Saudi Arabia
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Saudi Arabia

The best time to visit Saudi Arabia is from January until May 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 Saudi Arabia is 42°C in July and the lowest is 20°C in January.

Saudi Arabia has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Saudi Arabia 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 Saudi Arabia weather 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

Climate data from city: Riyadh




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Saudi Arabia weather

The Saudi Arabia weather for will be 39° till 43° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

The Saudi Arabia weather forecast is based on the weather conditions in the city of Riyadh.

Saudi Arabia 14 day weather forecast

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Thursday
26 may
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39°C
26°C
0 mm
0%
6 Bft
SSW
11
Friday
27 may
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40°C
27°C
0 mm
0%
5 Bft
WSW
11
Saturday
28 may
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41°C
25°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
SSW
11
Sunday
29 may
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40°C
27°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
WSW
11
Monday
30 may
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42°C
28°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
SSW
11


Climate Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia 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 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

Climate data from city: 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 15,001 km from New Zealand (Wellington → Riyadh).

How long is the flight to Saudi Arabia?

The flight time from Auckland Airport to Saudi Arabia is approximately 18 h. 10 min.

What are the largest airports in Saudi Arabia?

These are the largest airports in Saudi Arabia:

How many inhabitants are there in Saudi Arabia?

Saudi Arabia has approximately 33,413,660 inhabitants.

How big is Saudi Arabia?

The area of Saudi Arabia is around 2,149,690 km². It is 8x bigger than New Zealand.

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 to pay.

Exchange rates on 26 May 2022

  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 2.59 Saudi riyal
  • 1 Saudi riyal = 0.39 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 259.36 Saudi riyal
  • 100 Saudi riyal = 38.56 New Zealand dollar

What is the area code of Saudi Arabia?

The area code to call Saudi Arabia is +966.