February weather forecast
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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The Olaya street metro construction and cars in a traffic jam in the city of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
The Olaya street metro construction and cars in a traffic jam in the city of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Weather in February

Temperatures in February ascend slightly from January, providing gentle warmth with lows at 11.2°C (52.2°F) and highs peaking at 23.4°C (74.1°F). Riyadh's sunshine duration increases, inviting more opportunities for outdoor enjoyment. With the UV index climbing to 8, the sunlight in Riyadh becomes more potent, showing winter's gradual transition into summer. Despite the softened winter chill, precipitation dips to 6mm (0.24") over 4.3 days, underscoring February as one of the driest months in the Saudi capital. This shift further punctuates the city's distinct dry and warm climate.

Temperature

In February, the meteorological conditions subtly change with the average high-temperature edging from an agreeable 20.2°C (68.4°F) in January to a warm 23.4°C (74.1°F). Riyadh reports a considerable drop from daytime temperatures in February, recording an average nighttime figure of 11.2°C (52.2°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in February in Riyadh is 36%.

Rainfall

In Riyadh, in February, during 4.3 rainfall days, 6mm (0.24") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Riyadh, during the entire year, the rain falls for 44.8 days and collects up to 93mm (3.66") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in February is 11h and 20min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:35 and sunset at 17:37. On the last day of February, sunrise is at 06:16 and sunset at 17:55 +03.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in February in Riyadh is 8.1h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in February is 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: An average maximum UV index of 8 in February leads to these recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. The hours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. have the most intense UV radiation. As much as possible, limit direct sun exposure during this period. Consider a wide-brim hat essential for effective sun defense covering your face, neck, and eyes.
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Frequently asked questions

What are February temperatures in Riyadh?

The average high-temperature, in February, in Riyadh, is 23.4°C (74.1°F), while the average low-temperature is 11.2°C (52.2°F).

What is the average humidity in February in Riyadh?

In Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, the average relative humidity in February is 36%.

How many days does it rain in February in Riyadh?

In February, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, the rain falls for 4.3 days. Throughout February, 6mm (0.24") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in February in Riyadh?

In February, the average day length in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, is 11h and 20min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in February in Riyadh?

In February, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:35 and sunset at 17:37. On the last day of the month, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, sunrise is at 06:16 and sunset at 17:55 +03.

How long on average sun shines in February in Riyadh?

In February, the average sunshine duration in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, is 8.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in February in Riyadh?

In Riyadh, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 8. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average humidity
Average rainfall days
Average daylight
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in February
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Average temperature in February - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Average high temperature in February: 23.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (43.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (20.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: 11.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (29.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9°C).

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Average humidity in February
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Average humidity in February - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Average humidity in February: 36%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (47%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (10%).

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Average rainfall in February
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Average rainfall in February - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Average rainfall in February: 6.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (23.8mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are June, July and September (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in February
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Average rainfall days in February - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Average rainfall days in February: 4.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (11.3 days).
The months with the least rainy days are June and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Average daylight in February: 11h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 36min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 36min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 8h and 1min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 54min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 6h and 54min).

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Average UV index in February
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Average UV index in February - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Average UV index in February: 8

The months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 5).

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