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What is the climate like in Saudi Arabia?

The climate of Saudi Arabia has an average yearly temperature of 34°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 22°C and rise to 42°C.

Annually, about 71 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Saudi Arabia.

The best time to visit Saudi Arabia is January until March, November and December. During this period, you will experience pleasant temperatures and not too much rain, making it ideal to visit Saudi Arabia.

Temperature 22 to 42°C
Rain 71 mm

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The climate of Saudi Arabia

Climate table Saudi Arabia

The climate table for Saudi Arabia shows the average temperatures, rainfall, and UV index by month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 22 25 30 33 38 41 42 42 39 34 28 24
Nighttime temperature (°C) 10 12 17 21 26 28 30 29 26 21 17 12
Rainfall (mm) 7,4 9,3 6,5 24 5,9 0,4 1,5 0,6 0 3,2 9,1 2,7
UV Index 7 8 9 10 10 10 10 10 9 9 7 7
Best month Yes Yes Yes No No No No No No No Yes Yes

Temperature by month in Saudi Arabia

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Saudi Arabia

Temperature by month in Saudi Arabia

Rainfall by month in Saudi Arabia

This graph shows the average monthly rainfall in millimeters in Saudi Arabia.

Rainfall by month in Saudi Arabia

UV index by month in Saudi Arabia

This graph shows the average UV index by month in Saudi Arabia.

UV index by month in Saudi Arabia

Yearly temperature in Saudi Arabia

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Saudi Arabia, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Saudi Arabia

Yearly total rainfall in Saudi Arabia

This graph shows the average yearly rainfall in millimeters in Saudi Arabia.

Rainfall per year in Saudi Arabia

Weather experiences in Saudi Arabia

The weather in Saudi Arabia is rated an average of 3,5 out of 5 stars by 13 visitors.

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Weather Experience: Excellent StarStarStarStarStar

The weather was so nice in that period, between 25 to 30 degrees.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

In fact, in November I found little rainfall, warmer days and cooler nights. It was the best time to visit, with mild temperatures.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

Very warm during the day.I was even able to sunbathe— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Poor StarStar

Everything in the country was air-conditioned. I expected more sun, but not so much heat.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

There is plenty of sunlight, but it is less overwhelming. A few sporadic showers brighten the day. Don't forget the sunscreen, though!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

The days were sunny, with moderate temperatures around 20-25°C - an ideal place for active relaxation. At night, temperatures dropped significantly, so warm clothing was essential. Periodic sandstorms were less appealing.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

Ideal for evening walks and camping in the desert. However, be sure to bring plenty of water.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

Shelter was always needed during the day. The evening, however, was cozy.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

I managed to go outside without a coat, even though it got cooler in the evening. During the day the sun shone, but there were also rainy days. It was pleasant, but not particularly warm.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

Although it was often too hot for me, the nights were cool and pleasant. Be sure to use good sun protection!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Poor StarStar

Uncomfortably dry, almost unbearable during the day. It got slightly colder at night, but not enough for real comfort.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

The night temperature was more pleasant. There is virtually no precipitation. Very dry and sandy.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Excellent StarStarStarStarStar

it was nice and warm and also very nice— This text has been automatically translated into English

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Average weather in Saudi Arabia by month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Saudi Arabia and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Saudi Arabia, you can view the average temperature, rainfall, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.