Do You Know the Snowfall Destinations of Saudi Arabia?

  • Adnan Ijaz

Because of its mountainous terrain, Saudi Arabia receives significant snowfall every winter, making it a popular winter vacation destination.

Because of its mountainous terrain, Saudi Arabia receives significant snowfall every winter, making it a popular winter vacation destination. Riding Arabian camels across snowy settings in Saudi Arabia is an unforgettable experience. During the winter, people may go on snow sledding and hiking excursions. Travelers can also enjoy the snowfall in Saudi Arabia while driving along the mountainous roads during umrah packages 2023. For this reason, a trip to a Saudi Arabian snowy region is an unforgettable adventure.

An intriguing aspect of these locations is that, even though late spring is incredibly hot, winters are exceedingly frigid.

1- According to popular belief, Turaif is the region in Saudi Arabia with the lowest temperatures. Turaif, on the country's northern border, has the lowest recorded temperature of any Saudi Arabian city. Extremely low temperatures of -12 degrees were reported there, making it the coldest city in Saudi Arabia and one of the coldest in the Middle Eastern region, even lower than Amman's -10 degrees.

2- Sakaka, also located in the country's north, has an exceptionally cold winter, with temperatures often dropping below zero. What's particularly remarkable about Sakaka is that even though there aren't any very big mountains in the area, the wintertime lows are still rather chilly.

3- Similarly, Rafha, located close to Iraq's border, is one of the most beautiful and chilly areas in Saudi Arabia. Most ex-pats and Saudi locals visit the city during the winter since it receives so much snow rather than leaving the nation to see snow elsewhere. You can also visit this gem by availing of our cheap umrah packages 2023 from UK. The temperature can reach as high as 49 degrees Celsius in summer while it snows in the winter.

4- It's important to note that Tabuk, another Saudi Arabian city, also experiences chilly winters. Tabuk is the place to go if you want to see snow whenever there are reports of snowfall in the country. In Saudi Arabia, winter lasts very long, from December to January. After a snowstorm, the sand is blanketed in fine snow covering, and the temperature can drop to as low as -4 degrees Celsius.

5- Arar was founded in 1951 and is located at the center of a massive hard limestone plain with a cool-moderate climate. Even though it occasionally dips below freezing, a light blanket of snow blankets the landscape every winter. It snows rather frequently there. Guests may marvel at the fantastic climate and perhaps see snow during their stay.

6- Ha'il is situated at an elevation of 950 meters, allowing residents to bask in pleasant weather year-round. Much of the economy relies on farming activities, including the production of dates, wheat, and other natural products. The petroglyphs uncovered during the excavation testify to the city's massive size. It snows every winter in Ha'il since it is one of the coldest spots in Saudi Arabia. Chilling lows of -10 degrees Celsius have been seen in the city.

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