How to cook without fire in Kuwait
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Summer is very hot in kuwait , temperature varies from 40 to 56 degress.

Summer (21 May – 4 November)

Great increase in humidity and temperature.

Transition period (21 May – 5 June)

Winds are characterized by unstable directions as they swing between south east, north west and south east, light to moderate. This period is the transition period between the late spring and the real summer and the maximum temperature ranges between 40° and 44° centigrade and sky is usually clear of clouds.

Dry summer (6 June – 19 July)

Period of Semoom winds and dust storms.

Summer fortieth (6 June – 15 July)


Barih Al-Jawzaa or Great Barih (3 July – 15 July)

This period is predominated by hot ad dry north westerly wind (Semoom) and they may be continuous as they are not often interrupted by winds coming form other directions. These winds vary in their speed between strength and weakness. These winds become active in some periods which lead to the occurrence of strong dust storms where the visibility may decrease to few meters especially at noon. The dust storms tend to occur during four main periods: from 9 – 12, 17 – 24 June, 1 – 7 and 9 – 17 July when the north westerly winds intensify during these periods and they reach their peak during the day then they became calm gradually during the night then they become active again in the following day. The average maximum temperature ranges between 42° and 46° centigrade.. Clouds disappear completely from the sky and the wet southerly winds rarely blow.

Wet summer (20 July – 4 November)

Great increase in humidity and temperature.

Second Jawzaa (16 – 28 July)
Summer Bahura (23 – 30 July)
Al-Marzam (29 July – 10 August)
Al-Kulaibin (11 – 23 August)

The wet periods begin mostly in 20th July and they may continue irregularly during August and October. During these periods, the light easterly and southeast winds dominate and they may be moderate at noon. Because of the winds flow over the Gulf, they are loaded with huge amounts of water vapor and because the temperature is high during this season, they are exhausting greatly especially when accompanied by wind stillness. In some periods, the winds are north westerly till noon then they change as a result of sea breeze to north easterly then to northerly only till afternoon then south easterly till sunset then southerly till midnight then westerly till sunrise. The length of the wet period ranges between two days and twenty continuous days especially during the periods from 18 – 29 July and form 6 – 19 August. Some clouds may appear during these periods and thunder- rain are probable though rare. The average maximum temperature ranges from 45° and 46° centigrade. While the maximum temperature recording at Kuwait Int’l Airport was 51.3° centigrade in 20 Aug. 1998

Transition period (1 September – 4 November)

Drop in Temperature –continuous humidity – Calm wind.

The wet periods continue to dominate during this period especially during the periods from 15 – 29 September and from 12 – 26 October. The Semoom winds disappear and the heat severity decreases and the temperature begin to decrease quickly after 11 September. The maximum temperature ranges between 42° centigrade in the beginning of the period and 30° centigrade at its end. The sea and land breezes occur much during this period and the clouds begin to increase. It is noted that the weather is exhausting summer if the winds are humid south easterly whereas the weather becomes refreshing autumn if the winds are north westerly.

18 Jul, 2015 0 1533
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