Saudi Arabia
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Saudi Arabia

To go to Saudi Arabia, the best time to visit is January through April and November and December. In this period you have a hot temperature and almost no precipitation. In Saudi Arabia, July is the warmest month with 42°C and the most cold month is 20°C in January.

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In the table below you can quickly see the average weather per month in Saudi Arabia, the monthly temperature or when precipitation is highest. The monthly average climate data is based on data from the last 30 years.

Climate Saudi Arabia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 20 23 27 32 38 41 42 42 39 34 26 21
Precipitation (mm) 3 6 7 10 6 0 0 0 0 1 9 2

Weather data from: Riyadh




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Saudi Arabia weather

The weather for Saudi Arabia over the next 14 days will be 36°C till 38° and it stays dry every day.

The weather forecast for Saudi Arabia is based on the weather in Riyadh.

5-day weather forecast Saudi Arabia

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Saturday
24 september
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38°C
27°C
0 mm
8 m/s
Sunday
25 september
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36°C
25°C
0 mm
8 m/s
Monday
26 september
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37°C
25°C
0 mm
8 m/s
Tuesday
27 september
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37°C
25°C
0 mm
6 m/s
Wednesday
28 september
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37°C
26°C
0 mm
4 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Saudi Arabia


Climate Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has a desert climate. The daytime temperature is warm to hot, while it can also be cold at night. You won't have rain here anytime soon. The average annual temperature for Saudi Arabia is 32° degrees and there is about 44 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 329 days a year with an average humidity of 23% and an UV-index of 7.

Saudi Arabia

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 20 23 27 32 38 41 42 42 39 34 26 21
Night temp. (°C) 10 12 16 21 27 29 30 29 26 21 15 11
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 3 6 7 10 6 0 0 0 0 1 9 2
Days with rain 1 2 6 7 3 - - - - 1 3 2
Dry days 30 26 25 23 28 30 31 31 30 30 27 29
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 7 10 12 12 12 12 12 11 10 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 3 2
UV-index 5 6 6 7 8 9 9 9 7 6 5 5

Weather data from: Riyadh

Saudi Arabia weather by month

What is the average Saudi Arabia weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Saudi Arabia?

Saudi Arabia lies in a straight line about 3,236 km from India (New Delhi → Riyadh).

How long is the flight to Saudi Arabia?

The flight time from Indira Gandhi to Saudi Arabia is approximately 5 hours.

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What are the largest airports in Saudi Arabia?

These are the largest airports in Saudi Arabia:

  • King Khaled International Airport (RUH) in Riyadh
  • King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED) in Jeddah
  • King Fahd International Airport (DMM) in Ad Dammām
  • Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz Airport (MED) in Medina
  • Tabuk Airport (TUU) in Tabūk
  • Ha'il Airport (HAS) in Ḩā’il
  • Prince Abdulmohsin Bin Abdulaziz Airport (YNB) in Yanbu‘ al Baḩr
  • Arar Domestic Airport (RAE) in ‘Ar‘ar
  • Abha Regional Airport (AHB) in Abhā
  • Rafha Domestic Airport (RAH) in Rafḩā

How many inhabitants does Saudi Arabia have?

Saudi Arabia has 33,413,660 inhabitants.

How big is Saudi Arabia?

The surface area of Saudi Arabia is 2,149,690 km². It is slightly smaller than India.

What is the capital of Saudi Arabia?

The capital of Saudi Arabia is Riyadh.

What is the currency of Saudi Arabia?

In Saudi Arabia, the Saudi riyal (SAR) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 24 September 2022

  • 1 Indian rupee = 0.051 Saudi riyal
  • 1 Saudi riyal = 19.77 Indian rupee
  • 100 Indian rupee = 5.06 Saudi riyal
  • 100 Saudi riyal = 1,976.87 Indian rupee

What is the area code of Saudi Arabia?

The area code to call Saudi Arabia is +966.