The best times to visit Taif for ideal weather are

October 22nd to April 15th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Taif Travel Info

Weather in Taif

Temperature

Average temperatures in Taif 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 more temperate than most — in the 66th 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 Taif, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid August where highs are regularly around 98.4°F (36.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.2°F (24.6°C) at night.

Taif Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Taif 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.

Taif Perceived Temperature (F)

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Taif Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Taif 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)
Jan73.660.548.1
Feb78.76551.7
Mar82.969.255.3
Apr87.474.261.5
May93.380.567.6
Jun96.88573
Jul96.585.575.2
Aug97.485.775.4
Sep95.382.970.8
Oct88.375.161.6
Nov80.367.354.5
Dec75.762.449.4

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan23.115.88.9
Feb25.918.310.9
Mar28.320.712.9
Apr30.823.416.4
May34.126.919.8
Jun3629.422.8
Jul35.829.724
Aug36.329.824.1
Sep35.228.321.6
Oct31.323.916.4
Nov26.819.612.5
Dec24.316.99.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Taif are February, July, and then January. 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 January. For example, on the week of January 8th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid May with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of May 14th.

When can you find snow in Taif? 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 Taif.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan2%00.4
Feb1%00.1
Mar2%00.3
Apr8%01.5
May6%01.3
Jun2%00.5
Jul1%00.1
Aug2%00.3
Sep4%00.9
Oct2%00.3
Nov3%00.3
Dec3%00.2

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan201
Feb100.3
Mar200.8
Apr803.8
May603.3
Jun201.3
Jul100.3
Aug200.8
Sep402.3
Oct200.8
Nov300.8
Dec300.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Taif has some comfortably humid months, with some very dry months. The least humid month is June (14.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (46%).

Wind in Taif is usually moderate. The windiest month is July, followed by August and June. July’s average wind speed of around 10.7 knots (12.3 MPH or 19.8 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 August where average top sustained speeds reach 19.4 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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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
Jan6.1Light breeze13.5Significant breeze
Feb7.1Gentle breeze15Significant breeze
Mar7.7Gentle breeze16.5Significant breeze
Apr7.8Gentle breeze17.5Strong breeze
May7.1Gentle breeze16.6Significant breeze
Jun8.9Gentle breeze17.2Strong breeze
Jul10.7Gentle breeze18.4Significant breeze
Aug10Gentle breeze18.1Strong breeze
Sep7.1Gentle breeze15.6Significant breeze
Oct5.9Light breeze13.2Significant breeze
Nov5.6Light breeze12.9Significant breeze
Dec5.6Light breeze12.7Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan46%
Feb37.3%
Mar30.5%
Apr31.8%
May23.8%
Jun14.1%
Jul15.8%
Aug20.4%
Sep19.3%
Oct27.3%
Nov41.5%
Dec45.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Taif?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 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. This advisory was last updated on Sep 20, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Taif, 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 Taif 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

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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 somewhat 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 Taif Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 97.4°F (36.3°C) and 81°F (27.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 2 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 quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Taif, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 96.9°F (36.1°C) and 76.8°F (24.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: approximately 1 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 Taif to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 81°F (27.2°C) and 71.6°F (22°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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