Israel weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Israel

The best time to visit in Israel is from March until November, when you will have a pleasant till hot temperature and none till limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Israel is 34°C in August and the lowest is 17°C in January.

Israel has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Israel or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Israel by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 17 19 21 26 29 32 33 34 32 29 23 19
Precipitation (mm) 9 11 14 2 3 0 0 0 1 7 13 18
Climate data from city: Jerusalem

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14 day weather forecast Israel

The weather for in Israel will be 23° till 26° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Israel is based on the weather conditions in the city of Jerusalem.

Weather forecast this week

Tuesday 19 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
16°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 4
Wednesday 20 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
16°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 2
Thursday 21 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
15°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 6
Friday 22 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
16°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 6
Saturday 23 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
16°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 6
Sunday 24 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
15°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 6
Monday 25 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
15°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Tuesday 26 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
17°
1.8 mm 35% 6 m/s 6
Wednesday 27 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
12°
0.1 mm 20% 7 m/s 6
Thursday 28 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
10°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 2
Friday 29 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
13°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 2
Saturday 30 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
12°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Sunday 31 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
15°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Monday 1 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
18°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 2

Climate Israel

Israel has the desert climate prevailing. The daytime temperature is warm to hot, while it can also be cold at night. You won't have rain here anytime soon. The average annual temperature for Israel is 26° degrees and there is about 79 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 316 days a year with an average humidity of 54% and an UV-index of 6.

Climate table of Israel

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 17 19 21 26 29 32 33 34 32 29 23 19
Night temp. (°C) 10 10 12 14 18 21 23 24 22 20 16 11
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 9 11 14 2 3 0 0 0 1 7 13 18
Days with rain 6 6 5 3 2 - 1 - 1 3 5 6
Dry days 25 22 26 27 29 30 30 31 29 28 25 25
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 6 7 8 12 12 12 12 13 10 10 8 7
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 4 4 4 6 6 7 7 7 7 6 5 4
Climate data from city: Jerusalem

Israel weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Israel? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Israel?

Israel lies in a straight line about 4,070 km from India (New Delhi → Jerusalem).

How long is the flight to Israel?

The flight time from Indira Gandhi to Israel is approximately 6 h. 20 min.

What are the largest airports in Israel?

These are the largest airports in Israel:

  • Ben Gurion International Airport – Tel Aviv
  • Sde Dov Airport – Tel Aviv
  • Haifa International Airport – Haifa
  • Ramon Airport – Eilat
  • Ovda International Airport – Eilat

How many inhabitants are there in Israel?

Israel has approximately 8,875,000 inhabitants.

How big is Israel?

The area of Israel is around 26,990 km². It is 122x smaller than India.

What is the capital of Israel?

The capital of Israel is Jerusalem.

What is the currency of Israel?

In Israel the Israeli new shekel (ILS) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 19 October 2021

  • 1 Israeli new shekel = 0.045 Indian rupee
  • 1 Indian rupee = 22.14 Israeli new shekel
  • 10 Israeli new shekel = 0.452 Indian rupee
  • 10 Indian rupee = 221.43 Israeli new shekel
  • 100 Israeli new shekel = 4.52 Indian rupee
  • 100 Indian rupee = 2,214.35 Israeli new shekel

What is the area code of Israel?

The area code to call Israel is +972.