The best times to visit Jeddah for ideal weather are

January 1st to February 18th

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 Jeddah

Temperature

Average temperatures in Jeddah vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for most of the year with a very low chance of rain throughout the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 37th 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 Jeddah, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 104.2°F (40.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 84.3°F (29.1°C) at night.

Jeddah Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Jeddah 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.

Jeddah Perceived Temperature (F)

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Jeddah Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Jeddah 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)
Jan84.774.966.2
Feb87.476.767.5
Mar90.279.169.5
Apr94.483.273.3
May98.387.176.7
Jun10289.979
Jul103.592.582.5
Aug102.192.584.1
Sep99.289.581
Oct98.286.676.9
Nov92.682.273.1
Dec8877.969.2

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan29.323.819
Feb30.824.819.7
Mar32.326.220.8
Apr34.728.422.9
May36.830.624.8
Jun38.932.226.1
Jul39.733.628.1
Aug38.933.628.9
Sep37.331.927.2
Oct36.830.324.9
Nov33.727.922.8
Dec31.125.520.7


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Jeddah are May, June, and then October. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January and early February. For example, on the week of January 29th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late November to early December with an average of 0 days of significant precipitation the week of November 26th.

When can you find snow in Jeddah? 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 Jeddah.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan2%00.4
Feb1%00.1
Mar0%00
Apr0%00
May0%00
Jun0%00
Jul1%00.1
Aug0%00
Sep0%00
Oct0%00
Nov3%01.4
Dec3%00.6

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan201
Feb100.3
Mar000
Apr000
May000
Jun000
Jul100.3
Aug000
Sep000
Oct000
Nov303.6
Dec301.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Jeddah has some comfortably humid months, with slightly drier months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is July (40% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (53.4%).

Wind in Jeddah is usually calm. The windiest month is June, followed by March and April. June’s average wind speed of around 7.5 knots (8.7 MPH or 14 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 March where average top sustained speeds reach 15.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

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

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan7.3Gentle breeze13.7Significant breeze
Feb7Gentle breeze13.9Significant breeze
Mar7.4Gentle breeze14.5Significant breeze
Apr7.3Gentle breeze14.2Significant breeze
May7.3Gentle breeze14.1Significant breeze
Jun7.5Gentle breeze14.6Significant breeze
Jul7.1Gentle breeze14Significant breeze
Aug7.3Gentle breeze14.7Significant breeze
Sep7Gentle breeze14.1Significant breeze
Oct5.6Light breeze12.9Significant breeze
Nov6Light breeze12.5Significant breeze
Dec6.4Light breeze12.7Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan47.2%
Feb48.8%
Mar46.7%
Apr43.6%
May43.5%
Jun41.9%
Jul40%
Aug45.6%
Sep53.4%
Oct53%
Nov48.9%
Dec47%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Jeddah?

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 Jeddah, 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 Jeddah 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

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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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 60.1 in August means 60.1% of the tourists vs. January.


Overall Jeddah Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 100°F (37.8°C) and 87.3°F (30.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is nonexistent with roughly 0 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 hot weather with high temperatures that are extremely hot. These months see moderate precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Jeddah, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 100.2°F (37.9°C) and 90.5°F (32.5°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 fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Jeddah to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 90°F (32.2°C) and 83.4°F (28.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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