What’s it like? In a word – hot.
The climate in Djibouti is classified as a desert climate with weather conditions being torrid and very dry. Average temperatures range in the summer range from 85 – 107 (July) degrees, with temperatures in the winter ranging from about 70 – 83 (January) degrees. Rain typically falls between October and April, though the average total annual rainfall for Djibouti is only about six inches.
Temperatures above 110 degrees are common, especially during the summer months. Staying hydrated is key and the camp has large white coolers located throughout the base where bottled drinking water is available at all times, free of charge.