Kuwait 's climate lies in the Arabian Gulf, with hot summers and cool winters. Temperatures are coolest around December and March while northerly winds prevail.

The average temperature from July to September is 36 degrees centigrade, and the total annual rainfall is around 77 mm. The summers in the city are long, sweltering and arid, whereas the winters are cool , dry, and often clear.  Sunshine usually happens most of the year.

What is the coldest month in Kuwait?
The winter period from December to February is usually mild, with daily average temperature in January being 13.5 degree Celsius (56 °F). The nights are cool, with the temperature on an average touching 8 to 10 degree Celsius. The days are rather pleasantly warm with temperature around 19 degree Celsius in January and February.

The coldest month in Kuwait City is January, with an average high-temperature of 19.5°C (67.1°F) and an average low-temperature of 8.5°C (47.3°F).

Does it rain in Kuwait?
There is rain fall throughout the year, but, most of the rain is centred around January. The month with least possibility of rainfall is September, while January is the month of maximum rainfall. The rainfall is slightly higher than 100mm annually, and it occurs mainly from November to April in the form of rare showers, which can at times be so intense, so as to cause flooding.

What is the best time to visit Kuwait?
The best time to visit Kuwait is during the months November to April. During this period, the climate is rather pleasant, and the weather is not too extreme. Usually, just before or after summer, the temperature during the day falls below 180C, while nights are cooler. But at least you can avoid the scorching heat. Even late March can get hot at times. But, the heat in Kuwait is mostly dry, so it is more bearable than in other countries in the Persian Gulf.

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