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The weather guide for Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) 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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Which is the hottest month in Riyadh?

The hottest time of year in Riyadh is normally July. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 43°C with extreme heat and humidity.

Does it ever rain in Riyadh?

It never rains much in Riyadh but March usually has the most rain with an average of 31mm. There are normally 6 days in March with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Riyadh?

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

What is the time difference between Saudi Arabia and the UK?

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

What is the main language spoken in Saudi Arabia?

The main language spoken in Saudi Arabia is Arabic.

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What is the currency in Saudi Arabia?

The currency in Saudi Arabia is the Saudi Riyal (SAR).

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Which plugs are used in Saudi Arabia?

Saudi Arabia uses electrical plug type G (220 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Saudi Arabia?

They drive on the right side of the road in Saudi Arabia.

Do you need a visa for Saudi Arabia?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter Saudi Arabia.

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Compare Riyadh weather with the USA

Below the Riyadh weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and the USA (Washington).

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