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When is the best time to go to Jeddah

Find information about the climate and when is the best time to go to Jeddah.
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When is the best time to visit Jeddah?

In general the best time to visit Jeddah is probably January, February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, November, December, when the weather is usually great. The hottest months are July, August, September, while the coldest months are January, February, March.
Depending on the activities you want to experience, you may choose different months to visit:
  • The best time for a sunbathing holiday is July, August, September. Average maximum temperatures are up to +33°C in August and it has 20 sunny days on average.
  • In general, it’s pleasant to walk and do outdoor activities during January - December.
  • If you want to avoid wet weather, then your choice is May, June, September with the lowest chance of rain.

Average weather in Jeddah in different months

This is the average weather in Jeddah for each month based on historic data:

In January, February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, November, December the weather is great. There are an average of 27 sunny days in June and the temperature ranges from +28°C to +32°C.

August usually has good weather. Average maximum temperature reaches +33°C during August.

Climate in Jeddah

Here is the detailed breakdown of the climate in Jeddah for each month:
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Average Temperature

Here are the average maximum and minimum temperatures in Jeddah during the whole year:
The hottest month in Jeddah is August with average maximum temperature going up to +33°C. The coldest month is January with the lowest temperatures of +22°C.


The temperature feels different depending on humidity. Here is how humidity in Jeddah looks throughout the year, in %:
The most humid month in Jeddah is September with average humidity going up to 80%. The least humid month is January with an average humidity of 69%.


Amount of rainfall in mm. in Jeddah during the whole year based on historical data:
The sunniest and driest month is June with approximately 27 sunny days and a total precipitation of around 0 mm. The rainiest and wettest month is November with approximately 1 rainy days and 23 mm of total precipitation.


Frequently asked questions about the weather in Jeddah:

What is the hottest month in Jeddah?

The hottest month in Jeddah is August with average maximum temperature of +33°C.

What is the coldest month in Jeddah?

The coldest month in Jeddah is January with minimum temperatures of +22°C.

Is Jeddah worth visiting in winter?

Winter in Jeddah usually has great weather. The best month is probably August with +33°C and 20 sunny days.

When does it rain the least in Jeddah?

if you're looking to visit Jeddah when it rains the least, you should plan your trip for November, January, December. During this time, rainfall is rare with the driest month being May with only 0 mm of rain.

Other cities in Saudi Arabia

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Monthly weather in Jeddah

Source of the data

For this page, we’ve looked at the typical weather in Jeddah, based on historical hourly weather data from January 1, 1979, to December 31, 2022.

For past dates, we show actual recorded data at the location at that time. Forecasts are based on recorded weather during that day of the year, averaged over the total years for which we have records (unless stated otherwise). The daily temperature is the highest recorded temperature in the shadow during that day.