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.



Other Yanbu Travel Info

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)


“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.

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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 81.8 70 58.1
Feb 84.9 73.2 61.4
Mar 89.5 77.1 64.8
Apr 94.1 81.9 69.7
May 100.8 87.8 75
Jun 105 91.6 78.6
Jul 104.8 92.5 81.1
Aug 106.1 94 82.9
Sep 103.6 90.7 79.3
Oct 98.4 86.3 74.9
Nov 91.3 79.2 67.4
Dec 85.3 73.2 61.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 27.7 21.1 14.5
Feb 29.4 22.9 16.3
Mar 31.9 25.1 18.2
Apr 34.5 27.7 20.9
May 38.2 31 23.9
Jun 40.6 33.1 25.9
Jul 40.4 33.6 27.3
Aug 41.2 34.4 28.3
Sep 39.8 32.6 26.3
Oct 36.9 30.2 23.8
Nov 32.9 26.2 19.7
Dec 29.6 22.9 16.4



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.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Yanbu (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 0.2
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 1% 0 0.7
Dec 1% 0 0.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 1 0 0.5
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 1 0 1.8
Dec 1 0 1


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.

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 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
Jan 38.4%
Feb 38.8%
Mar 34.6%
Apr 34.1%
May 33.1%
Jun 32.5%
Jul 38.3%
Aug 36.5%
Sep 39.1%
Oct 41.9%
Nov 39.7%
Dec 40%


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 Dec 04, 2023 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 Oct 26, 2023.


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

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 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 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.


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