Western Asia

Seasons in Oman

Most of the country lies within the zone of dry tropical climate. Muscat, the capital of the country, is considered as one of driest cities of the world. Average temperature of June is 34 °C (93 °F) and at winter it is 26 °C (79 °F). At spring heat become exhausting due to dry winds from Rub’ al Khali desert. Summer winds are often causing sand storms. Precipitation is few with annual amounts from 25 to 500 mm (1-20”) depending on location.

Seasons in Qatar

Qatar has tropical maritime climate with dry hot summers and mild winters. The country is located on the peninsula of same name and washed by the Persian Gulf. Time from May to September is the hottest. Daytime temperature at these months is extremely high between 45 and 50 °C (113-131 °F). Nights bring no relief for air warms up to 43 °C (109 °F) even without sun. Humidity level reaches 92% and even higher in coastal areas. Rainy season lasts from December to March. Showers are strong and fast.

Seasons in Bahrain

The Kingdom of Bahrain is located on archipelago of the same name. Climate of the country is arid thus most of its territory is desert. Basically there are two seasons in Bahrain: extremely hot summer and warm wet winter. Hot season lasts from April to October and have average daytime temperature about 40 °C (104 °F). At winter temperature is in range between 10 and 20 °C (50-68 °F).

Seasons in Iran

Climate of country varies greatly due to features of relief and global location. Northern portion of Iran has subtropical weather conditions while climate of south is tropical. Central regions are lying within the zone of continental and mountainous weather. Coasts of Persian and Oman Gulfs are hot and humid with winter averages between 16 and 18 °C (61-64 °F). At summer temperature there ranges from 24 to 30 °C (75-86 °F). Annual amount of precipitation is significant and varies from 600 mm (23.6”) in plains to 1000 mm (39.3”) on mountain slopes.

Seasons in Jordan

About 90% or territory of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is covered with sands so weather in the country is warm if not in fact hot. Overall weather conditions are determined by arid tropical climate with some features of Mediterranean conditions in north-west portion of the country.

Seasons in Israel

Most of territory of Israel lies in subtropical climatic zone. Yet there are regions with dry and moderate tropical weather conditions. Despite relatively small size of country difference in temperatures may reach 10 °C (≈18 °F). Depending on distance to the sea, humidity and altitude same temperatures is felt differently.

Seasons in Lebanon

Lebanon is located on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea and has wide variety of relief. Those features are forming climate of the country. Overall weather conditions are considered as Mediterranean climate with regarding of altitude related features of weather of certain regions.

Seasons in Cyprus

There are 300 to 340 sunny days per year in Cyprus. Whole climate of the island is considered as useful for health. Partly because of such climatic condition average life expectancy in Cyprus is 10 years longer than in the rest of Europe.

Seasons in Armenia

Although Armenia is located in the zone of subtropical climate actual subtropical weather is observed only in southern edge of the country. The rest of the country has mild continental weather taking into account mountainous relief. This feature causes unstable and patchy nature of weather conditions in Armenia.


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