Climate

Climate Information for Doha

The second month of the winter season and often the coldest month of the year. Outbreaks of rain, associated with thunderstorms. Prevailing wind from the northwest with rate 32%. The gentle, moderate, fresh and strong speed represents with rates 11.4%, 11.6%, 2.7% and 0.5% respectively. Mean monthly sea temperature reaches lowest value of the year.
Mean Air Temperature 17.5 °C
Highest Recorded Temperature (1985) 31.2 °C
Lowest Recorded Temperature (1964) 3.8 °C
Mean Relative Humidity 73 %
Lowest Recorded Relative Humidity 15 %
Mean Wind Speed 7.8 kt
Highest Recorded Rainfall (1969) 101.8 mm
Mean Daily Sunshine 7.9 hr
Mean Daily Global Solar Radiation 374.9 mWh/sq.cm
Mean MSL Pressure 1019.2 hpa
Mean Sea Surface Temperature 18.0 deg. C
Third month of winter. Mean air temperature slightly higher than in January. Temperatures starting to rise slowly towards the end of the month. Prevailing wind from the northwest with rate 26%. The gentle, moderate, fresh and strong speed represents with rates 8.7%, 10.1%, 2.6% and 0.3% respectively. Rest of the speed is light. Some rainfall and thunderstorms. Sea temperatures start to rise.
Mean Air Temperature 18.5 °C
Highest Recorded Temperature (2002) 36.5 °C
Lowest Recorded Temperature (1967) 5.0 °C
Mean Relative Humidity 71 %
Lowest Recorded Relative Humidity 7 %
Mean Wind Speed 8.6 kt
Highest Recorded Rainfall (1988) 130.5 mm
Mean Daily Sunshine 8.3 hr
Mean Daily Global Solar Radiation 436.6 mWh/sq.cm
Mean MSL Pressure 1017.1 hpa
Mean Sea Surface Temperature 18.5 °C
First month of Spring. Temperatures rising steadily. Frontal system weather disturbances affect Qatar with rapid drop of temperature and outbreaks of rain. Prevailing wind from the northwest with rate 22.4%. The gentle, moderate, fresh and strong speed represents with rates 6.7%, 8.4%, 3.1% and 0.5% respectively. Rest of the speed is light. Steady rise of sea temperature.
Mean Air Temperature 21.7 °C
Highest Recorded Temperature (1998) 39.0 °C
Lowest Recorded Temperature (1984) 8.2 °C
Mean Relative Humidity 63 %
Lowest Recorded Relative Humidity 7 %
Mean Wind Speed 8.9 kt
Highest Recorded Rainfall (1995) 141.6 mm
Mean Daily Sunshine 8.0 hr
Mean Daily Global Solar Radiation 489.3 mWh/sq.cm
Mean MSL Pressure 1014.3 hpa
Mean Sea Surface Temperature 21.2 °C
Second month of Spring. Air temperature rising rapidly towards end of the month. Large temperature contrast between day and night. Some frontal weather with sudden fall of temperature and thunderstorms during early part of the month. Prevailing wind from the north with rate 21.8%. The gentle, moderate, fresh and strong speed represents with rates 5.4%, 8.1%, 4.0% and 1.1% respectively. Rest of the speed is light. Sea temperatures steadily rising.
Mean Air Temperature 26.4 °C
Highest Recorded Temperature (1973) 46.0 °C
Lowest Recorded Temperature (1967) 10.5 °C
Mean Relative Humidity 54 %
Lowest Recorded Relative Humidity 4 %
Mean Wind Speed 8.6 kt
Highest Recorded Rainfall (1995) 68.1 mm
Mean Daily Sunshine 9.0 hr
Mean Daily Global Solar Radiation 569.9 mWh/sq.cm
Mean MSL Pressure 1010.9 hpa
Mean Sea Surface Temperature 25.2 °C
First month of Summer. Hot, very dry during daytime. Nights still moderately cool. Occasional rain at the beginning of the month, later sunny and very dry. Prevailing wind from the north with rate 26%. The gentle, moderate, fresh and strong speed represents with rates 6.1%, 10.3%, 4.9% and 1.4% respectively. Rest of the speed is light. Sea temperature rapidly rising throughout the month.
Mean Air Temperature 31.8 °C
Highest Recorded Temperature (2014) 47.7 °C
Lowest Recorded Temperature (1971) 15.2 °C
Mean Relative Humidity 45 %
Lowest Recorded Relative Humidity 4 %
Mean Wind Speed 9.0 kt
Highest Recorded Rainfall (1963) 106.4 mm
Mean Daily Sunshine 10.6 hr
Mean Daily Global Solar Radiation 620.4 mWh/sq.cm
Mean MSL Pressure 1006.5 hpa
Mean Sea Surface Temperature 29.1 °C
Second month of Summer. Dry and very hot. Prevailing wind from the northwest with rate 30.6%. The gentle, moderate, fresh and strong speed represents with rates 7.6%, 12.1%, 5.5% and 1.9% respectively. Rest of the speed is light. Winds from northwest are fresh wind throughout the year. Occasionally fresh northwest wind creates sand storms and dust haze. Windiest month of the year. Longest days with maximum solar radiation in the year. Sea temperatures rising.
Mean Air Temperature 34.5 °C
Highest Recorded Temperature (2010) 49.1 °C
Lowest Recorded Temperature (1975) 21.2 °C
Mean Relative Humidity 43 %
Lowest Recorded Relative Humidity 4 %
Mean Wind Speed 9.6 kt
Highest Recorded Rainfall (1963) 0.0 mm
Mean Daily Sunshine 11.5 hr
Mean Daily Global Solar Radiation 646.3 mWh/sq.cm
Mean MSL Pressure 1000.5 hpa
Mean Sea Surface Temperature 30.3 °C
Third month of summer. Highest mean air temperature than in June, but some days are extremely dry, especially at the beginning of the month. Prevailing wind from the northwest with rate 22%. The gentle, moderate, fresh and strong speed represents with rates 6.7%, 7.2%, 2.9% and 0.8% respectively. Rest of the speed is light. No significant rain, few clouds. Winds are less strong and more variable than in June.
Mean Air Temperature 35.3 °C
Highest Recorded Temperature (2010) 50.4 °C
Lowest Recorded Temperature (1969) 23.5 °C
Mean Relative Humidity 50 %
Lowest Recorded Relative Humidity 4 %
Mean Wind Speed 8.2 kt
Highest Recorded Rainfall (1995) Trace mm
Mean Daily Sunshine 10.6 hr
Mean Daily Global Solar Radiation 605.1 mWh/sq.cm
Mean MSL Pressure 997.7 hpa
Mean Sea Surface Temperature 32.4 °C
Fourth month of summer. Very hot and discomfortable due to increasing relative humidity. No significant cloud or rainfall. The winds blow more frequently from north and east, bringing moist air from the sea. Prevailing wind from the north with rate 20%. The gentle, moderate, fresh and strong speed represents with rates 5.9%, 6.0%, 3.0% and 0.7% respectively. Rest of the speed is light. Sea temperatures are at their annual maximum.
Mean Air Temperature 34.8 °C
Highest Recorded Temperature (2002) 48.6 °C
Lowest Recorded Temperature (1971) 22.4 °C
Mean Relative Humidity 58 %
Lowest Recorded Relative Humidity 6 %
Mean Wind Speed 7.6 kt
Highest Recorded Rainfall (1983) 0.7 mm
Mean Daily Sunshine 10.6 hr
Mean Daily Global Solar Radiation 584.7 mWh/sq.cm
Mean MSL Pressure 999.6 hpa
Mean Sea Surface Temperature 33.0 °C
Fifth month of summer. Temperatures are gradually decreasing but humidity is relatively high. Prevailing wind from the northeast with rate 19%. The gentle, moderate and fresh speed represents with rates 8.4%, 3.9% and 0.4% respectively. Rest of the speed is light. Sea temperatures are slowly falling.
Mean Air Temperature 32.8 °C
Highest Recorded Temperature (2001) 46.2 °C
Lowest Recorded Temperature (1964) 20.3 °C
Mean Relative Humidity 62 %
Lowest Recorded Relative Humidity 6 %
Mean Wind Speed 6.7 kt
Highest Recorded Rainfall (1982) Trace mm
Mean Daily Sunshine 10.2 hr
Mean Daily Global Solar Radiation 545.8 mWh/sq.cm
Mean MSL Pressure 1005.4 hpa
Mean Sea Surface Temperature 32.6 °C
First month of autumn. Air temperature falls and Relative humidity. Cloud amount are increasing. Occasional outbreaks of rain (Wasmi). Prevailing wind from the northwest with rate 17.7%. The gentle, moderate, fresh and strong speed represents with rates 7.1%, 3.8%, 0.6% and 0.2% respectively. Rest of the speed is light.
Mean Air Temperature 29.5 °C
Highest Recorded Temperature (1967) 43.4 °C
Lowest Recorded Temperature (1975) 16.6 °C
Mean Relative Humidity 64 %
Lowest Recorded Relative Humidity 8 %
Mean Wind Speed 6.6 kt
Highest Recorded Rainfall (1977) 17.3 mm
Mean Daily Sunshine 9.9 hr
Mean Daily Global Solar Radiation 481.7 mWh/sq.cm
Mean MSL Pressure 1012.3 hpa
Mean Sea Surface Temperature 29.8 °C
Second month of autumn. Temperature continues to fall. Increase in cloudiness, some rain. Sea and land breezes most pronounced in this month. Prevailing wind from the northwest with rate 28%. The gentle, moderate, fresh and strong speed represents with rates 10.7%, 8.9%, 1.6% and 0.3% respectively. Rest of the speed is light. Sea temperatures are steadily falling.
Mean Air Temperature 24.6 °C
Highest Recorded Temperature (1969) 38.0 °C
Lowest Recorded Temperature (1963) 11.8 °C
Mean Relative Humidity 67 %
Lowest Recorded Relative Humidity 8 %
Mean Wind Speed 7.3 kt
Highest Recorded Rainfall (1997) 110.5 mm
Mean Daily Sunshine 9.0 hr
Mean Daily Global Solar Radiation 414.9 mWh/sq.cm
Mean MSL Pressure 1016.6 hpa
Mean Sea Surface Temperature 25.5 °C
First month of winter. Air temperature decreases and the mean remains below sea temperature. More cloudiness and occasional rain. Usually northwesterly wind, strong on some days with dust haze. Prevailing wind from the northwest with rate 34.3%. The gentle, moderate, fresh and strong speed represents with rates 12.9%, 12.8%, 2.3% and 0.3% respectively. Rest of the speed is light. Some early morning fog. This is the month with the least amount of solar radiation. Sea temperature continues to fall.
Mean Air Temperature 19.6 °C
Highest Recorded Temperature (2010) 32.7 °C
Lowest Recorded Temperature (1963) 6.4 °C
Mean Relative Humidity 73 %
Lowest Recorded Relative Humidity 15 %
Mean Wind Speed 7.4 kt
Highest Recorded Rainfall (1964) 155.4 mm
Mean Daily Sunshine 8.0 hr
Mean Daily Global Solar Radiation 349.8 mWh/sq.cm
Mean MSL Pressure 1019.0 hpa
Mean Sea Surface Temperature 20.4 °C