Climate of Saudi Arabia

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The climate of Saudi Arabia is marked by high temperatures during the day and low temperatures at night. Most of 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
(0.55)
1.0
(0.39)
2.4
(0.94)
2.9
(1.14)
0.8
(0.31)
0
(0)
0.1
(0.04)
0.1
(0.04)
0
(0)
0.3
(0.12)
0.7
(0.28)
1.4
(0.55)
11.1
(4.37)
Source: Weatherbase [1][unreliable source?]

References

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


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