The climate in Oman

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams of this page are taken from the collected data from 34 measuring stations in Oman.
Weather stations at an altitude above 880m have not been included.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Climate zone: The northern parts of Oman are in the subtropics, the southern regions in the tropics.

It is warm to hot all year round and invites to bathe at average water temperatures of 27 degrees. The warmest and rainiest part of the country is Az Zahirah. The coldest is Zufar.

Duration of daylight and sunshine in Oman

hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Oman
rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Oman
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Oman
Water temperatureWater temperatures in Oman
Relative humidity in %Relative humidity in Oman
Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)Absolute humidity in Oman

Temperature records of the last 44 years

The hottest temperature measured from 1977 to June 2021 was reported by the Fahud weather station. In September 2009 the record temperature of 58.5 °C was reported here. The hottest summer from July to September, based on all 36 weather stations in Oman below 880 metres altitude, was recorded in 2015 with an average temperature of 32.7 °C. This average temperature will normally be measured every 4 to 6 hours, thus also including the nights. Normally, this value is 31.5 degrees Celsius. The average maximum daily temperature at that time was 38.9 °C.

The coldest day in these 44 years was reported by the weather station Sunaynah. Here the temperature dropped to -6.3 °C in March 2019. Sunaynah lies at an altitude of 257 meters above sea level. The coldest winter (January to March) was in 2014 with an average temperature of 21.7 °C. In Oman, it is usual to have about 1.1 degrees more at 22.8 °C for this three-month period.

The most precipitation fell in February 2004. With 344.8 mm per day, the Marmul weather station recorded the highest monthly average of the last 44 years. Incidentally, the region with the most rainfall for the whole year is around Ibra. The driest region is near Thumrait Airport.

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements.
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