MONTHLY WEATHER SUMMARY –SEPTEMBER 2022

The Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications’ Meteorological Directorate reported in their monthly weather summary that the month of September 2022 was warmer than normal in temperatures with above average wind speed.

10 October 2022

The Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications’ Meteorological Directorate reported in their monthly weather summary that the month of  September 2022 was warmer than normal in temperatures with above average wind speed.

The mean temperature of the month was 34.3°C which is 1.1°C above the long-term normal for September and this goes on record as the fifth highest mean temperature for September since 1902. This is the same as in September 2010. Note that the highest mean monthly temperature for September was 34.8°C recorded in 2020.

The mean maximum temperature of the month was 38.5°C which is 0.8°C above the long-term normal and this goes on record as the seventh highest mean maximum temperature for September since 1946. This is the same as in September 1998 and 2007. Note that the highest mean monthly maximum temperature for September was 39.8°C recorded in 2020.

During the month Bahrain had 9 days with a maximum temperature exceeded 40°C. The highest temperature recorded during the month was 43.1°C which occurred on the 12th September at Bahrain International Airport. Note that the highest temperature recorded for September at Bahrain International Airport was 45.5°C which occurred on 4th September 2013.

The highest temperature recorded in the month at Bahrain International Circuit was 45.8°C which was recorded on the 5th September and at Durrat Al Bahrain was 44.8°C which was recorded on the 12th September. 

The mean minimum temperature of the month was 31.1°C which is 1.6°C above the long-term normal and this goes on record as the fifth highest mean minimum temperature for September since 1946. Note that the highest mean monthly minimum temperature for September was 31.5°C recorded in 2015.

The lowest temperature recorded was 26.6°C on the 29th September at Bahrain International Airport but recorded 23.2°C on the same night at Durrat Al Bahrain.

The mean relative humidity for September was 56% whereas the mean maximum relative humidity was 72% and the mean minimum relative humidity was 33%. The maximum relative humidity was 84% recorded on the 22nd September and the minimum relative humidity was 12% recorded on the 12th September.  

September 2022 was the third sunniest month for all September’s since the sunshine records began in 1968. The total hours of sunshine for the month were 337.5 hours. Note that the highest monthly total hours of sunshine for September was 339.8 hours recorded in 2014.

Only trace amounts of precipitation were recorded on 21st September at the Bahrain International Airport. 

The Mean wind speed for September was 8 knots. The prevailing wind was 28% from the Northwest direction. Gust winds reached 28 knots on the 24th and 26th September at Bahrain International Airport. Easterly winds accounted for 21% of the observation. 

Dust was reported on the 25th September. Visibility dropped to 3000 meters at Bahrain International Airport.

Civil Aviation

Last Updated Date:24-10-2022

  • 40,544Total Aircraft Movement in FIR , Oct 2022
  • 651,925Total Passengers, Oct 2022
  • 16,915Total Cargo and Mail, Oct 2022
  • 31,448Monthly Ridership, Nov 2022
  • 76,492,477Total Passengers (Feb 2015 – Nov 2022)
  • 13,281General Cargo, Oct 2022
  • 31,424Container Throughput, Oct 2022
  • 72Total Vessels, Oct 2022
  • 100Percentage of Population covered by 5G Network (2022)
  • 83Percent of households passed by fiber-optic broadband network (2022)
  • 100Percent of businesses passed by fiber-optic broadband network (2022)

 

 

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