Climate in Mecca, Saudi Arabia

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.
* Data from weather station: Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Daily percent of sunshine

The mean percent of sunhours during the day over the year

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

Weather Forecasts for Mecca

TUE Sep 21
47°C | 32°C

Partly cloudy

WED Sep 22
43°C | 31°C

Patchy rain possible

THU Sep 23
42°C | 29°C

Partly cloudy

The best time of year to visit Mecca in Saudi Arabia

Mecca, like almost all places on the Arabian peninsula, features an hot desert climate. Summers are extremely hot with temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius (104°F) daily. The warmest day recorded in Mecca was just over 50 degrees Celsius (102° F). The winter months are also warm. The average precipitation in Mecca is very low with only 40 mm a year (1.5 inch). Sand and dust storms happen throughout the year.

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • On average, the temperatures are always high.
  • Mecca has dry periods in February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October.
  • The warmest month is June with an average maximum temperature of 44°C (111°F).
  • The coldest month is January with an average maximum temperature of 30°C (86°F).
  • November is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • June is the driest month.
  • June is the most sunny month.
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