in Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia
- Historic Jeddah, the Gate to Makkah (Unesco heritage, 33 mi)
- 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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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 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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jarwal (Mecca neighborhood)
Jarwal is a neighborhood of Mecca in Makkah Province, in western Saudi Arabia.