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Riyadh Climate & Temperature

  • Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is at 2442'N, 4644'E, 620 m (2034 ft). See map.
  • Riyadh has a subtropical desert / low-latitude arid hot climate (Kppen-Geiger classification: BWh)
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Riyadh is situated in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 25.7 degrees Celsius (78.2 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.1 °C (38°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 101.3 mm (4 inches) which is equivalent to 101.3 Litres/m (2.48 Gallons/ft).
  • If you were to burrow down through the Earth from Riyadh you would come out nearest to the climate station at Mangareva, Gambier Islands, French Polynesia where you would find a Tropical wet climate.
Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 28 (82) 30 (86) 35 (95) 38 (100) 42 (108) 44 (111) 45 (113) 45 (113) 43 (109) 38 (100) 33 (91) 28 (82) 37 (99)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 14 (57) 16 (62) 21 (70) 26 (78) 32 (89) 34 (94) 35 (95) 35 (95) 32 (89) 27 (80) 21 (69) 15 (60) 26 (78)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 3 (37) 4 (39) 8 (46) 12 (54) 18 (64) 21 (70) 23 (73) 24 (75) 19 (66) 14 (57) 9 (48) 3 (37) 13 (56)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) 11 (0) 10 (0) 24 (1) 29 (1) 8 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (0) 0 (0) 1 (0) 6 (0) 11 (0) 101 (4)
rain days iconNumber of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day) 3 (10%) 1 (4%) 2 (6%) 1 (3%) 2 (6%) 0 (0%) 0.5 (2%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5 (17%) 3 (10%)   17.5 (5%)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day 10:46 11:17 11:58 12:42 13:19 13:37 13:29 12:58 12:15 11:31 10:54 10:37   12:00
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 45.4 54.6 65.5 77.2 85.4 88.7 85.5 77.4 65.9 54.4 45.3 41.9   65.5

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Riyadh Climate Graph in Metric Units

Riyadh Climate Graph

Riyadh Climograph in English Units

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