The State of Kuwait is a sovereign emirate on the coast of the Persian Gulf, enclosed by Saudi Arabia to the south and Iraq to the north and west.
Kuwait has a warm tropical climate. Summer, which lasts from April to September, is extremely hot and dry with temperatures easily crossing 45 °C (113 °F) during daytime. Winter season, from November through February, is cool with some rain and average temperatures around 13 °C (56 °F) with extremes from -2 °C to 27 °C. Annual rainfall averages less than 127 mm and occurs chiefly between October and April.
The only commercial airport in Kuwait is Kuwait International Airport, located in the south of the capital, Kuwait City. Many airlines fly into this airport, including Emirates, Quatar Airways and Turkish Airlines. Working in Kuwait requires a Work Permit and an Iqama.
Key Dive Sites
- Bnaider reefs
- Garoh Island
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