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


Annual weather in Oman

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

January 56°F to 81°F
0 to 2 days*
February 59°F to 83°F
0 to 1 days*
March 67°F to 88°F
0 to 1 days*
April 77°F to 97°F
0 to 1 days*
May 81°F to 106°F
0 to 1 days*
June 83°F to 112°F
0 to 1 days*
July 79°F to 113°F
0 to 2 days*
August 77°F to 112°F
0 to 1 days*
September 76°F to 106°F
0 days
October 76°F to 99°F
0 to 1 days*
November 67°F to 88°F
0 to 1 days*
December 59°F to 83°F
0 to 2 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Oman by cities

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Muscat

Muscat

The best months to go to Muscat are january, february, march, april, may, september, october, november and december.

Salalah

Salalah

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

Buraini

Buraini

The best months to go to Buraini are january, february, march, april, october, november and december.



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, Buraini, Khasab and Masirah, 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: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November. The number of visitors to Oman is high in: December.

  • Very low season in Oman: May and June.
  • Low season in Oman: January, February, March, April, July, August, September, October and November.
  • Peek 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 march ($ 562 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 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
Buraini76°F81°F88°F97°F106°F112°F113°F112°F106°F99°F86°F79°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
Nizwa74°F77°F85°F94°F99°F104°F104°F103°F99°F92°F83°F76°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

Legend:

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good weather

tolerable weather

bad weather



About Oman

What can I do in Oman?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

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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, Buraini, Khasab, Masirah, Nizwa, Sohar and Sur.

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

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