Riyadh monthly weather averages

Average daytime temperature

The bar chart below shows the average monthly peak daytime temperatures at Riyadh

Riyadh average temperature chart (Celsius) Riyadh average temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average monthly temperatures in Riyadh (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 19.7 22.4 27.1 31.9 38.4 41.2 42.5 42.2 39.7 34.2 27.2 21.4
°F 67.4 72.4 80.8 89.4 101.2 106.1 108.5 107.9 103.5 93.6 81 70.4

Please note: these are the average peak daytime temperatures (usually around mid-afternoon) so do not show daytime / night highs and lows. To see the daily range of temperatures have a look at the temperature max / min chart below.

Average rainfall & rainy days

The graph below shows the average rainfall and number of rainy days per month.

Riyadh monthly rainfall chart (mm) Riyadh monthly rainfall chart (inches)
Average monthly rainfall in Riyadh (mm and inches)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
mm 16 7 32 31 11 0 0 0 0 1 6 14
inches 0.6 0.3 1.2 1.2 0.4 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 0.5
Rainy days 3 3 6 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 4

Average daily sunshine

The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Riyadh

Riyadh average daily sunshine chart
Average daily sunshine Riyadh
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hrs sunshine 8.3 8.8 8.9 9.6 10.9 11.6 10.8 10.9 11.1 10.6 9.4 8.3

Day / night temperatures

The graph below shows the daily range of temperatures for each month.

Riyadh average minimum / maximum temperatures (Celsius) Riyadh average minimum / maximum temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Riyadh (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 7.7 9.9 14.2 18.6 24 25.9 27.1 26.7 23.7 18.8 14.1 9.2
Max °C 20 22.8 27.5 32.2 38.8 41.6 42.9 42.6 40.1 34.6 27.6 21.7
Min °F 45.8 49.7 57.5 65.5 75.2 78.5 80.8 80 74.7 65.8 57.3 48.5
Max °F 56.8 61.3 69.4 77.7 88.5 92.7 95 94.3 89.4 80.1 69.4 59.7

Sea temperature

The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

Riyadh average sea temperature chart (Celsius) Riyadh average sea temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average sea temperature around Riyadh in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 21.7 20.9 21.7 24.1 27.2 29.2 30.2 30.7 30.4 29.4 26.9 24
°F 71.1 69.5 71.1 75.4 81 84.6 86.4 87.3 86.7 84.8 80.5 75.2

Wind speed

The graph below shows the average wind speed.

Riyadh average winspeed by month (km/h) Riyadh average winspeed by month (mph)
Average wind speed in Riyadh (mph and kmh)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
km/h 10 12 12 10 10 12 12 12 9 7 7 7
mph 6 7 7 7 7 8 8 7 5 4 4 4

A monthly average windspeed of over 16km/h or 10mph suggests a location is fairly windy.

Relative humidity

The graph below shows the average relative humidity.

Riyadh relative humidity averages
Average relative humidity in Riyadh
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
51% 41% 36% 34% 23% 15% 16% 15% 19% 26% 38% 47%
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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
Warmest sea: August 30.7°C 87.3°F
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