Saudi Arabia: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go?

Get the best time to go to Saudi Arabia from seasonal norms in many locations like Medina or Mecca, here.

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When is the best time to go to Saudi Arabia?

When is the best time to go to Saudi Arabia? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Saudi Arabia, the weather is good everywhere in February, March, April and November
  • The best months to go to Riyadh are January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months in Riyadh are June, July, August and September, and the coldest months are January and December
  • The cities with the best climate are Riyadh and Hail, with good weather at least 9 months a year

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Saudi Arabia for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month Our opinion View Details
tolerable to perfect* Saudi Arabia in january
good to perfect* Saudi Arabia in february
perfect Saudi Arabia in march
good to perfect* Saudi Arabia in april
tolerable to perfect* Saudi Arabia in may
bad to good* Saudi Arabia in june
bad to good* Saudi Arabia in july
very bad to good* Saudi Arabia in august
very bad to good* Saudi Arabia in september
bad to perfect* Saudi Arabia in october
good to perfect* Saudi Arabia in november
tolerable to perfect* Saudi Arabia in december

When to go to Saudi Arabia by city

Mecca

Best time to go to Mecca

The best months to go to Mecca are january, february, march, april, october, november and december.

Medina

Best time to go to Medina

The best months to go to Medina are january, february, march, april, may, october, november and december.

Riyadh

Best time to go to Riyadh

The best months to go to Riyadh are january, february, march, april, may, september, october, november and december.

Al Khobar

Best time to go to Al Khobar

The best months to go to Al Khobar are january, february, march, april, may, october, november and december.

Dhahran

Best time to go to Dhahran

The best months to go to Dhahran are january, february, march, april, may, october, november and december.


Climate and Weather in Saudi Arabia

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Temperatures and rainfall in Saudi Arabia

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Saudi Arabia and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Mecca, Medina, Riyadh, Al Khobar and Dhahran, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities..


Map of Saudi Arabia

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cities in Saudi Arabia (Hover over the icons for more information on the weather)

About Saudi Arabia

What can I do in Saudi Arabia?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

Nightlife

Is this weather information for Saudi Arabia reliable?

Climate data for Saudi Arabia has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Saudi Arabia allows us to determine the average for each month in Mecca, Medina, Riyadh, Al Khobar, Dhahran, Hail, Jeddah (Jiddah), Abha, and 16 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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