Doha weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Doha

The best time to visit in Doha 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 Doha is 40°C in July and the lowest is 22°C in January. The water temperature is between 21°C and 36°C. The weather and climate of Doha is suitable for a city trip.

Doha has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Doha 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 Doha 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
Water temp. (°C) 23 21 23 27 31 32 35 36 35 33 31 26
Precipitation (mm) 4 6 9 6 1 0 0 0 0 1 6 3

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14 day weather forecast Doha

The weather for in Doha will be 26° till 22° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 5 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
16°
24° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 1
Monday 6 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
16°
24° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Tuesday 7 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
19°
24° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 1
Wednesday 8 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
19°
24° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Thursday 9 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
19°
24° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Friday 10 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
19°
24° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 1
Saturday 11 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
18°
24° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 12 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
17°
24° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 1
Monday 13 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
18°
24° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 1
Tuesday 14 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
17°
24° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Wednesday 15 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
20°
24° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Thursday 16 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
19°
24° 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Friday 17 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
18°
24° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Saturday 18 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
18°
24° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 1

Climate Doha

Doha 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 Doha 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 Doha

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
Water temp. (°C) 23 21 23 27 31 32 35 36 35 33 31 26
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

Doha weather by month

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

Doha is located in Qatar. It lies in a straight line at 10,772 km from New York.

The coordinates of Doha are:

  • Latitude: 25.286667
  • Longitude: 51.533333

The GPS coordinates are 25° 17' N, 51° 31' E

How long is the flight to Doha?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Doha is approximately 16 h. 50 min.

What are the nearest airports to Doha?

These are the airports closests to Doha:

  • Hamad International Airport (8 km) – Doha
  • Bahrain International Airport (142 km) – Manama
  • King Fahd International Airport (218 km) – Ad Dammām

How many inhabitants are there in Doha?

Doha has approximately 1,450,000 inhabitants.

How big is Doha?

The area of Doha is around 1,772 km².

What is the currency of Doha?

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

Exchange rates on 5 December 2021

  • 1 Qatari riyal = 3.64 US dollar
  • 1 US dollar = 0.27 Qatari riyal
  • 10 Qatari riyal = 36.41 US dollar
  • 10 US dollar = 2.75 Qatari riyal
  • 100 Qatari riyal = 364.10 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 27.47 Qatari riyal

What is the area code of Doha?

The area code to call Doha is +974.