The best times to visit Umm Durman for ideal weather are
November 26th to January 28th
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 Umm Durman
Average temperatures in Umm Durman vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for most of the year with a very low chance of rain throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 40th 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 Umm Durman, the hottest months are June, May, and then April. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early June where highs are regularly around 109.1°F (42.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 84.9°F (29.4°C) at night.
Umm Durman Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Umm Durman 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.
Umm Durman Perceived Temperature (F)
Umm Durman Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Umm Durman 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 Umm Durman are December, November, and then April. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid January. For example, on the week of January 8th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late August to early September with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of August 27th.
When can you find snow in Umm Durman? 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 Umm Durman.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Umm Durman (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
Umm Durman has some comfortably humid months, with some extremely dry months. The least humid month is April (6.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (43.6%).
Wind in Umm Durman is usually moderate. The windiest month is February, followed by March and August. February’s average wind speed of around 9.9 knots (11.4 MPH or 18.4 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 early August where average top sustained speeds reach 19.3 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Umm Durman.
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||9.7||Gentle breeze||16.1||Significant breeze|
|Feb||9.9||Gentle breeze||16.2||Significant breeze|
|Mar||9.8||Gentle breeze||16.4||Significant breeze|
|Apr||9.3||Gentle breeze||16.4||Significant breeze|
|May||8.5||Gentle breeze||16||Significant breeze|
|Jun||8.2||Gentle breeze||16.5||Significant breeze|
|Jul||9.7||Gentle breeze||18.1||Significant breeze|
|Aug||9.8||Gentle breeze||18.8||Strong breeze|
|Sep||7.9||Gentle breeze||16.3||Significant breeze|
|Oct||7.1||Gentle breeze||14.4||Significant breeze|
|Nov||8.6||Gentle breeze||14.8||Significant breeze|
|Dec||9.2||Gentle breeze||15.4||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Umm Durman?
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 Sudan; 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 Oct 04, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Umm Durman, Sudan is January, followed by November and December. 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 Umm Durman 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 Umm Durman Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very warm. Highs range from 109.1°F (42.8°C) and 96.9°F (36.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 1 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 hot weather with high temperatures that are extremely hot. These months see the most precipitation with 1 to 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Umm Durman, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 105.2°F (40.7°C) and 92.6°F (33.7°C), which will feel warmer than comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a barely noticeable amount: 0 to 1 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Umm Durman to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 96.9°F (36.1°C) and 84.8°F (29.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.