The best times to visit Doha for ideal weather are

November 26th to March 25th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.


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Weather in Doha

Temperature

Average temperatures in Doha vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 56th 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 Doha, the hottest months are July, June, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 109.9°F (43.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 91°F (32.8°C) at night.

Doha Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Doha Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

Doha Perceived Temperature (F)

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Doha Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Doha 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan72.164.558
Feb7667.460.3
Mar83.673.866
Apr92.782.674.5
May10492.683.7
Jun1089787.9
Jul10998.690.4
Aug106.696.989.9
Sep103.69486.5
Oct96.387.580.5
Nov85.57871.7
Dec76.568.762.2

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan22.318.114.4
Feb24.419.715.7
Mar28.723.218.9
Apr33.728.123.6
May4033.728.7
Jun42.236.131.1
Jul42.83732.4
Aug41.436.132.2
Sep39.834.430.3
Oct35.730.826.9
Nov29.725.622.1
Dec24.720.416.8


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Doha are June, July, and then August. 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 mid to late November with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of November 19th.

When can you find snow in Doha? 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 Doha.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan3%00.4
Feb2%00.1
Mar3%00.4
Apr2%00.2
May0%00.1
Jun0%00
Jul0%00
Aug0%00
Sep0%00
Oct0%00
Nov4%00.7
Dec2%00.5

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan301
Feb200.3
Mar301
Apr200.5
May000.3
Jun000
Jul000
Aug000
Sep000
Oct000
Nov401.8
Dec201.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Doha has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is June (24.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (58.3%).

Wind in Doha is usually moderate. The windiest month is June, followed by March and July. June’s average wind speed of around 8.8 knots (10.1 MPH or 16.3 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 May where average top sustained speeds reach 16.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Doha.

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Wind

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

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Max Sustained Wind
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Average Wind Speeds

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All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan6.6Light breeze11.5Significant breeze
Feb7.8Gentle breeze13.3Significant breeze
Mar8.3Gentle breeze14.3Significant breeze
Apr7.7Gentle breeze14Significant breeze
May7.9Gentle breeze14.4Significant breeze
Jun8.8Gentle breeze15.5Significant breeze
Jul7.9Gentle breeze14.1Significant breeze
Aug6.5Light breeze12.1Significant breeze
Sep6.5Light breeze11.9Significant breeze
Oct6Light breeze10.8Gentle breeze
Nov6.7Light breeze11.7Significant breeze
Dec6.3Light breeze11.1Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan58.3%
Feb52.3%
Mar41.2%
Apr33.6%
May27.7%
Jun24.6%
Jul31.7%
Aug48.1%
Sep44.9%
Oct49%
Nov51.6%
Dec55.6%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Doha?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Qatar; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 03, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Doha, Qatar is March, followed by January 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 Doha in July. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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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 very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 74.8 in July means 74.8% of the tourists vs. March.


Overall Doha Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 108°F (42.2°C) and 80.3°F (26.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 1 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow 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 slowest season for tourism in Doha, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 105.7°F (40.9°C) and 79.4°F (26.3°C), which will feel warmer than comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a barely noticeable amount: 0 to 1 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Doha to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 80.3°F (26.8°C) and 69.9°F (21.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: consistently 1 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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