The best times to visit Mopti for ideal weather are

December 17th to January 21st

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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Mopti Travel Guide

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • Weather in Mopti


    Average temperatures in Mopti vary little and are seasonally temperate. The area is in the bottom 5 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. 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)


    “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)


    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.

    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

    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 Mopti.

    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

    Snow depth

    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 1.4 0 0.01
    Mar 0 0 0
    Apr 1.4 0 0
    May 14.3 0 0.06
    Jun 25.7 0 0.09
    Jul 38.6 0 0.19
    Aug 50 0 0.3
    Sep 37.1 0 0.16
    Oct 10 0 0.03
    Nov 1.4 0 0
    Dec 0 0 0

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 0 0 0
    Feb 1.4 0 0.03
    Mar 0 0 0
    Apr 1.4 0 0
    May 14.3 0 0.15
    Jun 25.7 0 0.23
    Jul 38.6 0 0.48
    Aug 50 0 0.76
    Sep 37.1 0 0.41
    Oct 10 0 0.08
    Nov 1.4 0 0
    Dec 0 0 0


    Humidity and Wind

    Mopti has far below average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is March (11.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (71.2%).

    Wind in Mopti is usually moderate. The windiest month is June, followed by February and July. June’s average wind speed of around 8 knots (9.2 MPH or 14.8 KPH) is considered “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.

    Avg. Relative Humidity


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

    Max Sustained Wind
    Average Daily Wind

    Average Wind Speeds

    Show Wind Speeds

    All wind speeds are in knots.

    Month Avg. Wind Meaning (Beaufort) Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind Meaning (Beufort)
    Jan 6.4 a light breeze 11.6 a moderate breeze
    Feb 7.1 a gentle breeze 11.9 a moderate breeze
    Mar 6.8 a light breeze 12.1 a moderate breeze
    Apr 6.3 a light breeze 12.2 a moderate breeze
    May 6.7 a light breeze 12.4 a moderate breeze
    Jun 8 a gentle breeze 14.3 a moderate breeze
    Jul 7 a gentle breeze 12.2 a moderate breeze
    Aug 5.2 a light breeze 10.1 a gentle breeze
    Sep 4.9 a light breeze 10 a moderate breeze
    Oct 4.4 a light breeze 9.5 a gentle breeze
    Nov 5.4 a light breeze 10.5 a moderate breeze
    Dec 6 a light breeze 10.8 a 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?

    As of 6/27/2017 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.

    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. Spring is slow/unreported for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

    Summer (June through August)

    The middle-year months have hot weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in Mopti, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.

    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 warmer than comfortable given the humidity and wind. Tourism is slow/unreported during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be normally 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 95.9°F (35.5°C) and 88.1°F (31.2°C). These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.


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