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Doha vs Riyadh Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Doha, Qatar and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is approximately 491 km or 305 mi.
  • To reach Doha in this distance one would set out from Riyadh bearing 81.8° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Doha bearing 83.9° or E .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • The average annual temperature is 1.1 °C (1.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.4 °C (6.1°F) less in Doha. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 26.1 mm (1 in) less which is equivalent to 26.1 l/m² (0.64 US gal/ft²) or 261,000 l/ha (27,903 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.5° lower in Doha than in Riyadh.
  • Relative humidity levels are 29.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.9°C (23.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Doha relative to Riyadh. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Riyadh vs Doha.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-6 (-11) +-7 (-13) +-8 (-15) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -4 (-8) +-4 (-8) +-3 (-5) +-4 (-6) +-4 (-7) +-5 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +0 (+0) 0 (0) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) +0 (+1) +2 (+4) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +10 (+17) +9 (+16) +9 (+15) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +9 (+17) +11 (+19) +12 (+22) +8 (+15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) +7 (+0) -8 (0) -21 (-1) -4 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) -2 (0) +1 (+0) -26 (-1)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 02' -0h 01' -0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 02' +0h 02' +0h 01' +0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -0.6 -0.5 -0.5 -0.6 -0.5 -0.6 -0.5 -0.6 -0.5 -0.5 -0.6 -0.6   -0.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +21 +30 +28 +19 +22 +27 +34 +41 +44 +39 +29 +25   +29.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7.9 (+14) +9.6 (+17) +8.8 (+16) +6.9 (+12) +10.1 (+18) +15.9 (+29) +17.9 (+32) +20.4 (+37) +19.3 (+35) +16.5 (+30) +11.9 (+21) +10 (+18) +12.9 (+23)

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