The climate of Benghazi (Libya)
The town of Benghazi (also called Banghazi) lies on the north coast of
Libya, on the Gulf of Sydra, which is a part of the Mediterranean.
After the capital of Tripoli Benghazi is the second most important
town of the country. During the rebellion in Libya in 2011 the town
was the home base of the rebels. Due to this of late years the town
has been the target of attacks several times, among others by the
then head of the government Moammar al-Qadhafi. In 2012 an attempt
was committed on the American consulate in which the American
ambassador was killed. The Mediterranean climate which is caused by
the vicinity of the Mediterranean provides mild winters and hot
summers. During the summer months the temperature in the daytime is
mostly between 30 and 35 degrees. However if the wind comes from the
inland the temperature may rise to no less than forty degrees or
The figures below are based on long term weather and climate records.
They are an average for Benghazi.
hours of sunshine
average days with
= 0-5 mm ●
= 6-30 mm ●
= 31-60 mm ●
= 61-100 mm ●
= 101-200 mm ●
over 200 mm = 0-0.2 inches ● = 0.2-1.2 inches ● = 1.2-2.4 inches ● = 2.5-4 inches ● = 4.1-8 inches ● = over 8 inches
More climate information
Climate figures are very useful but donít present a general impression
of the climate and the eventual weather circumstances within a certain
period. The figures donít always reflect the chance of wintry weather,
extreme heat or hurricanes. That is why we offer useful extra climate
information for each month of the year:
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