The Meteorological Directorate reported that July 2023 was the second hottest July in Bahrain since 1902. The mean temperature for the month was 36.6°C, which is 1.5°C above the long-term normal. The highest temperature recorded was 46.3°C on July 31 at Bahrain International Airport. The lowest temperature recorded was 31.3°C on July 8 and 11 at Bahrain International Airport. July was the second sunniest month of all Julys since the sunshine records began in 1968.