5 Places in Saudi Arabia where it snows in the Winter

The desert country of Saudi Arabia is a unique one. Where the temperatures in summers become unbearable, who can guess it snows in winters? But believe it or not, it does snow in Saudi Arabia!

All of you how are fed up of striking heat and hot sun of summers here is a chance to cool yourself up in these winters. Pack up your bags, arrange a trip to any of these destinations and enjoy the snow in Saudi Arabia. Recommended: Top 8 Coldest Places in Saudi Arabia

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1-Turaif

Turaif is located at the northern borders of Saudi Arabia. The city of Turaif has the lowest temperature in winter across the Arabian Peninsula. The coldest city of Saudi Arabia has recorded the lowest temperature of minus 12 degrees Celsius!

You know it definitely snows at such low temperature! So, head towards the northern border of the country and enjoy the snowy city.

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2-Tabuk

Another cool city of Saudi Arabia is Tabuk. Whenever the news strikes with headlines of snowfall in the kingdom, Tabuk is the place that comes to the mind.

Most of the videos that show Saudis enjoying in snow are filmed in Tabuk. The Jabal Al Lawz that lies just near Tabuk is where layers of snow cover the sand of the mountain. The atmosphere is cold and dry so make sure you carry your moisturizing products.

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3-Arar

The city of Arar is a cool city where the temperature rarely falls below zero, yet a thin carpet of snow covers the fertile sand. The visit there is always great: one can enjoy great weather and witness snow. The temperature here does not fall to zero degree yet snowfall hits here very modestly.

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4-Shaqraa

Unlike the other cities, this city lies towards the central region than in the north. It lies at a distance of about 190 km from Riyadh and exhibits a great temperature in winters. The trees, swings, and buildings look beautiful with a topping of snow on them.

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5-Rafha

This is one of the most amazing cities of Saudi Arabia with respect to temperatures. In summers temperature there can reach as high as 49 degrees Celsius while in winters it snows!  The city rests near the Iraq border. Rafha is the city which has actually experienced some heavy snowfalls.

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Why move abroad to witness snow when you have snowfall in KSA?  If you still don’t believe me, why not pay a visit and witness yourself?

Source: Destination KSA

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Steve has been living in Saudi Arabia since 2013 and writing about Saudi rules, regulations, guides, and procedures since then.