When is the best time to go to Oman?

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

  • In Oman, the weather is good everywhere in January, February, March, April, October, November and December
  • The best months to go to Muscat are January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months in Muscat are May, June, July, August and September
  • The cities with the best climate are Salalah, Masirah and Nizwa, with good weather at least 11 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Muscat are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November


Where and when to go based on the weather?

North of Oman
Muscat, Khasab, Sohar...

January, February, March, April, November and December
74°F to 97°F°C
0 to 2 days
74°F to 83°F
May and October
90°F to 106°F°C
0 to 1 days
85°F to 88°F
June, July, August and September
94°F to 113°F°C
0 to 2 days
88°F to 92°F

South of Oman
Salalah, Masirah, Sur...

January, February, March, April, September, October, November and December
77°F to 99°F°C
0 to 1 days
76°F to 88°F
May, June, July and August
83°F to 103°F°C
0 to 1 days
77°F to 90°F

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Best time to travel to Oman by cities

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Temperatures and rainfall in Oman

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Oman and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Muscat, Salalah, Khasab, Masirah and Sohar, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Oman

Find out when Oman 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 Oman

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

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

Figure: Visitor index for Oman month by month



Average price for flights to Oman

A return flight between London and Muscat is generally cheaper if you go in november ($ 572 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 283 more for your airline ticket to Muscat if you go in august.

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Where to go in Oman?

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.
Muscat76°F79°F85°F92°F99°F101°F99°F97°F95°F94°F85°F79°F
Salalah81°F83°F86°F90°F94°F94°F86°F86°F88°F90°F88°F83°F
Khasab74°F74°F77°F85°F90°F95°F95°F95°F94°F90°F83°F76°F
Masirah77°F77°F83°F88°F90°F90°F85°F83°F83°F86°F83°F79°F
Sohar76°F79°F85°F92°F99°F101°F101°F99°F97°F94°F85°F77°F
Sur77°F81°F88°F95°F103°F103°F101°F99°F99°F95°F86°F79°F
Buraini76°F81°F88°F97°F106°F112°F113°F112°F106°F99°F86°F79°F
Nizwa74°F77°F85°F94°F99°F104°F104°F103°F99°F92°F83°F76°F

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About Oman

What can I do in Oman?

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Is this weather information for Oman reliable?

Climate data for Oman has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Oman allows us to determine the average for each month in Muscat, Salalah, Khasab, Masirah, Sohar, Sur, Buraini and Nizwa.

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

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