When is the best time to go to Jerusalem?

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

  • The weather is good all year round in Jerusalem
  • On average, the warmest months are June, July, August and September
  • Jerusalem has dry periods in April, May, June, July, August and September
  • January is the coldest month of the year

Annual weather in Jerusalem

For full information about the climate and weather in Jerusalem a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 52°F/61°F
February 54°F/65°F
March 59°F/70°F
April 67°F/77°F
May 74°F/85°F
June 77°F/88°F
July 79°F/90°F
August 79°F/92°F
September 77°F/88°F
October 72°F/83°F
November 63°F/74°F
December 56°F/65°F

Weather and climate in Jerusalem

Jerusalem enjoys a hot-summer Mediterranean climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Jerusalem is 77°F (ranging from 61°F in january to 92°F in august). Annual rainfall is 7.1in, with a minimum of 0in in august and a maximum of 1.5in in january.
  • In the month of january the climate is correct. It is for example 61°F as maximum temperature in january and it rains in january about 1.5in.
  • From february to march the climate is beautiful. The record temperature this month is 99°F and, in march, 1 days of rain are expected.
  • Between the months of april and october the climate is very good. The record temperature this month is 108°F and, in october, 0 days of rain are expected.
  • Between november and december the climate is good. The record temperature this month is 88°F and, in december, 2 days of rain are expected.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Jerusalem

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Jerusalem: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Jerusalem

Find out when Jerusalem has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Jerusalem

  • Very low season in Jerusalem
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January and February.
  • Low season in Jerusalem
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: March and November.
  • High season in Jerusalem
    The number of visitors to Jerusalem is high in: June, September and December.
  • Peek season in Jerusalem
    The largest number of tourists visiting Jerusalem is during: April, May, July, August and October.

Figure: Visitor index for Jerusalem month by month

Best time for low prices in Jerusalem

Average prices of hotels in Jerusalem month by month

Generally, February is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Jerusalem. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, October is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price of hiring a car in Jerusalem

On average, it costs $ 34 per day to hire a car in Jerusalem. This price varies by $ 18 depending on the month. In october, hiring a car costs an average of $ 27 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in august is $ 45.

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Other cities and places near Jerusalem

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