Riyadh Weather in December

What's the weather like in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in December 2018?

The climate in Riyadh during December can be summarized as mild and dry.

December is in the winter in Riyadh and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (71°F), whilst at night 9°C (49°F) is normal.

Riyadh weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 21.7°C 71°F
Nightly temperature 9.2°C 48.5°F
Average temperature 15.4°C 59.7°F
Daily sunshine 8.3 hrs
Avg rainfall 14 mm 0.5 ins
Rainy days 4 days
Sea temperature 24°C 75.2°F
Humidity 47%
Windspeed 6.5kph 4 mph

On average December is the 4th wettest month of the year in Riyadh with around 14mm 0.5 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 4 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.3 hours of sunshine per day.

December temperatures in Riyadh

December rainfall

December hourly sunshine

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in December 2018.

Other monthly averages

Riyadh weather stats

Riyadh weather statistics
Hottest month: July 42.5°C 108.5°F
Driest month: June 0mm 0ins
Sunniest month: October 10.6hrs
Coldest month: January 19.7°C 67.5°F
Wettest month: March 32mm 1.3ins
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