Climate and Average Weather in Oman

Oman has a warm desert climate and along the coast you will experience great humidity in summer. Temperatures during summer may exceed 50 degrees Celsius (122 degrees Fahrenheit). The average monthly maximum temperature in the capital Muscat varies between 40° Celsius (104° Fahrenheit) in June and 25° Celsius (77°F) in January. The average annual rainfall is only 80-100 mm (3.14 inch - 3.93).

In the north of the country, some areas of the northern Hajar mountains receive an annual average rainfall of 460 mm (18.11 inch). The southern region of Dhofar has milder temperatures and a more temperate climate, with heavy monsoon rains between June and September. In this region annually more than 750 mm (29.52 inch) of rain falls. The best time to visit Oman are the winter months between November and March.

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1. Average minimum and maximum temperatures over the year
2. Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow etc)
3. Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year
On certain pages we also offer other historical weather data like humidity, wind speed and water temperature.

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