Oman: a country in Arabia, borders the Persian Gulf, Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman. The
country is considered to be one of the higher income economies. Al Hajar Mountain ranges run
alongside its north and southeast coast about 50 to 100 kms (31 to 62 miles) away. It is also
where country’s major cities exist whereas the desert plain covers most of its central terrain.
Among others the tourism attractions here include the soft sandy beaches, water sports, diving,
turtle, dolphin and bird watching, desert safaris, the markets, museums, trekking and rock
climbing, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, adventures and monuments. Muscat is the capital, the
largest city and the major international airport among a few others in the country.
Getting around: Personal and rental autos, buses, taxis, inter-city ferries and tour vehicles.
Tourist seasons: High tourist season November, December, mid and low seasons January to
Weather: Climatological Information Muscat, Oman, source Directorate General of Meteorology
and Air Navigation. Altitudes and other factors may substantially influence the weather conditions
in the same city, town and neighborhood. Historical data may not be relied on for current
conditions. Visit relevant source for other climate variables.
100mm = 3.9370 inches, 50mm = 1.9685 inches,
25mm = 0.9842 inches, 12.5mm = 0.4921 inches
Climatological information is based on monthly averages for the 24-year period 1986-
- Mean number of rain days = Mean number of days with at least 1 mm of rain.
Attention: Please note that the averaging period for climatological information and the
definition of "Mean Number of Rain Days" quoted in this web site may be different for
different countries. Hence, care should be taken when city climatologies are compared.
Weather related other variants: Hurricane season is from June to November.
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