Saudi Arabia Weather and Climate

Optimal travel time for the regions

In the following overview you can see the best travel time depending on the region (Saudi Arabia).

Place Best travel time
Mecca January, February, March and December
Yanbu January, February, March, April, November and December
Damam March, April and November

Temperatures, precipitation, sunshine in Mecca (Saudi Arabia)

Jan Feb March Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature 30 ° C 32 ° C 35 ° C 38 ° C 42 ° C 44 ° C 43 ° C 43 ° C 43 ° C 40 ° C 35 ° C 31 ° C
Night temperature 18 ° C 18 ° C 21 ° C 24 ° C 27 ° C 28 ° C 29 ° C 29 ° C 28 ° C 25 ° C 23 ° C 20 ° C
Precipitation in mm 5 2 6 14 0 0 0 6 2 4 10 27
Hours of sunshine 8 9 9 9 10 11 10 10 9 10 9 8
Sunrise 7:00 6:50 6:30 6:00 5:40 5:40 5:45 6:00 6:05 6:15 6:30 6:50
Sunset 18:00 18:20 18:30 18:40 18:50 19:05 19:05 18:50 18:25 17:55 17:40 17:40

Temperatures

The annual average temperature in Mecca is 30.4 ° C. For comparison: Munich reaches an average of 8.6 ° C, in Berlin it is 9.6 ° C. The warmest month is June (35.6 ° C), coldest month of January with mean values of 23.6 ° C.

Precipitation

The annual precipitation is 76 mm. For comparison: In Munich, 967 mm, in Berlin 570 mm, precipitation is measured annually. There is no rainy season, i.e. months with more than 175 mm of precipitation. You cannot expect snow in any month in Mecca.

Sunshine

As our climate table shows, June is the sunniest month with an average of 10.7 hours of sunshine per day. On average over the year, the sun shines 9.3 hours per day. For comparison: In Munich and Berlin, the sun shines an average of 4.7 hours per day throughout the year.

Cities nearby

The following major towns are nearby and have a similar climate: Jeddah and Ta’if.

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