When is the best time to go to Beirut?

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

  • The weather is good all year round in Beirut
  • On average, the warmest months are June, July, August and September
  • Beirut has dry periods in June, July, August and September
  • The coldest months are January and February
  • The rainiest months are January and December
  • The best months for swimming are July, August and September

Annual weather in Beirut

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

January 56°F/61°F
February 58°F/63°F
March 59°F/67°F
April 65°F/72°F
May 72°F/77°F
June 76°F/81°F
July 81°F/85°F
August 81°F/86°F
September 79°F/85°F
October 74°F/81°F
November 67°F/74°F
December 59°F/67°F

Weather and climate in Beirut

Beirut enjoys a hot-summer Mediterranean climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Beirut is 76°F (ranging from 61°F in january to 86°F in august). Annual rainfall is 29.5in, with a minimum of 0in in august and a maximum of 8.2in in january.
  • Between the months of january and april the climate is beautiful. the thermometer goes up to 72°F°C and you can expect to have 1.3in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between the months of may and june the climate is very good. The record temperature this month is 92°F and you can expect to have 0.1in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • From july to august the climate is beautiful. The temperature rises to 86°F.
  • Between the months of september and november the climate is perfect. the thermometer goes up to 74°F°C.
  • In the month of december the climate is favorable. In average, on the morning it is 63°F.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Beirut

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

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Beirut

Find out when Beirut 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 Beirut

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

Figure: Visitor index for Beirut month by month

Best time for low prices in Beirut

Average prices of hotels in Beirut month by month

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

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Average price for flights to Beirut

A return flight between London and Beirut is generally cheaper if you go in march ($ 341 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 205 more for your airline ticket to Beirut if you go in august.

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Average price of hiring a car in Beirut

On average, it costs $ 26 per day to hire a car in Beirut. This price varies by $ 22 depending on the month. In february, hiring a car costs an average of $ 17 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in august is $ 39.

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