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.



Other Qatar Travel Info

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)


“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.

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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 69.5 62.1 55
Feb 72.4 64.6 57.3
Mar 79.4 70.7 62.8
Apr 88.5 79.5 71.5
May 99.6 89.3 80.6
Jun 103.4 93.1 84
Jul 105.9 95.9 86.7
Aug 104.8 95.4 87.1
Sep 100.8 91 82.3
Oct 93.4 84.1 75.6
Nov 83 75.3 68.3
Dec 72.2 64.9 58.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 20.8 16.7 12.8
Feb 22.4 18.1 14.1
Mar 26.3 21.5 17.1
Apr 31.4 26.4 21.9
May 37.6 31.8 27
Jun 39.7 33.9 28.9
Jul 41.1 35.5 30.4
Aug 40.4 35.2 30.6
Sep 38.2 32.8 27.9
Oct 34.1 28.9 24.2
Nov 28.3 24.1 20.2
Dec 22.3 18.3 14.6



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.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

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

Show Centimeters

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


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.

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 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
Jan 58.8%
Feb 53.7%
Mar 44.9%
Apr 35.8%
May 30.8%
Jun 27.8%
Jul 33.2%
Aug 44.5%
Sep 43.6%
Oct 48.5%
Nov 53.5%
Dec 59.9%


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

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 67.3 in September means 67.3% of the tourists vs. January.



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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