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:

  • The weather is good in Israel throughout the year
  • The weather is good all year in Jerusalem
  • On average, the warmest months in Jerusalem are June, July, August and September, and the coldest month of the year is January
  • The cities with the best climate are Jerusalem, Eilat, Tel Aviv, Acre, Galilee, Haifa, Massada, Nazareth, Ariel and Ashdod, 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:

January 56°F to 65°F
27%
February 59°F to 67°F
23%
March 63°F to 72°F
16%
April 68°F to 79°F
11%
May 74°F to 86°F
5%
June 79°F to 92°F
1%
July 83°F to 94°F
0%
August 85°F to 94°F
0%
September 83°F to 90°F
2%
October 79°F to 85°F
9%
November 70°F to 76°F
17%
December 61°F to 68°F
23%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Israel by cities

Jerusalem

Best time to go to Jerusalem

The best months to go to Jerusalem 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 january, 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.

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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, Eilat, Tel Aviv, Acre and Galilee, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.


Where to go in Israel?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Jerusalem63°F67°F70°F77°F85°F90°F94°F94°F90°F85°F76°F67°F
Eilat65°F68°F74°F81°F90°F95°F97°F97°F94°F86°F76°F67°F
Tel Aviv65°F67°F68°F74°F79°F83°F86°F88°F86°F83°F76°F68°F
Acre63°F65°F67°F72°F77°F81°F85°F86°F85°F81°F76°F67°F
Galilee61°F65°F70°F77°F86°F90°F94°F94°F92°F86°F76°F65°F
Haifa65°F67°F70°F76°F81°F85°F88°F90°F88°F85°F76°F68°F
Massada67°F70°F74°F81°F88°F94°F95°F97°F94°F86°F77°F70°F
Nazareth63°F65°F70°F76°F85°F88°F92°F92°F90°F85°F76°F67°F
Ariel63°F67°F70°F76°F81°F86°F88°F90°F88°F85°F76°F67°F
Ashdod65°F67°F68°F74°F79°F83°F86°F88°F86°F83°F76°F68°F
Ashqelon65°F67°F70°F74°F79°F83°F86°F88°F86°F83°F76°F68°F
Bat Yam63°F67°F70°F74°F81°F85°F86°F88°F86°F83°F76°F68°F
Beersheba63°F67°F72°F79°F86°F90°F92°F94°F90°F85°F76°F67°F
Bet She'an63°F65°F70°F77°F86°F92°F95°F95°F92°F86°F76°F67°F
Bet Shemesh63°F67°F72°F77°F86°F90°F92°F94°F90°F85°F76°F67°F
Dimona63°F67°F72°F79°F86°F90°F92°F94°F90°F85°F76°F67°F
Hadera65°F67°F70°F76°F81°F85°F88°F90°F88°F85°F76°F68°F
Herzliya65°F67°F70°F74°F79°F85°F86°F88°F86°F83°F76°F68°F
Jaffa65°F67°F68°F74°F79°F83°F86°F88°F86°F83°F76°F68°F
Karmi'el63°F65°F67°F72°F77°F81°F86°F88°F85°F81°F76°F67°F

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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, Eilat, Tel Aviv, Acre, Galilee, Haifa, Massada, Nazareth, and 25 other cities.

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

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