Saudi Arabia
20 to 42°C
3695 hours
sunshine per day
44 mm
340 days
25 days
0 days

Climate of 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.

Climate averages for the whole year

  • Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 20°C and 42°C
  • Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 10°C and 30°C
  • Rain: it rains 25 days and there is a total of approximately 44 mm rainfall
  • Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3695 sun hours
Maximum temperature: between 20°C and 42°C
Warmest month: 42°C in July
Coldest month: 20°C in January
Night temperature: between 10°C and 30°C
Dry days: 340 days
Days with rain: 25 days
Days with snow: 0 days
Total rain sum: 44 mm
Hours of sunshine: 3695 hours

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Temperature graph

This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Saudi Arabia.

Precipitation graph

This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Saudi Arabia.

Climate table of Saudi Arabia

In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Saudi Arabia. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for Saudi Arabia might be like in a given month.

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

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.

Climate of Saudi Arabia by month

What is the average climate in a given month for Saudi Arabia? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.

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