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Saudi Arabia Weather
Saudi Arabia Weather -
Saudi Arabia has a desert climate, in Jeddah the weather is warm for most of the year.

Riyadh is inland and is hotter in summer and colder in winter, when occasional heavy rainstorms occur.

The Rub al Khali (‘empty Quarter’) seldom receives rain, making Saudi Arabia 1 of the driest countries in the world.

Required clothing

It is advised to carry tropical and light weight clothing.