When did it snow in Ras Al Khaimah?

There was actual snow in the UAE this week. And hail. After a week of unpredictable weather, a temperature of -0.1 degrees Celsius was recorded at 4.15am on Wednesday January 15 in the UAE. It was at the top-most peak of the UAE’s highest mountain, Jais Mountain, which can be found in Ras Al Khaimah.

How many times has it snowed in UAE?

While there’s no record of snow, November 22, 1963, has gone down in history for one of the most destructive storms ever to hit the UAE. From Sharjah to Abu Dhabi, torrential rain and winds close to hurricane force devastated the region.

What year did it snow in Dubai?

It’s highly unlikely that we’ll see or hear of it again for a few years, but in 2009, it did actually snow in Ras Al Khaimah, the UAE’s most northerly Emirate.

Does snow fall in Ras Al Khaimah?

RAS AL KHAIMAH/DUBAI/SHARJAH – Snow fell heavily on the mountains of Ras Al Khaimah on Friday night, leaving the Jais Mountains covered in a thick white blanket of snow.

Has Qatar ever had snow?

As you might expect, snowfall in Qatar is extremely unlikely during any time of the year. While record lows have been recorded in recent years, you would need to hit Snow Dunes Park at Doha Festival City Mall if you want to build a snowman.

Where can I find snow in UAE?

Al Hajar Mountains, Oman & UAE While snowfall may not be regular – or predictable – sub-zero temperatures are not unheard of, and in the Emirates, Ras Al Khaimah’s rugged Jebel Jais was enveloped in snow just last year.

Did it ever snow in Saudi Arabia?

The 2016 Saudi Arabian snowstorm was an extreme weather event in late November 2016, in which parts of the Arabian Desert in Saudi Arabia experienced subzero temperatures, snowfall and flooding. Snow was first reported in northern parts of Saudi Arabia on 23 November.

Does Turkey have snow?

Snow does occur on the coastal areas of the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea almost every winter, but it usually lies no more than a few days. On the other hand, it is rare in the coastal areas of the Aegean Sea and very rare in the coastal areas of the Mediterranean Sea.