Ash Shumaysī
in Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
21.583 and 39.683 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 21° 34' 59" and E 39° 40' 59"
Currency and Currency Code:
Rial - SAR
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 01:49 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Asia/Riyadh
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:02 am and 6:44 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-20.783 and -138.550 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Saudi Arabia in Western Asia

Safety Score: 2,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Saudi Arabia.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Saudi Arabia. Last Update: 2019-08-25 07:23:13

Explore Ash Shumaysī

Ash Shumaysī in Makkah Province is located in Saudi Arabia about 496 mi (or 798 km) south-west of Riyadh, the country's capital.

Local time in Ash Shumaysī is now 01:49 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Asia / Riyadh with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 5 airports in the wider vicinity of Ash Shumaysī, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Saudi Arabia is King Abdulaziz International Airport in a distance of 34 mi (or 55 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Historic Jeddah, the Gate to Makkah in a distance of 33 mi (or 52 km), West.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Mecca, Al Bahah, Medina, Port Sudan and Abha. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 40°C / 104 °F

Morning Temperature 28°C / 83 °F
Evening Temperature 37°C / 99 °F
Night Temperature 31°C / 87 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 20%
Air Pressure 1007.1 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 26th of August 2019

40°C (104 °F)
30°C (86 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 27th of August 2019

39°C (102 °F)
30°C (86 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 28th of August 2019

40°C (103 °F)
29°C (85 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Arabian International Company Madina Airport Project

Published: June 26, 2014
Length: 20:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Arabian International Company for Steel Struc

Arabian International Company Madina Airport Project (Farhan Nazer)

أحلى شوي في #الطائف

Published: August 16, 2013
Length: 32:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5

via YouTube Capture.

شيلة كويت العز للشاعر رائد العالي

Published: October 18, 2012
Length: 26:51 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: رمزي الخراصي

كلمات القصيدة من شمال الديرة اللي حبها بفوادي جيت ناصي داركم يااهل الكرم والهيبه ويشهد الله يوم اجيكم كنني...

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Black Stone

The Black Stone is the eastern cornerstone of the Kaaba, the ancient stone building toward which Muslims pray, in the center of the Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. It is revered by Muslims as an Islamic relic which, according to Muslim tradition, dates back to the time of Adam and Eve. The stone was venerated at the Kaaba in pre-Islamic pagan times. It was set intact into the Kaaba's wall by the Islamic prophet Muhammad in the year 605 A.D. , five years before his first revelation.

Located at 21.4225, 39.8263 (Lat. / Lng.), about 14 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islamic pilgrimages, Mecca, Stones, Sacred rocks, Hajj, Kaaba

Ajyad Fortress

The Ajyad Fortress was an Ottoman citadel which stood on a hill overlooking the Grand Mosque of Mecca, in what is now Saudi Arabia. Built in the late 18th century, it was destroyed by the Saudi government in 2002 for commercial development of the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, sparking global outcry.

Located at 21.4189, 39.8264 (Lat. / Lng.), about 15 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Forts in Saudi Arabia, Ottoman fortifications, Buildings and structures in Mecca, Demolished buildings and structures, Infrastructure completed in 1781, Former fortresses

Al-Safa and Al-Marwah

Al-Safa and Al-Marwah (Safa and Marwah) are two small mountains now located in the Masjid al-Haram in Mecca, Saudi Arabia between which Muslims travel back and forth seven times during the ritual pilgrimages of Hajj and Umrah.

Located at 21.4236, 39.8272 (Lat. / Lng.), about 14 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islamic pilgrimages, Hajj, Mecca

2006 Mecca hostel collapse

The 2006 Mecca hostel collapse occurred in Mecca, Saudi Arabia on 5 January 2006. A hostel housing Muslim pilgrims performing Hajj collapsed, killing 76 people and injuring 62.

Located at 21.416, 39.816 (Lat. / Lng.), about 14 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hajj, Mecca, Disasters in Saudi Arabia, 2006 disasters, 2006 in Saudi Arabia, Collapsed buildings

PIA Flight 740

Pakistan International Airlines Flight PK740 was a Boeing 707-340C that crashed after takeoff from Jeddah International Airport on 26 November 1979. Flight PK740 departed Jeddah at 01:29 for a flight to Karachi after pilgrimage. The aircraft was climbing to FL370 (37,000 feet) when, at 01:47, a stewardess reported a fire near the aft cabin passenger door. The crew started a descent from FL300 and were cleared to descend to 4,000 feet.

Located at 21.5, 39.85 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Aviation accidents and incidents in 1979, Airliner accidents and incidents caused by in-flight fires, Aviation accidents and incidents in Saudi Arabia, 1979 in Saudi Arabia, Accidents and incidents involving the Boeing 707, Pakistan International Airlines accidents and incidents, 1979 in Pakistan

2002 Mecca girls' school fire

On March 11, 2002, a fire at a girls' school in Mecca, Saudi Arabia killed fifteen people, all young girls. The event was especially notable due to complaints that Saudi Arabia's "religious police" stopped schoolgirls from leaving the burning building and hindered rescue workers because the girls were not wearing correct Islamic dress.

Located at 21.416, 39.816 (Lat. / Lng.), about 14 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
2002 fires, Mass murder in 2002, School fires, Islam in Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabian society, 2002 in Saudi Arabia, Disasters in Saudi Arabia, Women's rights in Saudi Arabia

List of largest mosques

This is a list of mosques that accommodate at least 5000 worshipers. The default listing is alphabetical; to sort using different criteria, click on the desired column headers. Note that determining exactly what should be included when calculating area is a highly subjective assessment, and the figures given here adhere to no common standard.

Located at 21.4219, 39.8258 (Lat. / Lng.), about 14 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mosques, Lists of Islamic buildings and structures, Superlatives in religion, Lists of largest buildings and structures

Asir Mountains

The Asir mountains (asir, meaning "difficult") is a mountainous region in southwestern Saudi Arabia running parallel to the Red Sea. It comprises areas in Asir within Saudi Arabia, however it also generally includes areas near the Yemen border. Asir covers approximately 40,000 sq mi and consists of mountains, plains, and valleys of the Arabian highlands.

Located at 21.6, 39.8 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mountains of Saudi Arabia

Climate of Mecca

Mecca features an arid climate. Mecca retains its warm temperature in winter, which can range from 18 °C at night to 30 °C in the day. Summer temperatures are considered very hot often being over 40 °C during the day dropping to 30 °C at night. Unlike other n cities, Mecca retains its warm temperature in winter, which can range from 17 °C at midnight to 25 °C in the afternoon. Summer temperatures are considered very hot and break the 40 °C mark in the afternoon dropping to 30 °C in the evening.

Located at 21.4167, 39.8167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 14 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Climate by city, Mecca

Jarwal (Mecca neighborhood)

Jarwal is a neighborhood of Mecca in Makkah Province, in western Saudi Arabia.

Located at 21.4333, 39.8167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 13 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Neighborhoods of Mecca

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