When is the best time to go to Baalbek?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Baalbek are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • On average, the warmest months are June, July, August and September
  • Baalbek has dry periods in July and August
  • January is the coldest month of the year
  • January is the rainiest month

Annual weather in Baalbek

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

January 40°F/47°F
February 41°F/50°F
March 47°F/56°F
April 58°F/65°F
May 65°F/74°F
June 70°F/79°F
July 74°F/85°F
August 74°F/85°F
September 70°F/79°F
October 63°F/72°F
November 52°F/61°F
December 43°F/52°F

Weather and climate in Baalbek

Baalbek enjoys a warm-summer Mediterranean climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Baalbek is 67°F (ranging from 47°F in january to 85°F in july). Annual rainfall is 34.1in, with a minimum of 0.2in in july and a maximum of 7.8in in january.
  • Between the months of january and february the climate is bad. In average, on the morning it is 43°F and it rains about 21% of the time in february.
  • In the month of march the climate is just OK. At lunchtime, it's 54°F in average and it rains in march about 3.7in.
  • From april to may the climate is good. the thermometer goes up to 74°F°C and it rains about 11% of the time in may.
  • Between june and september the climate is very good. In average, on the morning it is 70°F and it rains about 1in each month.
  • From october to november the climate is good. The record temperature this month is 79°F and it rains about 2.6in each month.
  • In december the climate is okay. By early evening, the temperature averages 45°F and you can expect to have 6in of rainfall/month during this period.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Baalbek

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Baalbek: 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 Baalbek

Find out when Baalbek 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 Baalbek

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

Figure: Visitor index for Baalbek month by month

Best time for low prices in Baalbek

Average prices of hotels in Baalbek month by month

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

Find the best price for your hotel room

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