Climate and monthly weather forecast
Al Luhayyah, Yemen


The climate of Al Luhayyah

Positioned along the Red Sea coast, Al Luhayyah enjoys a consistent tropical desert climate, as classified by Köppen as BWh. There is a predominance of high temperatures and scanty rainfall throughout the year. Consistently elevated sea surface temperatures ranging from 26.2°C (79.2°F) at the minimum in February, to the zenith at 32.3°C (90.1°F) in September, create a warm maritime influence over this region. Simultaneously, daylight hours demonstrate a narrow variation from 11.2 hours per day in December to reach the peak at 13.1 hours per day in June.

The annual pattern depicts steady, oppressive heat, usually causing discomfort except to those acclimatized to these conditions. The culmination of sea temperatures noted between August and September often leads to a spike in humidity levels, lending to an atmosphere of sweltering marine-induced mugginess in these months. On the other hand, the accrual of daylight hours during the summer months from May to July introduces a prolonged period of brilliant sunshine, contributing to the enduring stiffness of temperature in Al Luhayyah.

The weather uniqueness within this region is manifest in the narrow deviation in recorded weather variables throughout the year. The constant high sea temperatures from May to November, coupled with over 12 hours of daylight from March to September, make these months especially intense for visitors.

The best time to visit Al Luhayyah

Bestowing the highest comfort level, the initial months of the year between January and April, are most agreeable for visiting Al Luhayyah. During this period, the sea temperature, although still high, averages around 26°C (78.8°F) to 28°C (82.4°F), which is significantly lower compared to rest of the year. Concurrently, daylight duration remains under 12 hours, making for a less harsh overall climate.

The worst time to visit Al Luhayyah

Conversely, the months from July to September deliver the most severe weather conditions in Al Luhayyah. In this period, sea temperatures peak and cross the 31°C (87.8°F) mark, while daylight stretches well beyond 12 hours. Largely, the intense maritime heat and the abundant sunshine typical of these months make even routine activities difficult to perform.

Spring weather in Al Luhayyah

In the spring period, from March to May, sea temperatures rise from 27.2°C (81°F) to 30.4°C (86.7°F). This increase is coupled with an extension in daylight duration from 12.1 hours to 12.9 hours per day. Despite the rising temperatures and longer days, the overall warmth remains bearable when compared to the following summer months.

Summer weather in Al Luhayyah

Regarded as the pinnacle of the unforgiving desert heat, summer in Al Luhayyah from June to August, witnesses sea temperatures soaring to 31.8°C (89.2°F). Meanwhile, daylight duration averages around 13 hours per day, prolonging the heat exposure. The combination of exceedingly high temperatures and prolonged daylight can make this period exceedingly harsh.

Autumn weather in Al Luhayyah

On the advent of autumn, from September to November, the daylight hours start to decrease, ranging from 12.2 hours to 11.4 hours per day. Despite the decrease in daylight, sea temperatures remain high, peaking at 32.3°C (90.1°F) in September before gradually declining to 30°C (86°F) in November. This results in a sustained discomfort level, although slightly reduced compared to summer.

Winter weather in Al Luhayyah

With the onset of winter, from December to February, conditions begin to ameliorate. Daylight duration further lessens, settling at around 11.3 hours in December, and the sea temperature ebbs to 26.2°C (79.2°F) in February. Despite still being warm by most standards, these conditions make winter the least severe season in Al Luhayyah.

