When is the best time to go to Lebanon?

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

  • In Lebanon, the weather is good everywhere in April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • The weather is good all year in Beirut
  • On average, the warmest months in Beirut are June, July, August and September, and the coldest months are January and February
  • The rainiest months in this city are January and December
  • The cities with the best climate are Beirut, Tripoli (Lebanon), Batroun, Tyr, Halba and Sidon, with good weather at least 11 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Beirut are July, August and September


Annual weather in Lebanon

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

January 40°F to 63°F
5 to 8 days*
February 41°F to 65°F
3 to 6 days*
March 47°F to 67°F
2 to 6 days*
April 56°F to 72°F
1 to 4 days*
May 65°F to 79°F
0 to 3 days*
June 70°F to 85°F
0 to 1 days*
July 74°F to 90°F
0 days
August 74°F to 90°F
0 days
September 70°F to 86°F
0 to 1 days*
October 63°F to 81°F
1 to 4 days*
November 52°F to 74°F
2 to 4 days*
December 43°F to 67°F
5 to 7 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Lebanon by cities

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Beirut

Beirut

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

Tripoli (Lebanon)

Tripoli (Lebanon)

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

Baalbek

Baalbek

The best months to go to Baalbek are april, may, june, july, august, september, october and november.



Temperatures and rainfall in Lebanon

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Lebanon and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Beirut, Tripoli (Lebanon), Baalbek, Batroun and Byblos, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Lebanon

Find out when Lebanon 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 Lebanon

The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, February, March, April, May and June. The number of visitors to Lebanon is high in: July, August, September, October, November and December.

  • Very low season in Lebanon: February and March.
  • Low season in Lebanon: January, April, May and June.
  • High season in Lebanon: July, October and November.
  • Peek season in Lebanon: August, September and December.

Figure: Visitor index for Lebanon month by month


Average price for flights to Lebanon

A return flight between London and Beirut is generally cheaper if you go in march ($ 355 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 201 more for your airline ticket to Beirut if you go in august.

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Where to go in Lebanon?

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.
Beirut61°F63°F67°F72°F77°F81°F85°F86°F85°F81°F74°F67°F
Tripoli (Lebanon)63°F65°F67°F72°F77°F83°F86°F88°F86°F81°F74°F67°F
Baalbek47°F50°F56°F65°F74°F79°F85°F85°F79°F72°F61°F52°F
Batroun63°F65°F67°F72°F77°F83°F86°F88°F86°F81°F74°F67°F
Byblos58°F61°F65°F70°F79°F85°F90°F90°F86°F79°F70°F61°F
Jounieh58°F61°F65°F70°F79°F85°F90°F90°F86°F79°F70°F61°F
Ksara47°F50°F56°F65°F74°F79°F85°F85°F79°F72°F61°F52°F
Tyr58°F61°F65°F72°F79°F85°F88°F88°F86°F81°F70°F61°F
Halba63°F65°F67°F72°F77°F83°F86°F88°F86°F81°F74°F67°F
Sidon58°F61°F65°F72°F79°F85°F88°F88°F86°F81°F70°F61°F

Legend:

perfect weather

good weather

tolerable weather

bad weather

very bad weather



About Lebanon

What can I do in Lebanon?

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Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

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Gastronomy

Nightlife



Is this weather information for Lebanon reliable?

Climate data for Lebanon has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Lebanon allows us to determine the average for each month in Beirut, Tripoli (Lebanon), Baalbek, Batroun, Byblos, Jounieh, Ksara, Tyr, and 2 other cities.

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

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