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.



Other Al Khafji Travel Info

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)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 65.2 56.8 47.8
Feb 69.9 61.4 52.2
Mar 77.9 68.5 58.2
Apr 86.7 77.9 68.4
May 98.5 89.5 79.2
Jun 108 98.3 85.8
Jul 110.4 100.2 87.8
Aug 108.8 98.4 86.4
Sep 103.2 92.8 81.4
Oct 94.1 83.4 72.4
Nov 79.6 69.9 60.1
Dec 70.1 60.5 51

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 18.4 13.8 8.8
Feb 21.1 16.3 11.2
Mar 25.5 20.3 14.6
Apr 30.4 25.5 20.2
May 36.9 31.9 26.2
Jun 42.2 36.8 29.9
Jul 43.6 37.9 31
Aug 42.7 36.9 30.2
Sep 39.6 33.8 27.4
Oct 34.5 28.6 22.4
Nov 26.4 21.1 15.6
Dec 21.2 15.8 10.6



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.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Al Khafji (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 6% 0 0.9
Feb 2% 0 0.3
Mar 5% 0 0.4
Apr 4% 0 0.5
May 0% 0 0
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 0% 0 0
Oct 0% 0 0
Nov 7% 0 1
Dec 4% 0 0.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 6 0 2.3
Feb 2 0 0.8
Mar 5 0 1
Apr 4 0 1.3
May 0 0 0
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 0 0 0
Nov 7 0 2.5
Dec 4 0 0.8


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.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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
Jan 48.1%
Feb 42.6%
Mar 28.9%
Apr 29.3%
May 19.6%
Jun 9.3%
Jul 12%
Aug 19.1%
Sep 20.3%
Oct 31.5%
Nov 37.8%
Dec 42.2%


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

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 76.6 in December means 76.6% of the tourists vs. November.



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.


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