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Libya Weather

Libya's Information

Flag of Libya
Land Area 1,759,540 km2
Total Area 1,759,540km2 (#16)
Population 6,541,948 (#106)
Population Density 3.72/km2
Government Type In Transition
GDP (PPP) $90.89 Billion
GDP Per Capita $14,200
Currency Dinar (LYD)
Largest Cities

Temperatures in Libya are hot, especially in the desert regions (90% of the country) during the extended summer months. Sandstorms and windy conditions are very common, even along the Mediterranean.

Coastal areas are cooler and humid in the fall and winter, but rain is infrequent throughout the country.

One of the hottest temperatures on record for Libya, and one of the highest recorded on Earth, was 136°F (57°C) which occurred on September 13, 1922 in the town of 'Aziziya.

However, average temperatures for the country generally remain around 81-90°F (27-32°C) in the north and 104-115°F (40-46°C) along the Tripolitanian coast through the summer. Winter is considerably cooler in the desert at 30-55°F (-1-12°C).

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This page was last updated on July 10, 2020.

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