The best times to visit West Bay for ideal weather are

November 19th 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 West Bay Travel Info

Weather in West Bay


Average temperatures in West Bay 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 58th 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 West Bay, 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 110.9°F (43.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 91.6°F (33.1°C) at night.

West Bay Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


West Bay 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.

West Bay Perceived Temperature (F)


West Bay Perceived Temperature (C)



Average West Bay 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 71.6 63.8 57.3
Feb 73.8 65.9 59.3
Mar 79.6 71.4 64.8
Apr 91 81.3 74.2
May 101.6 90.3 82.8
Jun 105.5 94.5 86.6
Jul 107.5 97.3 89.3
Aug 105.8 96.6 89.9
Sep 102.4 91.8 84.1
Oct 94.8 85.2 77.7
Nov 84.3 76.3 70
Dec 74.4 66.3 60

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 22 17.7 14.1
Feb 23.2 18.8 15.2
Mar 26.4 21.9 18.2
Apr 32.8 27.4 23.4
May 38.7 32.4 28.2
Jun 40.8 34.7 30.3
Jul 41.9 36.3 31.8
Aug 41 35.9 32.2
Sep 39.1 33.2 28.9
Oct 34.9 29.6 25.4
Nov 29.1 24.6 21.1
Dec 23.6 19.1 15.6



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in West Bay are January, February, and then March. 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 late November to early December with an average of 0 days of significant precipitation the week of November 26th.

When can you find snow in West Bay? 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 West Bay.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in West Bay (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 0% 0 0
Apr 0% 0 0
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 0% 0 0
Dec 1% 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 0 0 0
Apr 0 0 0
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 0 0 0
Dec 1 0 0


Humidity and Wind

West Bay has some humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is June (21.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (60%).

Wind in West Bay is usually moderate. The windiest month is June, followed by May and March. June’s average wind speed of around 9.3 knots (10.7 MPH or 17.3 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 18.6 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 6.4 Light breeze 9.6 Gentle breeze
Feb 7.8 Gentle breeze 11 Significant breeze
Mar 8.4 Gentle breeze 12.6 Gentle breeze
Apr 7.2 Gentle breeze 11 Significant breeze
May 8.5 Gentle breeze 13.4 Gentle breeze
Jun 9.3 Gentle breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
Jul 8.2 Gentle breeze 13.3 Gentle breeze
Aug 7.1 Gentle breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Sep 6.6 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
Oct 6 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Nov 6.2 Light breeze 9.3 Gentle breeze
Dec 6.3 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 59.3%
Feb 53%
Mar 44.4%
Apr 31.1%
May 24.6%
Jun 21.4%
Jul 27.7%
Aug 43.8%
Sep 41.8%
Oct 48.9%
Nov 54.1%
Dec 60%


Is it Safe to Travel to West Bay?

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 West Bay, Qatar is March, followed by January 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 West Bay in July. 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 74.8 in July means 74.8% of the tourists vs. March.



Overall West Bay Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 106.2°F (41.2°C) and 76.6°F (24.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is nonexistent with roughly 0 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

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 the slowest season for tourism in West Bay, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 107.1°F (41.7°C) and 77.8°F (25.4°C), which will feel warmer than comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a trivial amount: approximately 0 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in West Bay to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 77.1°F (25.1°C) and 68.5°F (20.3°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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