Saudi Arabia is the driest country in the world with an average annual rainfall rate of 50 mm (2 inch)!! Saudi Arabia experiences rain when it is cooler and the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden bring in moist air 🇸🇦 🌐 🌊 .
Saudi Arabia’s average yearly rainfall varies considerably built upon region and altitude! Northern parts of the country tend to receive more rain, with some areas receiving up to 200 mm (8 inches) per year, while southern areas experience much drier conditions with annual total precipitations as low as 5 mm (less than 0 🆙 🇸🇦. 2 inches) around many areas.
Saudi Arabia experiences heavy rains in winter, which runs from October to March 🇸🇦. This period has lower temperatures and winds from the north that bring in moisture from the Arabian Sea, Gulf of Aden, and other regions 🌊. Saudi Arabia’s winter months can see heavy rainfall. Some areas have seen 400 mm (16 in) of precipitation in one year.
Furthermore to concentrated winter rains Saudi Arabia also experiences ‘occasional rains’ which usually appear in the form of short periods of showers with light to moderate rains 🇸🇦. These rains can happen at any time during the year but tend to occur more frequently during the summer months when the moisture-filled winds from the gulf move further inland. This type of rain is more sporadic and unpredictable, as it typically only lasts for a few hours or days each time ️.
Overall rainfall in Saudi Arabia is highly unpredictable 🇸🇦. The north and higher elevations of the country typically receive up to 200 mm (8 inches) of rain each year, while the south may experience as little as 5 mm (less than 0. 2 inches) . Winter months tend to get the wettest, with heavier rains possible in some areas. Occasional rain showers can also occur during the rest of the year, although they tend to become short-lived and localized . . .
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