The climate in Riyadh during January can be summarized as mild and dry.
January is in the winter in Riyadh and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 20°C (68°F), whilst at night 8°C (46°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||20°C 67.9°F|
|Nightly temperature||7.7°C 45.8°F|
|Average temperature||13.8°C 56.8°F|
|Daily sunshine||8.3 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||16 mm 0.6 ins|
|Rainy days||3 days|
|Sea temperature||21.7°C 71.1°F|
|Windspeed||10.1kph 6 mph|
On average January is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Riyadh with around 16mm 0.6 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 3 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.3 hours of sunshine per day.
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 January 2019.
|Hottest month:||July||42.5°C 108.5°F|
|Driest month:||June||0mm 0ins|
|Coldest month:||January||19.7°C 67.5°F|
|Wettest month:||March||32mm 1.3ins|