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.

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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)


“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.

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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 79.4 64 48.3
Feb 85.3 69.7 53.6
Mar 90.5 75.7 60
Apr 95.8 82 67.2
May 100.6 87.1 71.7
Jun 104 90.6 75
Jul 104.9 92.7 78.9
Aug 104.6 91.8 77.6
Sep 100.6 86.6 71
Oct 91.8 77.4 61.5
Nov 84.7 70.6 55.8
Dec 79.3 63.8 48.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 26.3 17.8 9.1
Feb 29.6 20.9 12
Mar 32.5 24.3 15.6
Apr 35.4 27.8 19.6
May 38.1 30.6 22.1
Jun 40 32.6 23.9
Jul 40.5 33.7 26.1
Aug 40.3 33.2 25.3
Sep 38.1 30.3 21.7
Oct 33.2 25.2 16.4
Nov 29.3 21.4 13.2
Dec 26.3 17.7 9.3


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.

Chanceof Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Najran.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 0% 0 0
Feb 0% 0 0
Mar 1% 0 0.3
Apr 4% 0 0.6
May 4% 0 0.7
Jun 0% 0 0.3
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 1% 0 0.1
Sep 0% 0 0
Oct 0% 0 0.2
Nov 0% 0 0
Dec 0% 0 0

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 0 0
Feb 0 0 0
Mar 1 0 0.8
Apr 4 0 1.5
May 4 0 1.8
Jun 0 0 0.8
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 1 0 0.3
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 0 0 0.5
Nov 0 0 0
Dec 0 0 0


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.

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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
Jan 23.9%
Feb 15.7%
Mar 13.2%
Apr 15.7%
May 11.2%
Jun 5.9%
Jul 7.8%
Aug 9.3%
Sep 7.8%
Oct 12%
Nov 21%
Dec 23.9%


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

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 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 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.


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