This report describes the typical weather at the Doha International Airport (Doha, Qatar) weather station over the course of an average June. It is based on the historical records from 1978 to 2012. Earlier records are either unavailable or unreliable.
Doha has a hot desert climate. The area within 25 mi of this station is covered by oceans and seas (91%), lakes and rivers (5%), and built-up areas (3%).
The month of June is characterized by essentially constant daily high temperatures, with daily highs around 105°F throughout the month, exceeding 112°F or dropping below 98°F only one day in ten.
Over the course of June, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is June 1 with 13:36 hours of daylight; the longest day is June 23 with 13:43 hours of daylight.
The earliest sunrise is at 4:42am on June 9; the latest sunset is at 6:28pm on June 30; the latest sunrise is at 4:47am on June 30; the earliest sunset is at 6:20pm on June 1.
Daylight savings time (DST) is not observed in 2012.
The median cloud cover is 1% (clear) and does not vary substantially over the course of the month.
On June 15, a representative day, the sky is clear or mostly clear 74% of the time, partly cloudy 3% of the time, and mostly cloudy or overcast 1% of the time.
The average probability that some form of precipitation will be observed in a given day is 1%, with little variation over the course of the month.
Throughout June, the most common forms of precipitation are thunderstorms, light rain, moderate rain, and drizzle.
Thunderstorms are the most severe precipitation observed during 34% of those days with precipitation. They are most likely around June 1, when it is observed during 1% of all days.
Light rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 21% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around June 1, when it is observed during 1% of all days.
Moderate rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 21% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around June 1, when it is observed during 0% of all days.
Drizzle is the most severe precipitation observed during 16% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around June 6, when it is observed during 0% of all days.
Either snow is exceptionally unlikely to fall at this location in June or this station does not reliably report precipitation types.
The relative humidity typically ranges from 18% (dry) to 85% (very humid) over the course of a typical June, rarely dropping below 8% (very dry) and reaching as high as 100% (very humid).
The air is driest around June 1, at which time the relative humidity drops below 22% (dry) three days out of four; it is most humid around June 7, rising above 73% (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 typical June, the dew point typically varies from 48°F (dry) to 74°F (very muggy) and is rarely below 35°F (dry) or above 83°F (very oppressive).
Over the course of June typical wind speeds vary from 3 mph to 18 mph (light air to fresh breeze), rarely exceeding 27 mph (strong breeze).
The highest average wind speed of 11 mph (gentle breeze) occurs around June 15, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 18 mph (moderate breeze).
The lowest average wind speed of 11 mph (gentle breeze) occurs around June 7, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 17 mph (moderate breeze).