 24.9
Aug 32.7 27.8 23.7
Sep 33.7 28.3 24
Oct 36.2 29.8 24.3
Nov 36.1 27.6 20.3
Dec 32.8 24 16.4


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Mopti are January, December, and then March. 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 early to mid August with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of August 6th.

When can you find snow in Mopti? 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.

Chanceof Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Mopti.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Mopti (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 0% 0 0
Feb 0% 0 0.3
Mar 0% 0 0
Apr 1% 0 0.1
May 8% 0 1.9
Jun 16% 0 2.6
Jul 29% 0 5.8
Aug 37% 0 9.3
Sep 27% 0 4.9
Oct 4% 0 1
Nov 1% 0 0.1
Dec 0% 0 0

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 0 0
Feb 0 0 0.8
Mar 0 0 0
Apr 1 0 0.3
May 8 0 4.8
Jun 16 0 6.6
Jul 29 0 14.7
Aug 37 0 23.6
Sep 27 0 12.4
Oct 4 0 2.5
Nov 1 0 0.3
Dec 0 0 0

 

Humidity and Wind

Mopti has some very humid months, with some very dry months. The least humid month is March (11.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (71.2%).

Wind in Mopti is usually calm. The windiest month is June, followed by February and July. June’s average wind speed of around 8 knots (9.2 MPH or 14.9 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid June where average top sustained speeds reach 14.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Mopti.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Max Sustained Wind
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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 6.4 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Feb 7.1 Gentle breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Mar 6.8 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Apr 6.3 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
May 6.7 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Jun 8 Gentle breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
Jul 7 Gentle breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Aug 5.2 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.9 Light breeze 10 Significant breeze
Oct 4.4 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.4 Light breeze 10.5 Significant breeze
Dec 6 Light breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 16.5%
Feb 13.5%
Mar 11.6%
Apr 14.1%
May 25.2%
Jun 39.5%
Jul 56.5%
Aug 71.2%
Sep 70.2%
Oct 52.1%
Nov 27.4%
Dec 20.6%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Mopti?

Our best data indicates this area is generally not safe. As of Jan 18, 2018 there are very strong travel warnings for Mali; avoid all travel. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Mopti, Mali is July, followed by December and May. 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 Mopti in June. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 32.7 in June means 32.7% of the tourists vs. July.


Overall Mopti Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very warm. Highs range from 107.4°F (41.9°C) and 98.5°F (36.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 3 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have hot weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 5 to 12 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Mopti, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 98.7°F (37.1°C) and 91.5°F (33.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 8 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Mopti to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 98.5°F (36.9°C) and 88.1°F (31.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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