The best times to visit Abha for ideal weather are
January 29th to May 20th
September 10th to November 25th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Abha Travel Guide
Other Abha Travel Info
Weather in Abha
Average temperatures in Abha vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 83rd percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Abha, the hottest months are June, July, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early June where highs are regularly around 89.1°F (31.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 63.9°F (17.7°C) at night.
Abha Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Abha Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Abha Perceived Temperature (F)
Abha Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Abha Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Abha are December, October, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early August with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of July 30th.
When can you find snow in Abha? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Abha.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Abha (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Abha has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is June (23.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (58%).
Wind in Abha is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by February and April. March’s average wind speed of around 7.9 knots (9 MPH or 14.5 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late March where average top sustained speeds reach 17.3 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Abha.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||7.1||Gentle breeze||15||Significant breeze|
|Feb||7.2||Gentle breeze||15.4||Significant breeze|
|Mar||7.9||Gentle breeze||16.2||Significant breeze|
|Apr||7.1||Gentle breeze||15.8||Significant breeze|
|May||5.7||Light breeze||14.3||Significant breeze|
|Jun||5.9||Light breeze||14.9||Significant breeze|
|Jul||6.2||Light breeze||15.1||Significant breeze|
|Aug||6.1||Light breeze||15.4||Significant breeze|
|Sep||6||Light breeze||15||Significant breeze|
|Oct||5.4||Light breeze||12.8||Significant breeze|
|Nov||5.1||Light breeze||12.5||Significant breeze|
|Dec||5.4||Light breeze||13.2||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Abha?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Saudi Arabia; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 20, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Abha, Saudi Arabia is January, followed by November and December. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Abha in August. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Abha Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 88.4°F (31.3°C) and 74.9°F (23.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 3 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 1 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Abha, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 87.7°F (30.9°C) and 70.8°F (21.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a barely noticeable amount: 0 to 1 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Abha to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 74.9°F (23.8°C) and 66.9°F (19.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.