The best times to visit Kuwait for ideal weather are

January 29th to April 8th

or

October 29th to December 23rd

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

 

 


Other Kuwait Travel Info

Weather in Kuwait

Temperature

Average temperatures in Kuwait 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 somewhat temperate — in the 57th 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 Kuwait, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 112.8°F (44.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 89.5°F (31.9°C) at night.

Kuwait Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Kuwait 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.

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Kuwait Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Kuwait 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 63.5 54.9 46.6
Feb 68.8 60 51.3
Mar 78.3 68.4 58.6
Apr 87.8 78.1 68.4
May 99.4 89.4 79
Jun 108.4 97.7 85.7
Jul 111 100 87.9
Aug 110.7 99.3 87.7
Sep 105 93.6 82.1
Oct 94.4 83.6 73.3
Nov 77.9 68.2 59.2
Dec 68.1 58.9 50.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 17.5 12.7 8.1
Feb 20.4 15.6 10.7
Mar 25.7 20.2 14.8
Apr 31 25.6 20.2
May 37.4 31.9 26.1
Jun 42.4 36.5 29.8
Jul 43.9 37.8 31.1
Aug 43.7 37.4 30.9
Sep 40.6 34.2 27.8
Oct 34.7 28.7 22.9
Nov 25.5 20.1 15.1
Dec 20.1 14.9 10.2

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Kuwait are October, September, 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 October. For example, on the week of October 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid January with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of January 8th.

When can you find snow in Kuwait? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to early to mid January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Kuwait is often around around January 8th when fresh powder is deepest. 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 Kuwait.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 5% 2 1.4
Feb 2% 0 0.7
Mar 3% 0 0.9
Apr 4% 0 1.1
May 1% 0 0.6
Jun 1% 0 0.4
Jul 1% 0 0.5
Aug 1% 0 0.3
Sep 1% 0 0.1
Oct 1% 0 0.4
Nov 4% 0 0.9
Dec 3% 0 1.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 5 5.1 3.6
Feb 2 0 1.8
Mar 3 0 2.3
Apr 4 0 2.8
May 1 0 1.5
Jun 1 0 1
Jul 1 0 1.3
Aug 1 0 0.8
Sep 1 0 0.3
Oct 1 0 1
Nov 4 0 2.3
Dec 3 0 2.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Kuwait has some comfortably humid months, with some very dry months. The least humid month is June (12.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (48.7%).

Wind in Kuwait is usually moderate. The windiest month is June, followed by July and February. June’s average wind speed of around 10.8 knots (12.4 MPH or 19.9 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 17.5 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 7.8 Gentle breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Feb 8.6 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze
Mar 8.6 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze
Apr 8.3 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
May 8.3 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze
Jun 10.8 Gentle breeze 16.3 Significant breeze
Jul 9.8 Gentle breeze 15.1 Significant breeze
Aug 8.5 Gentle breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Sep 8.3 Gentle breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Oct 7.5 Gentle breeze 12 Significant breeze
Nov 7.6 Gentle breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Dec 8 Gentle breeze 12.3 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 48.7%
Feb 41.8%
Mar 29.9%
Apr 28.3%
May 20.6%
Jun 12.1%
Jul 14%
Aug 18.7%
Sep 17.9%
Oct 27.8%
Nov 37.3%
Dec 44.7%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Kuwait?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for Kuwait; exercise a high degree of caution. 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 Kuwait 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 Kuwait 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

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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 76.6 in December means 76.6% of the tourists vs. November.

 

 

Overall Kuwait Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 105.9°F (41.1°C) and 73.2°F (22.9°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 1 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 Kuwait, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 107.9°F (42.2°C) and 70.2°F (21.2°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 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 Kuwait to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 73.2°F (22.9°C) and 61.2°F (16.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: consistently 1 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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