The best times to visit Najran for ideal weather are
October 22nd to March 18th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Najran Travel Guide
Weather in Najran
Average temperatures in Najran vary greatly. 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 55th 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 Najran, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 105.2°F (40.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 79.6°F (26.4°C) at night.
Najran Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Najran Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Najran Perceived Temperature (F)
Najran Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Najran 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Najran are January, 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 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 early May with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of April 30th.
When can you find snow in Najran? 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.
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Najran.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Najran (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Najran has no months that would be considered humid, with some extremely dry months. The least humid month is June (5.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (23.9%).
Wind in Najran is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by August and April. July’s average wind speed of around 5.5 knots (6.4 MPH or 10.2 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early August where average top sustained speeds reach 13 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Najran.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||3.1||Barely noticeable||8.5||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||3.7||Barely noticeable||9.2||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||4.3||Light breeze||9.9||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||4.6||Light breeze||11.2||Significant breeze|
|May||4.6||Light breeze||11||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||4.6||Light breeze||10.5||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||5.5||Light breeze||11.3||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||5.4||Light breeze||11.6||Significant breeze|
|Sep||4.4||Light breeze||10.4||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||3.6||Barely noticeable||9.1||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||3.3||Barely noticeable||8.3||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||3||Barely noticeable||8||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Najran?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Jan 18, 2018 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
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Najran, 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 Najran 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
Overall Najran Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 102.5°F (39.2°C) and 87.4°F (30.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 1 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is 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 Najran, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 103.1°F (39.5°C) and 80.3°F (26.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a trivial amount: approximately 0 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 somewhat cool this time of year in Najran to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 89.6°F (32°C) and 76.6°F (24.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.