The best times to visit Manama for ideal weather are

November 12th 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 Manama Travel Info

Weather in Manama

Temperature

Average temperatures in Manama 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 59th 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 Manama, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 104.5°F (40.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 90.9°F (32.7°C) at night.

Manama Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Manama 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.

Manama Perceived Temperature (F)

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Manama Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Manama 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)
Jan68.663.158
Feb72.165.760.7
Mar79.171.665.9
Apr87.679.873.6
May98.289.582.7
Jun101.493.987.6
Jul103.49690.1
Aug103.595.890
Sep100.392.886.9
Oct9386.380.8
Nov81.976.471.7
Dec72.567.162.2

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan20.317.314.4
Feb22.318.715.9
Mar26.22218.8
Apr30.926.623.1
May36.831.928.2
Jun38.634.430.9
Jul39.735.632.3
Aug39.735.432.2
Sep37.933.830.5
Oct33.930.227.1
Nov27.724.722.1
Dec22.519.516.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Manama are June, July, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid February. For example, on the week of February 12th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid January with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of January 15th.

When can you find snow in Manama? 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 Manama.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Manama (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)
Jan6%01.8
Feb2%00.2
Mar2%00.1
Apr2%00.8
May0%00
Jun0%00
Jul0%00
Aug0%00.2
Sep0%00
Oct0%00.2
Nov4%00.7
Dec3%00.4

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan604.6
Feb200.5
Mar200.3
Apr202
May000
Jun000
Jul000
Aug000.5
Sep000
Oct000.5
Nov401.8
Dec301

 

Humidity and Wind

Manama has some comfortably humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is June (31.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (58.7%).

Wind in Manama is usually moderate. The windiest month is June, followed by February and March. June’s average wind speed of around 10.4 knots (11.9 MPH or 19.2 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 17.3 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Avg. Relative Humidity

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

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
Jan9Gentle breeze14.1Significant breeze
Feb10Gentle breeze15.3Significant breeze
Mar9.8Gentle breeze15.5Significant breeze
Apr8.8Gentle breeze15Significant breeze
May8.7Gentle breeze14.4Significant breeze
Jun10.4Gentle breeze16.3Significant breeze
Jul9.1Gentle breeze15.1Significant breeze
Aug7.4Gentle breeze12.5Significant breeze
Sep7.8Gentle breeze12.9Significant breeze
Oct7.6Gentle breeze12.4Significant breeze
Nov8.8Gentle breeze14.1Significant breeze
Dec9.2Gentle breeze14.1Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan58.7%
Feb55.3%
Mar46.1%
Apr39.7%
May33.9%
Jun31.7%
Jul36.8%
Aug47.2%
Sep45.9%
Oct50.8%
Nov52.4%
Dec57%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Manama?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for Bahrain; 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 Manama, Bahrain is September, followed by July and February. 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 Manama in October. 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 66.3 in October means 66.3% of the tourists vs. September.

 

 

Overall Manama Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 101.5°F (38.6°C) and 75.8°F (24.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 1 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the 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 the least precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Manama, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 102.7°F (39.3°C) and 75.8°F (24.3°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 Manama to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 75.8°F (24.3°C) and 66.8°F (19.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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