Mauritania - General information
region region
Capital Nouakchott
Language Arabic, Soninke
Currency Ouguiya
Population 3,359,185
Phone code +222
Coordinates of Mauritania
Time Zone Africa/Nouakchott
GMT 0
DST 0
Latitude 20.250000000
Longitude -10.500000000
Elevation (STRM3) 388 m.

List of largest cities in Mauritania

 
Nouakchott Nouakchott
Nouakchott Nouakchott
661,400
Nouadhibou Nouadhibou
Nouadhibou Dakhlet Nouadhibou
72,337
Nema Nema
Nema Hodh ech Chargui
60,000
Kaedi Kaedi
Kaedi Gorgol
55,374
Rosso Rosso
Rosso Trarza
48,922
Kiffa Kiffa
Kiffa Assaba
40,281

Weather, climate, temperature by months in Mauritania

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 43 42 41 38 38 40 42 44 45 45 44 43 45
Average high °C 35 35 32 28 27 30 32 35 36 36 35 34 33
Average temperature °C 30 30 27 23 22 24 26 28 30 31 30 30 28
Average low °C 26 25 21 17 16 18 21 23 25 26 26 26 22
Record low °C 19 16 11 6 8 10 11 12 15 17 19 19 6
Rain Days 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 2 4 17
Fog Days 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11
Thunderstorms Days 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 4 12
Average precipitation Mm. 46 11 2 1 1 1 1 0 1 11 34 65 173
Relative humidity % 39 33 26 25 23 22 21 21 23 28 34 39 28
Relative humidity morning % 73 60 49 44 43 44 45 49 50 60 71 76 55
Relative humidity evening % 43 30 25 23 23 22 22 23 26 32 42 46 30
Wind speed Km/h 12 13 14 15 16 15 15 16 16 15 15 14 15
Day Length Hours 13 12 12 12 12 12 12 13 13 14 14 13 13
Dew point °C 21 15 9 5 3 5 6 9 12 16 20 21 141
Growing degree-day °C 593 592 499 400 373 403 512 532 586 594 604 605 6291
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 21 20 17 15 16 19 23 25 26 25 24 23 21
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