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Climate of Saudi Arabia

The climate of Saudi Arabia is marked by high temperatures during the day and low temperatures at night. The country follows the pattern of the desert climate, with the exception of the southwest, which features a semi-arid climate.

Climate data for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 33
(92)
36
(97)
38
(101)
43
(109)
47
(117)
53
(128)
48
(119)
47
(116)
45
(113)
43
(109)
36
(97)
32
(90)
53
(128)
Average high °C (°F) 19
(67)
23
(74)
27
(80)
32
(90)
38
(101)
41
(106)
43
(109)
42
(108)
40
(104)
34
(94)
27
(81)
22
(71)
32
(90)
Daily mean °C (°F) 14
(58)
17
(62)
21
(70)
27
(80)
32
(90)
34
(94)
36
(97)
36
(96)
33
(91)
28
(82)
22
(71)
17
(62)
26
(79)
Average low °C (°F) 11
(52)
15
(59)
21
(69)
26
(78)
28
(83)
29
(84)
27
(81)
26
(78)
20
(68)
16
(60)
11
(52)
9
(48)
20
(68)
Record low °C (°F) −1
(30)
0
(32)
5
(41)
11
(52)
17
(63)
20
(68)
22
(72)
22
(72)
16
(61)
12
(54)
7
(45)
2
(35)
−1
(30)
Average precipitation cm (inches) 1.4
(0.6)
1.0
(0.4)
2.4
(0.9)
2.9
(1.1)
0.8
(0.3)
0
(0)
0.1
(0.0)
0.1
(0.0)
0
(0)
0.3
(0.1)
0.7
(0.3)
1.4
(0.6)
11.1
(4.4)
Source: Weatherbase [1][unreliable source?]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Weatherbase: Weather For Riyadh, Saudi Arabia". Weatherbase. 2011. Retrieved on November 23, 2011.