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Riyadh Province

Annual Climate Emissions and Hazard Information

The Riyadh Region is a region of Saudi Arabia, also called Al-Wosta, located in the center of the country. It has an area of 404,240 km² and a population of 8,216,284, making it the second-largest province in terms of both area and population . Its capital is the city of Riyadh, which is also the national capital. Source: Wikipedia

Annual Weather Data

Month Average Average High Average Low Record High Record Low Average Precipitation
January 15.9°C 22.3°C 8.8°C 36.0°C -2.9°C 13.5 mm
February 18.5°C 25.0°C 11.2°C 38.0°C 0.5°C 4.8 mm
March 22.8°C 29.6°C 15.4°C 42.0°C 2.4°C 29.1 mm
April 27.4°C 34.5°C 20.0°C 43.0°C 9.4°C 28.9 mm
May 32.6°C 40.0°C 24.9°C 47.0°C 15.0°C 5.8 mm
June 34.9°C 43.0°C 26.5°C 48.0°C 18.0°C 0.1 mm
July 36.0°C 44.0°C 27.8°C 48.4°C 21.0°C
August 35.7°C 43.8°C 27.5°C 48.2°C 20.0°C 0.4 mm
September 32.7°C 40.9°C 24.2°C 46.8°C 14.4°C
October 27.6°C 35.6°C 19.4°C 42.5°C 8.9°C 0.9 mm
November 21.9°C 28.7°C 14.5°C 37.0°C 5.0°C 6.4 mm
December 17.3°C 24.0°C 10.2°C 34.0°C -2.0°C 13.3 mm
Sources: NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Drought High (7)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.

Riyadh Province CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Riyadh Province 131,520,014 t 16.3 t 350.7 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Other Regions in Saudi Arabia

Name Area Population
Al Baha, Saudi Arabia 9,930.9 km² 441,946
Al Jouf, Saudi Arabia 87,643.4 km² 512,802
Al Madinah, Saudi Arabia 147,531.5 km² 2.0 million
Al-Qassim 72,002.7 km² 1.4 million
'Asir Province 79,830.4 km² 2.3 million
Eastern Province 520,163 km² 4.9 million
Ha'il 112,817.6 km² 653,499
Jazan, Saudi Arabia 12,316.7 km² 1.5 million
Makkah, Saudi Arabia 137,910.5 km² 7.9 million
Najran Province 130,258.7 km² 586,806
Northern Borders Province 107,610.3 km² 367,898
Riyadh Province 375,013.4 km² 8.1 million
Tabuk Province 132,079.4 km² 841,842
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