A member of the Arab Union for Space and Astronomy Sciences, Khalid Al-Azaq, told Al Arabiya that Turaif city will have the longest fasting hours of Ramadan this year, reaching 15 hours and 40 minutes.
Meanwhile, Jazan will have to shortest fasting hours in the kingdom by an hour and 15 minutes, adding that most areas of the Kingdom will exceed 15 hours of fasting this Ramadan.
Azaq said that Saudi Arabia’s northwestern region will typically have the longest fasting hours given their geographic locations.
The mort north of the equator a city is the more sunlight hours it will experience.
Muslims during the holy month of Ramadan fast from dusk till dawn to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to Prophet Mohammad according to Islamic belief.