Al-Ahsa Records 47°C, Highest Temperature in Saudi Arabia

The National Center of Meteorology revealed that Al-Ahsa – eastern Saudi Arabia – recorded the highest temperature of 47 degrees Celsius in the Kingdom today, Thursday. However, Al-Souda recorded the lowest temperature of only 15 degrees.

In its report on the weather condition and expected temperatures in the Kingdom, the center anticipates the maximum temperatures to reach 46 degrees Celsius in Dammam, Wadi Al-Dawasir, and Hafar Al-Batin, and 45 degrees in Mecca, Al-Kharj, Sharurah and Al-Dahna.

Regarding minimum temperatures, Al-Souda came at the bottom of the list with 15 degrees, followed by Abha with 19 degrees, Al-Baha with 20 degrees, Al-Qurayyat with 23 degrees, and Turaif with 24.

The center said that it expects thunderstorm rains with active winds in parts of the Jizan and Asir regions.

Discover Al-Ahsa

Nestled in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, Al-Ahsa stands as a testament to the harmonious coexistence of nature and human ingenuity. The city has the largest palm oasis in the world. This verdant expanse is not just a natural wonder but a symbol of cultural and historical significance.

It stretches over an extensive area, boasting more than 2.5 million palm trees. This vast coverage makes it the largest palm oasis on the globe. The oasis has a natural aquifer system which ensures its lushness in the midst of the surrounding desert landscape. The size of Al-Ahsa is not just impressive but also plays a crucial role in the ecological balance of the region.

Moreover, the history of Al-Ahsa Palm Oasis is as rich as its soil. For centuries, this oasis has been a center of agriculture and trade. The cultivation techniques used in Al-Ahsa have been passed down through generations, showcasing a unique blend of traditional practices and modern methods. This historical significance adds to the charm and allure of the oasis.

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