The best times to visit Qatar for ideal weather are
November 12th to April 1st
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Qatar Travel Guide
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Weather in Qatar
Average temperatures in Qatar 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 60th 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 Qatar, 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 107.2°F (41.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 88.7°F (31.5°C) at night.
Qatar Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Qatar 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.
Qatar Perceived Temperature (F)
Qatar Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Qatar 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 Qatar are July, August, and then June. 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 May. For example, on the week of May 7th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late December with an average of 0 days of significant precipitation the week of December 24th.
When can you find snow in Qatar? 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 Qatar.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Qatar (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
Qatar has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is June (27.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (59.9%).
Wind in Qatar is usually moderate. The windiest month is June, followed by March and February. June’s average wind speed of around 9.4 knots (10.9 MPH or 17.5 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 late May to early June where average top sustained speeds reach 16.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Qatar.
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||7.6||Gentle breeze||11.5||Significant breeze|
|Feb||9.1||Gentle breeze||13.5||Significant breeze|
|Mar||9.2||Gentle breeze||14.3||Significant breeze|
|Apr||8||Gentle breeze||13.1||Significant breeze|
|May||8.3||Gentle breeze||13.6||Significant breeze|
|Jun||9.4||Gentle breeze||14.7||Significant breeze|
|Jul||8.5||Gentle breeze||13.9||Significant breeze|
|Aug||7.3||Gentle breeze||12||Significant breeze|
|Sep||7.1||Gentle breeze||11.6||Significant breeze|
|Oct||6.6||Light breeze||10.6||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||7.3||Gentle breeze||11.2||Significant breeze|
|Dec||8||Gentle breeze||11.7||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Qatar?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Qatar; exercise normal security precautions. 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 Qatar is January, followed by February and July. 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 Qatar in September. 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 Qatar Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 102°F (38.9°C) and 75.2°F (24°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 the least precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Qatar, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 104.7°F (40.4°C) and 74.8°F (23.8°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 the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Qatar to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 75.2°F (24°C) and 66.8°F (19.3°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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