Riyadh Weather in January

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

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.

Riyadh weather averages (imperial / metric)
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
Humidity 51%
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.

January temperatures in Riyadh

January rainfall

January 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 January 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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