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 108°F and the most cold month is 68°F 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 (°F) 68 74 81 90 100 106 108 108 102 92 78 69
Precipitation (inch) 1 2 3 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 1

Weather data from: Riyadh

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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 60° degrees and there is about 17 inch 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 Saudi Arabia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 68 74 81 90 100 106 108 108 102 92 78 69
Night temp. (°F) 51 54 61 71 80 84 86 85 78 69 59 53
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 1 2 3 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 1
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.

Saudi Arabia weather

The weather for Saudi Arabia over the next 14 days will be 75°F till 91° with one day chance of light rain showers.

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

5-day weather forecast Saudi Arabia

23 march
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4 m/s
24 march
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6 m/s
25 march
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9 m/s
26 march
1.8 in
11 m/s
27 march
0 in
10 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Saudi Arabia

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Saudi Arabia?

Saudi Arabia lies in a straight line about 6,507 miles from United States (New York → Riyadh).

How long is the flight to Saudi Arabia?

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

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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 1,335,817 mi². It is 5x bigger than United States.

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 23 March 2023

  • 1 US dollar = 3.75 Saudi riyal
  • 1 Saudi riyal = 0.27 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 375.06 Saudi riyal
  • 100 Saudi riyal = 26.66 US dollar

What is the area code of Saudi Arabia?

The area code to call Saudi Arabia is +966.