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General Information about Kuwait

Climate

Due to the location of Kuwait in the Sahara geographical region, its weather is characterized with long, hot and dry summer, short, warm and sometimes rainy winter. Dust storms almost always occur during the year and humidity rises during summer.

The highest temperature ever recorded in Kuwait was 51 C degrees, recorded in July 1978, whilst the lowest degree was - 4C degrees, recorded in January 1964.

The average temperatures range from 45 degrees in summer to an average of 8 degrees in winter. Such climate fluctuation is often accompanied by a change in the annual averages of rainfall, which ranges from 22 mm to 352 mm every year.