Being situated in the Arabian Gulf, the climate of Kuwait features hot summers and mild winters. Temperatures are coolest between December and March when northerly winds prevail. From July to September the average temperature is 36 degrees centigrade, and annual average rainfall is close to 77mm. The summers in the city are long, sweltry and arid, while the winters are cool, dry and mostly clear. Generally, there is sunshine most of the year.
Having said this, one may wonder how the winter season would be like in Kuwait or does Kuwait experience rainfall at all. We have your queries answered here.
What is the coldest month in Kuwait?
The winter period from December to February is usually mild, with daily average temperature in January being 13.5 degree Celsius (56 °F). The nights are cool, with the temperature on an average touching 8 to 10 degree Celsius. The days are rather pleasantly warm with temperature around 19 degree Celsius in January and February.
The coldest month in Kuwait City is January, with an average high-temperature of 19.5°C (67.1°F) and an average low-temperature of 8.5°C (47.3°F).
Does it rain in Kuwait?
There is rain fall throughout the year, but, most of the rain is centred around January. The month with least possibility of rainfall is September, while January is the month of maximum rainfall. The rainfall is slightly higher than 100mm annually, and it occurs mainly from November to April in the form of rare showers, which can at times be so intense, so as to cause flooding.
What is the best time to visit Kuwait?
The best time to visit Kuwait is during the months November to April. During this period, the climate is rather pleasant, and the weather is not too extreme. Usually, just before or after summer, the temperature during the day falls below 180C, while nights are cooler. But at least you can avoid the scorching heat. Even late March can get hot at times. But, the heat in Kuwait is mostly dry, so it is more bearable than in other countries in the Persian Gulf.