Best time to visit Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Best time to visit Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The best time to visit Riyadh in 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 Riyadh is 42°C in july and the lowest is 20°C in january. The weather and climate of Riyadh is suitable for a sun vacation.

The average climate figure for Riyadh is an 8,9. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

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

Climate Riyadh per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
20°C 23°C 27°C 32°C 38°C 41°C 42°C 42°C 39°C 34°C 26°C 21°C
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6
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Climate Riyadh

Climate Riyadh


Climate Riyadh per Month

Climate Riyadh per Month

Riyadh has the desert climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for Riyadh 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.

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 20°C 23°C 27°C 32°C 38°C 41°C 42°C 42°C 39°C 34°C 26°C 21°C
Night 10°C 12°C 16°C 21°C 27°C 29°C 30°C 29°C 26°C 21°C 15°C 11°C
Precip 3
mm
6
mm
7
mm
10
mm
6
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
1
mm
9
mm
2
mm
Rain
days
1 2 6 7 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 2
Dry
days
30 26 25 23 28 30 31 31 30 30 27 29
Sun hours
per day
7 7 10 12 12 12 12 12 11 10 7 7
Wind force
in 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 Riyadh january

On average, it is maximum 20° in january in Riyadh and at least around 10° degrees. In january there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 3 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Riyadh.

Climate Riyadh february

On average, it is maximum 23° in february in Riyadh and at least around 12° degrees. In february there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 6 mm and the it will be dry 26 days this month in Riyadh.

Climate Riyadh march

On average, it is maximum 27° in march in Riyadh and at least around 16° degrees. In march there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 7 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Riyadh.

Climate Riyadh april

On average, it is maximum 32° in april in Riyadh and at least around 21° degrees. In april there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 10 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Riyadh.

Climate Riyadh may

On average, it is maximum 38° in may in Riyadh and at least around 27° degrees. In may there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 6 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Riyadh.

Climate Riyadh june

On average, it is maximum 41° in june in Riyadh and at least around 29° degrees. and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Riyadh.

Climate Riyadh july

On average, it is maximum 42° in july in Riyadh and at least around 30° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Riyadh.

Climate Riyadh august

On average, it is maximum 42° in august in Riyadh and at least around 29° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Riyadh.

Climate Riyadh september

On average, it is maximum 39° in september in Riyadh and at least around 26° degrees. and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Riyadh.

Climate Riyadh october

On average, it is maximum 34° in october in Riyadh and at least around 21° degrees. In october there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Riyadh.

Climate Riyadh november

On average, it is maximum 26° in november in Riyadh and at least around 15° degrees. In november there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 9 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Riyadh.

Climate Riyadh december

On average, it is maximum 21° in december in Riyadh and at least around 11° degrees. In december there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 2 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in Riyadh.

14 day weather forecast Riyadh

14 day weather forecast Riyadh

The weather for Riyadh in Saudi Arabia will be 43° till 45° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Su
7 Jun
Enkele wolken 42°C 27°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 12
Mo
8 Jun
Enkele wolken 43°C 26°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 12
Tu
9 Jun
Gespreide bewolking 44°C 30°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 12
We
10 Jun
Enkele wolken 44°C 32°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 12
Th
11 Jun
Helder hemel 44°C 28°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 12
Fr
12 Jun
Helder hemel 45°C 29°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 12
Sa
13 Jun
Helder hemel 44°C 29°C 0 mm 0% 6m/s 12

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Su
14 Jun
Helder hemel 44°C 25°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 12
Mo
15 Jun
Helder hemel 46°C 29°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 12
Tu
16 Jun
Helder hemel 46°C 29°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 12
We
17 Jun
Gespreide bewolking 45°C 28°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 3
Th
18 Jun
Helder hemel 45°C 28°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 6
Fr
19 Jun
Helder hemel 45°C 29°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 6
Sa
20 Jun
Helder hemel 45°C 30°C 0 mm 0% 7m/s 6
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About Riyadh

About Riyadh

Riyadh lies in Saudi Arabia in the province Ar Riyāḑ and the population consists of 4.465.000 inhabitants. If you want to call Riyadh you have to use +966 or 00966 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +9665012457809 or 009665012457809.

Riyadh is in a straight line at 4.946 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 7 hours40.

The coordinates of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia are latitude: 24.653837 en longitude: 46.715683

The GPS coordinates are N 24° 39' 13.6800" en E 46° 42' 56.5200"

Currency Riyadh

Currency Riyadh

In Riyadh the Saudi riyal is used to pay.

Exchange rate Saudi riyal (SAR) 7 june 2020

1 Saudi riyal = 0,27 United States dollar
100 Saudi riyal = 26,63 United States dollar

1 United States dollar = 3,75 Saudi riyal
100 United States dollar = 375,49 Saudi riyal

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It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

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Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

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Time difference Riyadh

Time difference Riyadh

In Riyadh it is now 11:46 o’clock in the morning on sunday 7 june 2020. That is 7 hour later than in United States. The time zone of Riyadh is Asia/Riyadh and the Greenwich time is UTC+03.

Vaccinations Riyadh

Vaccinations Riyadh

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Riyadh.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningitis of Meningokokkenziekte
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis