Map of Makkah in Saudi Arabia

Makkah Climate

Makkah is not a capital city. It resides in Saudi Arabia in Asia.

Best time to visit Makkah

The best time to visit Makkah will be when the average temperatures are at a comfortable level (between 20°C / 68.0°F and 30°C / 86.0°F on average) which is during months January, February, March, November and December. However, there are other good times to visit Makkah, but it will be little hotter (for Makkah this is between 30°C / 86.0°F and 40°C / 104.0°F on average). These are during months April, May, June, July, August, September and October.


The hottest time of year in Makkah is in June when it is 35.8°C / 96.4°F on average, but could get up to 43.6°C / 110.5°F maximum. The coldest time of year here is in January when it is 24.4°C / 75.9°F on average. However, going by the minimum temperatures, the coldest month is February at 18.3°C / 64.9°F.

  • Freezing months: 0 (0°C / 32.0°F and below)
  • Cold months: 0 (0°C / 32.0°F to 10°C / 50.0°F)
  • Cool months: 0 (10°C / 50.0°F to 20°C / 68.0°F)
  • Warm months: 5 (20°C / 68.0°F to 30°C / 86.0°F)
  • Hot months: 7 (30°C / 86.0°F to 40°C / 104.0°F)
  • Boiling months: 0 (40°C / 104.0°F and above)

Makkah Climate Chart

Below are the climate charts for Makkah which resides in Saudi Arabia.

Temperature tables

The first table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Celsius. The cells that are BLUE show the coldest months and the cells that are PINK show the hottest months.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °C24.424.7527.531.1534.635.835.735.7535.5532.6528.6525.8
Max Temperature in °C30.231.234.438.341.843.642.842.642.639.834.831.6
Min Temperature in °C18.618.320.62427.42828.628.928.525.522.520

This second table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Fahrenheit. Cells in BLUE are the coldest months and cells in PINK are the hottest months.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °F75.976.681.588.194.396.496.396.496.090.883.678.4
Max Temperature in °F86.488.293.9100.9107.2110.5109.0108.7108.7103.694.688.9
Min Temperature in °F65.564.969.175.281.382.483.584.083.377.972.568.0

Rainfall figures

This table is for the amount of rainfall (both in millimetres and inches) and number of rainy days in Makkah throughout the year.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Total rainfall in MM16.11.369.90.702.16.34.711.125.925.6
Total rainfall in Inches0.60.10.20.40.00.00.10.20.20.41.01.0
Total number of rainy days3.90.91.81.90.80.10.31.62.62.24.74.3
Chances of rain12.6%3.2%5.8%6.3%2.6%0.3%1.0%5.2%8.7%7.1%15.7%13.9%

Makkah Climate Graph

Below is the climate graph for Makkah. It shows both the average temperatures throughout the year in degrees Celsius and also the average total rainfall in millimetres.

Makkah Climate Graph with temperatures in °C and rainfall in millimetres

Below is the climate graph for Makkah with both the average temperatures throughout the year in degrees Fahrenheit and also the average total rainfall in inches.

Makkah Climate Graph with temperatures in °F and rainfall in inches