Sanaa

Amānat al ‘Āşimah, Yemen

16°C
6:04 17:31
Current weather icon for Yemen

Today's forecast

06:00Weather icon at 06:00 for Yemen11°C
09:00Weather icon at 09:00 for Yemen16°C
12:00Weather icon at 12:00 for Yemen19°C
15:00Weather icon at 15:00 for Yemen21°C
18:00Weather icon at 18:00 for Yemen18°C
21:00Weather icon at 21:00 for Yemen17°C

Air conditions

Real Feel

16°C

Wind

2 m/s

Chance of rain

0%

UV Index

5

Chance of snow

0%

Humidity

45%

Visibility

10 km

Pressure

1023 mb.

7-day forecast

Today
Weather icon at 2023-11-12 for YemenSunny
21°C / 11°C
Mon
Weather icon at 2023-11-13 for YemenSunny
21°C / 12°C
Tue
Weather icon at 2023-11-14 for YemenSunny
22°C / 12°C
Wed
Weather icon at 2023-11-15 for YemenPatchy Rain
22°C / 13°C
Thu
Weather icon at 2023-11-16 for YemenPatchy Rain
23°C / 14°C
Fri
Weather icon at 2023-11-17 for YemenPatchy Rain
24°C / 14°C
Sat
Weather icon at 2023-11-18 for YemenSunny
23°C / 14°C

Description

Sanaa is the capital city of Yemen, located in the western part of the country. Known for its rich cultural heritage, Sanaa is a city of stunning beauty and unique architecture. The city is famous for its old town, which has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site. The old town of Sanaa is a maze of narrow streets and alleys, with colorful traditional houses and buildings made of mud and brick.

One of the most striking features of Sanaa is its skyscrapers, which are multi-story tower houses that date back to the 16th century. These tower houses, called "qamariyas," are built high to provide maximum privacy for their occupants. The windows of the qamariyas are made of stained glass, which creates beautiful patterns of light inside the buildings.

Sanaa is also famous for its mosques, which are among the most beautiful in the Islamic world. The Great Mosque of Sanaa, also known as the Al-Jami' al-Kabir or Friday Mosque, is the largest mosque in the city and is known for its striking architecture. The mosque is built of stone and decorated with intricate carvings and inscriptions, and it is one of the few places in Yemen where non-Muslims are allowed to enter.

One of the most popular attractions in Sanaa is the Souk al-Milh, which is a traditional market that has been in operation for over a thousand years. The market is located in the old town and is famous for its variety of goods, including spices, textiles, and pottery. Visitors can wander through the narrow alleys and browse the colorful stalls, soaking in the sights and smells of this ancient marketplace.

Sanaa also has a number of museums and cultural centers that showcase the city's rich history and traditions. The National Museum of Yemen is located in the old city and contains a wide range of artifacts and exhibits, including ancient manuscripts, weapons, and traditional costumes. The Yemeni Cultural Center is another popular destination for visitors, offering a glimpse into Yemeni music, dance, and art.

Despite its many charms, Sanaa faces a number of challenges. The city has been affected by the ongoing conflict in Yemen, which has taken a toll on its economy and infrastructure. In addition, Sanaa is one of the fastest-growing cities in the world, and its population is projected to double by 2050. This rapid growth has put a strain on the city's resources and led to an increase in traffic and pollution.

Despite th

7-day forecast

Today
Weather icon at 2023-11-12 for YemenSunny
21°C / 11°C
Mon
Weather icon at 2023-11-13 for YemenSunny
21°C / 12°C
Tue
Weather icon at 2023-11-14 for YemenSunny
22°C / 12°C
Wed
Weather icon at 2023-11-15 for YemenPatchy Rain
22°C / 13°C
Thu
Weather icon at 2023-11-16 for YemenPatchy Rain
23°C / 14°C
Fri
Weather icon at 2023-11-17 for YemenPatchy Rain
24°C / 14°C
Sat
Weather icon at 2023-11-18 for YemenSunny
23°C / 14°C