The best times to visit Yanbu for ideal weather are
December 3rd to March 4th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Yanbu Travel Guide
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Weather in Yanbu
Average temperatures in Yanbu vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for most of the year with a very low chance of rain throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 49th 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 Yanbu, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid to late August where highs are regularly around 106.9°F (41.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 83.4°F (28.6°C) at night.
Yanbu Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Yanbu 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.
Yanbu Perceived Temperature (F)
Yanbu Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Yanbu 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 Yanbu are February, March, and then April. 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 December with an average of 0 days of significant precipitation the week of December 24th.
When can you find snow in Yanbu? 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 Yanbu.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Yanbu (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
Yanbu has some comfortably humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is June (32.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (41.9%).
Wind in Yanbu is usually moderate. The windiest month is August, followed by June and July. August’s average wind speed of around 8.7 knots (10.1 MPH or 16.2 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 to mid June where average top sustained speeds reach 21.1 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Yanbu.
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||5.7||Light breeze||14.2||Significant breeze|
|Feb||6.1||Light breeze||15||Significant breeze|
|Mar||7||Gentle breeze||16.7||Significant breeze|
|Apr||7||Gentle breeze||16.9||Significant breeze|
|May||7.6||Gentle breeze||17.6||Significant breeze|
|Jun||8.7||Gentle breeze||19.6||Strong breeze|
|Jul||8.6||Gentle breeze||20||Significant breeze|
|Aug||8.7||Gentle breeze||20.4||Strong breeze|
|Sep||7.7||Gentle breeze||18.5||Significant breeze|
|Oct||6.3||Light breeze||14.4||Significant breeze|
|Nov||5.7||Light breeze||14.2||Significant breeze|
|Dec||5.4||Light breeze||13.5||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Yanbu?
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 Yanbu, 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 Yanbu 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
Overall Yanbu Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 105.1°F (40.6°C) and 86.8°F (30.4°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 the slowest season for tourism in Yanbu, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 104.8°F (40.4°C) and 88.5°F (31.4°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 fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Yanbu to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 88.1°F (31.2°C) and 80.2°F (26.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.