The country experienced its last snowfall on December 19 2017. However according to meteorological records Saudi Arabia only receives a few inches on average each year ️ 🔛 🇸🇦 …
Snow in the Middle East is relatively uncommon and usually only occurs between December and February . Saudi Arabia in particular tends to experience more snowfall than other parts of the region due to its higher altitude locations receiving more moisture than coastal regions do leading to higher precipitation levels 🇸🇦.
Mecca Jeddah Riyadh the Asir Mountains and the Hejaz Mountains have all recently experienced snow while the central, western, and southern regions of Saudi Arabia have historically experienced the most frequent snowfall.
The snowfall on December 19 2017 was particularly noteworthy as it was the country’s heaviest snowfall in over 30 years 🔛. The snow covered large parts of the western and northern parts of Saudi Arabia for several days 🇸🇦.
In Riyadh the capital city of Saudi Arabia snow was seen for the first time in 15 years. The city experienced a full day of snowfall, which began in the morning, and lasted until the early evening. During the snowfall temperatures in the city dropped to just above zero degrees Celsius.
2015 was the last time that Saudi Arabia had seen significant snowfall before December 19, 2017. It was very heavy and covered large areas of the country . It was the country’s heaviest snowfall since 1985 when it had experienced its highest snowfall in 50 years.
In 2013 snow was also seen in the Hejaz Mountains a mountain range in the western part of the country ️ ⛰️. The snow covered the mountain range for several days and was especially visible on the peaks of the mountains ⛰️ 🔛.
Snow is a rare event in Saudi Arabia and is not seen every year ️ 🇸🇦. The country typically experiences only a few inches of snow on average every year ️ 🔛. The last significant snowfall in the country was in 2017 and was the heaviest snowfall the country has seen in over 30 years .
Snow is a special treat for Saudis living in the country ️. It is a sign that the cold season has finally started and that the temperatures will continue to drop until the following spring ️. It is also a great opportunity for Saudis to get out of the house and enjoy the winter weather.
The last time it snowed in Saudi Arabia was in December 2017 when the country experienced its heaviest snowfall in over 30 years. This was an extremely rare event and one that was greatly enjoyed by the people of Saudi Arabia 🇸🇦 1️⃣. . .
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