According to allcitycodes, Eritrea has a hot semi-arid climate with long, dry summers and shorter, mild winters. The average temperature in Eritrea ranges between 20-33°C (68-91°F). In the summer months, temperatures can reach up to 38°C (100°F) while winters are mild with temperatures dropping to around 15°C (59°F). Rainfall in Eritrea is heaviest during the wet season when it typically receives around 500mm of rain each year. During this period, thunderstorms and tropical cyclones can bring intense rainfall for short periods of time. In addition, there are occasional droughts that can affect some parts of Eritrea for extended periods of time due to El Niño events reducing rainfall across much of the country for several months at a time. In addition to its regular seasons, Eritrea also experiences occasional hurricanes which bring strong winds and heavy rains that can cause destruction in some areas. Additionally, there are occasional dust storms which can bring strong winds and dust that can reduce visibility in some areas. These dust storms usually occur during the spring when winds are strongest and can last for several days at a time. Check payhelpcenter for Eritrea in 2008.