Weather in January

January sees some of the freshest conditions in Al Luhayyah, Yemen, despite being within the tropical zone. The conditions lend a more pleasant nature to the weather, despite sometimes higher humidity. The sea provides a comfortable 26.3°C (79.3°F) bathing temperature. Weather in January »

Weather in February

February sees a slight increase in the sea temperature up to 26.2°C (79.2°F), intimating the approach of the summer months. Al Luhayyah starts to display marginal shifts in its weather pattern. There is a slight lengthening of the daylight hours, promising more sunlight to enjoy. Weather in February »

Weather in March

March brings warmer sensations to Al Luhayyah, Yemen, with a more definite shift towards the hot summer. The sea temperature climbs to a warmer 27.2°C (81°F), ideal for those who enjoy water sports. There is a noticeable increase in daylight duration, offering more daytime activities. Weather in March »

Weather in April

The weather in April ushers in the peak tourist season in Al Luhayyah, Yemen. As the mercury inches its way up, the sea temperature rises to a bountiful 28.3°C (82.9°F). The daylight duration significantly increases, offering ample time for fun and exploration. Weather in April »

Weather in May

The sights and sounds of Al Luhayyah, Yemen, are magnified in May as the weather aligns with the peak tourist season. The sea temperature goes about sizzling, surging to a toasty 30.4°C (86.7°F). Despite the longer sunlit hours, the city life remains zealous. Weather in May »

Weather in June

In the heart of summer, Al Luhayyah, Yemen, presents its hottest avatar. June reveals sharper degrees of warmth in the air and the sea, peaking at a blistering 31.8°C (89.2°F). Thriving under the continuous blaze of the sun, the ambiance carries an impassioned energy. Weather in June »

Weather in July

Come July, the weather intensity remains unabated in Al Luhayyah, Yemen. Engulfed in the middle of the summer, the sea keeps its highest temperature. The daily temperature hovers around the peak while displaying a slight decrease in sunlight hours. Weather in July »

Weather in August

A thinkable reprieve comes to the weather in Al Luhayyah, Yemen, with the onset of August. Despite being just a smidgen, the decrease in sea temperature to 31.8°C (89.2°F) signals the impending end of summer. The daylight hours continue their subtle downward trend, conspiring with the falling mercury. Weather in August »

Weather in September

September sees a big drop in the intensity of heat over Al Luhayyah, Yemen. Notable is the decline in sea temperature, comfortably resting at 32.3°C (90.1°F) for the remaining summer. The decrease in daylight hours is perceptible, hinting at the nearing end of summer. Weather in September »

Weather in October

The receding heat of summer and cooler temperatures become more apparent in Al Luhayyah, Yemen, during October. Witnessing a noticeable drop in sea temperature to 31.9°C (89.4°F), the incoming cooler months become apparent. The daylight duration squishes down further, accommodating less sunlight. Weather in October »

Weather in November

November brings a resounding announcement of the departure of summer in Al Luhayyah, Yemen. With sea temperatures descending to a cool 30°C (86°F), the onset of winter becomes tangible. While sunlight hours reduce further, the cooling effect permeates the coastal city's ambiance. Weather in November »

Weather in December

The pleasant chill of winter fully engulfs Al Luhayyah, Yemen, in December. The sea temperature cools down to a comfortable 28°C (82.4°F), providing the city with a refreshing breather from the previous months' heat. The daylight hours dwindle further, paving the way for more cosy and tranquil evenings. Weather in December »

Frequently asked questions

What is the month with the coldest sea water in Al Luhayyah?

February is the month with the coldest seawater in Al Luhayyah, with an average sea temperature of 26.2°C (79.2°F).

When are the longest days in Al Luhayyah?

With an average of 13h and 0min of daylight, June has the longest days of the year in Al Luhayyah, Yemen.

When is the sea warmest in Al Luhayyah?

The month with the warmest seawater in Al Luhayyah, Yemen, is September, with an average sea temperature of 32.3°C (90.1°F).

What is the month with the shortest days in Al Luhayyah?

With an average of 11h and 12min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

Is there Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Al Luhayyah?

Al Luhayyah, Yemen, does not utilize Daylight Saving Time (DST). +03 timezone is used throughout the entire year.

Average sea temperature
Al Luhayyah, Yemen

Average sea temperature - Al Luhayyah, Yemen

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (32.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (26.2°C).


Average daylight
Al Luhayyah, Yemen

Average daylight - Al Luhayyah, Yemen

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 0min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 12min).


Al Luhayyah, Yemen

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