Qatif, Saudi Arabia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Qatif, Saudi Arabia? If you're planning to go to Qatif, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Qatif, Saudi Arabia

Based on the climate and weather in Qatif, the best time to go is November. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Qatif, Saudi Arabia by month

January

Traveling to Qatif in January, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece

February

February here is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses

March

March is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear

April

April for Qatif dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat

May

May here very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light shorts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light dresses
  • Tank tops
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion

June

June for Qatif very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light dresses
  • Tank tops
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion

July

If you go to Qatif in July, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Sarong
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Light skirts
  • Extremely thin shorts

August

If you go to Qatif in August, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Sarong
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Light skirts

September

September in Qatif very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light dresses
  • Tank tops

October

October very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses

November

November for Qatif dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear

December

If you go to Qatif in December, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Qatif, Saudi Arabia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Qatif, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types G
  • A SIM card that works in Qatif

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