Israel: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go?

Discover the best time to go to Israel from seasonal norms in many locations like Nazareth or Tel Aviv-yafo below.

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When is the best time to go to Israel?

When is the best time to go to Israel? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Israel, the weather is good everywhere in February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December
  • The best months to go to Jerusalem are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months in Jerusalem are June, July, August and September, and the coldest months are January and February
  • The rainiest months in this city are February and December
  • The cities with the best climate are Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Eilat, Galilee, Haifa and Nazareth, with good weather at least 11 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Tel Aviv are July, August, September and October

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Israel for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month Our opinion View Details
tolerable to good* Israel in january
good Israel in february
good Israel in march
perfect Israel in april
perfect Israel in may
good to perfect* Israel in june
tolerable to perfect* Israel in july
tolerable to perfect* Israel in august
good to perfect* Israel in september
perfect Israel in october
good to perfect* Israel in november
good Israel in december

When to go to Israel by city

Jerusalem

Best time to go to Jerusalem

The best months to go to Jerusalem are february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Tel Aviv

Best time to go to Tel Aviv

The best months to go to Tel Aviv are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Eilat

Best time to go to Eilat

The best months to go to Eilat are february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Galilee

Best time to go to Galilee

The best months to go to Galilee are february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Haifa

Best time to go to Haifa

The best months to go to Haifa are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.


Climate and Weather in Israel

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Israel : Tabgha


Temperatures and rainfall in Israel

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Israel and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Eilat, Galilee and Haifa, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities..


Map of Israel

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cities in Israel (Hover over the icons for more information on the weather)

About Israel

What can I do in Israel?

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Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

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Family travel

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Gastronomy

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Is this weather information for Israel reliable?

Climate data for Israel has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Israel allows us to determine the average for each month in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Eilat, Galilee, Haifa, Massada and Nazareth.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

Average weather and best time to go: city by city in Israel:

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