The weather here is clear and settled. Starting from October, the summer heat diminishes into the cool and favorable season up until April, i.e., for 178 days the temperatures will range between 17 and 30 degrees Celsius with light gentle wind perfect for enjoying outdoor activities and adventures.
Enjoy Jeddah from October to April.
As for the rest of the year, the weather conditions push for indoor activities, in which global unique restaurants and boutiques, as well as seafront cycle paths, are bustling with visitors.
If you’re planning to visit any time between October and April, you’ll be greeted with warm weather that doesn’t require any heavy clothes, while harsh cold weather is experienced in most of the world. Spring attire will do since you’ll be landing in a coastal warm city. However, starting from May up till September, light flowy, perhaps even sleeveless clothes, are advised.
Women may choose from a vast range of modest wear in line with the local culture. Please visit Saudi Culture and Customs.
If you’re visiting from outside Saudi Arabia, the best means to reach Jeddah is via King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED), known for the largest airport fish tank, which resembles a huge painting of the wonders and richness of the Red Sea.
Reaching Jeddah by land is one of the easy options that instore amazing surprises, as Road Number (40) connects Jeddah with Riyadh and Dammam, thus you will discover a distinctive set of villages and regions on the way there.
You can also reach Jeddah by Haramin High-Speed Railway. Please note that only Muslims are allowed to visit Makkah.
When you arrive in Jeddah, you will find several transportation options waiting for you. If you wish to drive yourself, you can rent a private car either the old-fashioned way from the airport and other renting places around the city, browse offers, or use smart rental applications such as the (Telgani) application. However, if you prefer to sit back and enjoy glancing through a window on the go, you can book a car through applications such as “Uber” and “Careem”, or use taxis scattered throughout the city.