This report describes the typical weather at the Camp Buehring (Camp Buehring, Kuwait) weather station over the course of an average year. It is based on the historical records from 2008 to 2012. Earlier records are either unavailable or unreliable.
Camp Buehring has a hot desert climate. The area within 25 mi of this station is covered by shrublands (91%) and lakes and rivers (8%).
Over the course of a year, the temperature typically varies from 43°F to 115°F and is rarely below 36°F or above 118°F.
The warm season lasts from May 17 to September 24 with an average daily high temperature above 104°F. The hottest day of the year is August 2, with an average high of 115°F and low of 90°F.
The cold season lasts from November 25 to February 26 with an average daily high temperature below 73°F. The coldest day of the year is January 14, with an average low of 43°F and high of 62°F.
The length of the day varies significantly over the course of the year. The shortest day is December 21 with 10:15 hours of daylight; the longest day is June 20 with 14:04 hours of daylight.
The earliest sunrise is at 4:49am on June 9 and the latest sunset is at 6:55pm on July 2. The latest sunrise is at 6:47am on January 14 and the earliest sunset is at 4:50pm on December 5.
Daylight savings time (DST) is not observed in 2012.
The median cloud cover ranges from 5% (clear) to 47% (partly cloudy). The sky is cloudiest on February 16 and clearest on September 20. The clearer part of the year begins around June 11. The cloudier part of the year begins around November 11.
On September 20, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 95% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 4% of the time.
On February 16, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast, mostly cloudy, or partly cloudy 52% of the time, and clear or mostly clear 47% of the time.
The probability that precipitation will be observed at this location varies throughout the year. Precipitation is most likely around January 27, occurring in 18% of days. Precipitation is least likely around June 29, occurring in 1% of days.
Over the entire year, the most common forms of precipitation are light rain and thunderstorms.
Light rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 50% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around January 27, when it is observed during 10% of all days.
Thunderstorms are the most severe precipitation observed during 46% of those days with precipitation. They are most likely around April 17, when it is observed during 11% of all days.
During the warm season, which lasts from May 17 to September 24, there is a 3% average chance that precipitation will be observed at some point during a given day. When precipitation does occur it is most often in the form of thunderstorms (65% of days with precipitation have at worst thunderstorms) and light rain (31%).
During the cold season, which lasts from November 25 to February 26, there is a 14% average chance that precipitation will be observed at some point during a given day. When precipitation does occur it is most often in the form of light rain (59% of days with precipitation have at worst light rain), thunderstorms (36%), and moderate rain (6%).
Either snow is exceptionally unlikely to fall at any time during the year at this location or this station does not reliably report precipitation types.
The relative humidity typically ranges from 6% (very dry) to 79% (humid) over the course of the year, rarely dropping below 5% (very dry), or exceeding 94% (very humid).
The air is driest around July 5, at which time the relative humidity drops below 7% (very dry) three days out of four; it is most humid around January 31, exceeding 70% (mildly humid) three days out of four.
Dew point is often a better measure of how comfortable a person will find the weather than relative humidity because it more directly relates to whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid.
Over the course of a year, the dew point typically varies from 20°F (dry) to 53°F (very comfortable) and is rarely below 12°F (dry) or above 68°F (muggy).
Over the course of the year typical wind speeds vary from 2 mph to 25 mph (light air to strong breeze), rarely exceeding 123 mph (hurricane).
The highest average wind speed of 15 mph (moderate breeze) occurs around July 9, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 25 mph (strong breeze).
The lowest average wind speed of 8 mph (gentle breeze) occurs around November 16, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 14 mph (moderate breeze).