What happens when it rains in Mecca?

How many times does it rain in Mecca?

Weather by month // weather averages Mecca

January December
Max. Temperature °C (°F) 27 °C (80.6) °F 28.6 °C (83.4) °F
Precipitation / Rainfall mm (in) 43 (1.7) 25 (1)
Humidity(%) 54% 54%
Rainy days (d) 3 2

Does the Kaaba flood?

In one of the rare pictures of 1941 flood that submerged the Makkah’s Grand Mosque and Holy City, the then 12-year-old Sheikh Al Awadi could be seen almost submerged in water while circumambulation around a flooded Holy Kaaba.

When was Mecca flooded?

Torrential rainfall flooded areas of Mecca in Saud Arabia on 27 April 2021. A sudden storm during the afternoon caused flooding across the city. Images and videos shared on Social Media showed streets were inundated and vehicles swept away by fast-flowing flood waters.

Can non Muslims go to Mecca?

Non-Muslims are prohibited from visiting Mecca and advised not to enter parts of central Medina, where the mosque is located.

What is inside Kaaba in Makkah?

The interior contains nothing but the three pillars supporting the roof and a number of suspended silver and gold lamps. During most of the year the Kaaba is covered with an enormous cloth of black brocade, the kiswah. The Kaaba surrounded by pilgrims during the hajj, Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

Does it hail in Mecca?

Sandstorms and Dust storms both affect Mecca almost every month but especially during summer months. Westerly winds bring thunderstorms to Mecca during winter and hailstorms sometimes also occur.

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