Riyadh Climate & Weather
Riyadh Climate and Weather
In general conditions in Riyadh are dry and hot, but the city does receive about four inches (102mm) of rain a year, most of it falling between January and April. In summer hot winds can send temperatures soaring up to 113°F (45°C). In winter it can be surprisingly chilly, however, particularly at night when the thermometer can plunge below freezing. The best months in Riyadh, when days are pleasantly tolerable and nights are cool, are between October and May.
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