The climate of As Suwayda (Syria)
As Suwayda is a mainly Druze city located in the southwestern part of
Syria. This religious community settled primarily in Syria, Libanon,
Israel and Jordan. There is only little known about this mysterious
religion. The Druze call themselves ‘ Unitarians’ and are a
monotheistic community. The city was founded by the Nabataeans,
nomadic people who roamed the Middle East. In the ancient part of the
city the Basilica of St. Sergius can be found which was built in the
5th century AD. The temple of Dionysus-Dushara can be found here as
well. As Suwayda is located in the vicinity of the border with Jordan.
As Suwaydah has a Mediterranean climate influenced by the
Mediterranean Sea with pleasant summers and mild winters. Winters are
colder here than in other coastal places. However, extremes in weather
are uncommon. Subzero temperatures during the night as well as
snowfall are not uncommon. Summers are pleasantly warm without getting
too hot, summers are dry though. Precipitation figures are low all
year round. During the winter precipitation figures are slightly
The figures below are based on long term weather and climate records.
They are an average for As Suwayda.
More climate information
Climate figures are very useful but don’t present a general impression
of the climate and the eventual weather circumstances within a certain
period. The figures don’t always reflect the chance of wintry weather,
extreme heat or hurricanes. That is why we offer useful extra climate
information for each month of the year:
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