Qatar weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Qatar

The best time to visit in Qatar is from January until June and September until December, when you will have a pleasant till very hot temperature and none till limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Qatar is 40°C in July and the lowest is 22°C in January.

Qatar has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Qatar or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Qatar by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 22 23 26 31 36 39 40 40 39 35 29 24
Precipitation (mm) 4 6 9 6 1 0 0 0 0 1 6 3
Climate data from city: Doha

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14 day weather forecast Qatar

The weather for in Qatar will be 39° till 35° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

The weather forecast for Qatar is based on the weather conditions in the city of Doha.

Weather forecast this week

Thursday 23 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
39°
28°
32° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 9
Friday 24 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
37°
27°
32° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 9
Saturday 25 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
39°
28°
32° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 9
Sunday 26 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
40°
29°
32° 0 mm 0% 8 m/s 9
Monday 27 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
36°
28°
32° 0 mm 0% 6 m/s 8
Tuesday 28 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
36°
28°
32° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 8
Wednesday 29 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
39°
28°
32° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 7

Weather forecast next week

Thursday 30 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
39°
28°
32° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 9
Friday 1 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
38°
28°
32° 0 mm 0% 6 m/s 9
Saturday 2 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
36°
28°
32° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 5
Sunday 3 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
36°
30°
32° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 5
Monday 4 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
36°
29°
32° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 5
Tuesday 5 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
35°
29°
32° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 5
Wednesday 6 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
35°
28°
32° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 5

Climate Qatar

Qatar has the desert climate prevailing. 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 Qatar is 32° degrees and there is about 35 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 339 days a year with an average humidity of 49% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate table of Qatar

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 22 23 26 31 36 39 40 40 39 35 29 24
Night temp. (°C) 17 18 21 25 30 32 33 33 31 28 24 19
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 4 6 9 6 1 0 0 0 0 1 6 3
Days with rain 2 3 5 5 1 - - - - - 2 2
Dry days 29 25 26 25 30 30 31 31 30 31 28 29
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 8 10 10 12 13 12 12 10 10 10 7
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 4 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 6 6 7 8 8 9 9 9 8 7 6 6
Climate data from city: Doha

Qatar weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Qatar? 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 Qatar?

Qatar lies in a straight line about 14,585 km from New Zealand (Wellington → Doha).

How long is the flight to Qatar?

The flight time from Auckland Airport to Qatar is approximately 18 h. 20 min.

What are the largest airports in Qatar?

These are the largest airports in Qatar:

  • Hamad International Airport – Doha

How many inhabitants are there in Qatar?

Qatar has approximately 2,685,053 inhabitants.

How big is Qatar?

The area of Qatar is around 11,437 km². It is 23x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Qatar?

The capital of Qatar is Doha.

What is the currency of Qatar?

In Qatar the Qatari riyal (QAR) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 23 September 2021

  • 1 Qatari riyal = 2.52 New Zealand dollar
  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 0.40 Qatari riyal
  • 10 Qatari riyal = 25.18 New Zealand dollar
  • 10 New Zealand dollar = 3.97 Qatari riyal
  • 100 Qatari riyal = 251.78 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 39.72 Qatari riyal

What is the area code of Qatar?

The area code to call Qatar is +974.