Riyadh Climate & Temperature
- Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is at 24°42'N, 46°44'E, 620 m (2034 ft). See map.
- Riyadh has a subtropical desert / low-latitude arid hot climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: BWh)
- According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Riyadh is situated in or near the subtropical desert biome.
- The annual mean 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/m² (2.48 Gallons/ft²).
- Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Riyadh you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Mangareva, Gambier Islands, French Polynesia where you would find a Tropical wet climate.
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