The best times to visit Al Khafji for ideal weather are
November 5th to April 8th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Al Khafji Travel Guide
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Weather in Al Khafji
Average temperatures in Al Khafji vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of precipitation throughout the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 61st 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 Al Khafji, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid July where highs are regularly around 111.3°F (44.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 88.5°F (31.4°C) at night.
Al Khafji Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Al Khafji 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.
Al Khafji Perceived Temperature (F)
Al Khafji Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Al Khafji 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 Al Khafji are May, June, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid January. For example, on the week of January 15th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid April with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of April 9th.
When can you find snow in Al Khafji? 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 Al Khafji.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Al Khafji (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
Al Khafji has some comfortably humid months, with some extremely dry months. The least humid month is June (9.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (48.1%).
Wind in Al Khafji is usually moderate. The windiest month is June, followed by July and May. June’s average wind speed of around 8.1 knots (9.3 MPH or 15 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 early to mid June where average top sustained speeds reach 14.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Al Khafji.
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||6.4||Light breeze||10||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||7.3||Gentle breeze||12.1||Significant breeze|
|Mar||7.6||Gentle breeze||12.3||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||7.6||Gentle breeze||13||Significant breeze|
|May||7.7||Gentle breeze||13||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||8.1||Gentle breeze||12.9||Significant breeze|
|Jul||7.8||Gentle breeze||12.5||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||7.1||Gentle breeze||11.9||Significant breeze|
|Sep||6.8||Light breeze||11.1||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||6.7||Light breeze||10.7||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||6.7||Light breeze||10.4||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||6.5||Light breeze||9.9||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Al Khafji?
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 Al Khafji, Saudi Arabia is November, followed by June and January. 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 Al Khafji in December. 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 Al Khafji Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 104.5°F (40.3°C) and 73.5°F (23.1°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 2 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have hot weather with high temperatures that are extremely hot. These months see the least precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Al Khafji, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 105.2°F (40.7°C) and 71.6°F (22°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a barely noticeable amount: 0 to 2 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Al Khafji to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 73.5°F (23.1°C) and 64.1°F (17.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 0 to 2 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.