Qatar weather

Read our complete guide to the weather in Qatar.

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The weather guide for Qatar, represented by Doha, (Doha) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Qatar weather overview

Qatar is a small country on the Gulf coast of Saudi Arabia, which is more pleasant to visit in winter than in summer.

Winter, spring and autumn days are warm and sunny, with occasional light rainfall, while the summer months are uncomfortably hot and very dry.

Although summer temperatures are slightly lower on the coast, high humidity creates an oppressive environment and, in the hottest weather, there is a danger of heatstroke for the unwary.

What to pack for Qatar weather

Light clothes are essential in the summer heat but take slightly warmer attire if you are visiting in the winter.

Which is the hottest month in Qatar?

The hottest time of year in Doha, Qatar is normally August. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 40°C with extreme heat and humidity.

Does it ever rain in Qatar?

It never rains much in Doha, Qatar but February usually has the most rain with an average of 17mm. There are normally 4 days in February with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Qatar?

The sunniest time of year in Doha, Qatar is normally October with bright sunshine on average for 86% of daylight hours; that's 10 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Qatar?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Doha, Qatar in August when the water temperature reaches 34°C.

What is the time difference between Qatar and the UK?

The time difference between Qatar and the UK is GMT+3 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Qatar?

The main languages spoken in Qatar are Arabic and English.

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What is the currency in Qatar?

The currency in Qatar is the Qatari Riyal (QAR).

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Which plugs are used in Qatar?

Qatar uses electrical plug type G (240 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Qatar?

They drive on the right side of the road in Qatar.

Compare Qatar weather with the USA

Below the Qatar weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Qatar (Doha) and the USA (Washington).

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