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.
› Duration of daylight and sunshine in Oman
hours of sunshine per day rainy days per month Precipitation in mm/day Relative humidity in % Water temperature Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)
Temperature records of the last 42 years
The hottest temperature measured from 1977 to April 2019 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 30 weather stations in Oman below 590 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 31.4 degrees Celsius. The average maximum daily temperature at that time was 38.8 °C.
The coldest day in these 42 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 21.8 °C. In Oman, it is usual to have about 1.1 degrees more at 22.9 °C for this three-month period.