The city of Tabuk holds religious significance for Muslims around the world, since it is the place, where the Battle of Tabuk had taken place during the time of Muhammad. Today,
The location of the city enables it to experience a Mediterranean type of climate where summers are not very hot and winters can be described to be mild. Fogs and frosts are quite common in the area during the winters, and these sometimes lead to freezing of water bodies. Tabuk also houses one of the most significant archaeological sites in the world called Al Bidaa. Tabuk experiences heavy rainfall mostly during the winter months and this often leads to the frequent mists and frosts in the city.