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.
Mopti Travel Guide
Weather in Mopti
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)
Mopti 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.
Mopti Perceived Temperature (F)
Mopti Perceived Temperature (C)
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.
|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 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.
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Mopti.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Mopti (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
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.
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||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|
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
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.