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Salamiyah Climate History

Past weather including monthly averages for Salamiyah


Country Overview For Syria

The climate in Syria is typically mostly desert; hot, dry, sunny summers (June to August) and mild, rainy winters (December to February) along coast; cold weather with snow or sleet periodically in Damascus. The terrain: primarily semiarid and desert plateau; narrow coastal plain; mountains in west. For Damascus in January the daily average maximum temperatures is 13°C with the average minimum 7°C, while in June the average maximum is 28°C with a minimum of 20°C. The wettest month for Damascus is January with an average of 118.5mm of precipitation falling while the driest month is July with 2.6mm falling.



The information presented below gives detailed historical monthly average weather conditions along with exceptional weather occurrences. To maintain relevance to current weather trends the displayed information has been calculated using data collected over the past two decades. The climate profile is taken from closest available data source to Salamiyah.


Throughout the month of March daytime temperatures will generally reach highs of around 17°C that's about 62°F. At night the average minimum temperature drops down to around 5°C, that's 40°F.

In recent times the highest recorded temperature in March has been 35°C that's 94°F, with the lowest recorded temperature -8°C, about 19°F.

Relative Humidity

The average daily relative humidity for March is around 63%.

Heat Index

The Heat Index is a measure of how hot it feels when relative humidity is added to actual air temperature. From this a comfort level is calculated providing categories on how heat conditions might adversely affect someone.

Comfort Levels: Given average maximum temperatures and humidity levels generally you should not anticipate any discomfort from heat (see heat index for more information).


The average monthly amount of precipitation has been recorded at around 42 mm, that's 2 inches.


The average daily wind speed in March has been around 5 km/h, that’s the equivalent to about 3 mph, or 3 knots. In recent years the maximum sustained wind speed has reached 91 km/h, that’s the equivalent of around 56 mph, or 49 knots.


On average the month of March is affected by foggy conditions on less than 1 day.



The following charts show yearly weather trends with information on monthly weather averages and extremes.


The chart below plots the average high and low temperature for each month of the year. It also shows the maximum and minimum recorded temperatures.

Precipitation Amount

The chart below plots the average monthly precipitation amount.

Wind Speed

The chart below plots the average daily wind speed you can expect for any month. It also shows the maximum recorded sustained wind speed for each month.