When is the best time to go to Muscat?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Muscat are January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are May, June, July, August and September
  • Muscat has dry periods in February, March, April, May, July, August, September, October and December
  • The best months for swimming are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November

Annual weather in Muscat

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

January 67°F/76°F
February 68°F/79°F
March 76°F/85°F
April 83°F/92°F
May 90°F/99°F
June 92°F/101°F
July 92°F/99°F
August 90°F/97°F
September 86°F/95°F
October 83°F/94°F
November 76°F/85°F
December 68°F/79°F

Weather and climate in Muscat

Muscat enjoys a hot desert climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Muscat is 90°F (ranging from 76°F in january to 101°F in june). Annual rainfall is 3.4in, with a minimum of 0in in september and a maximum of 0.8in in june.
  • Between the months of january and april the climate is perfect. By early evening, the temperature averages 85°F and it rains about 0.4in each month.
  • In the month of may the climate is correct. the thermometer goes up to 99°F°C and, in may, 0 days of rain are expected.
  • In the month of june the climate is unfavorable. The temperature rises to 101°F and it rains about 1% of the time in june.
  • In july the climate is very bad. The temperature rises to 99°F and it rains in july about 0.1in.
  • In august the climate is bad. By early evening, the temperature averages 90°F and it rains about 1% of the time in august.
  • In the month of september the climate is just OK. In average, on the morning it is 86°F.
  • In october the climate is good. the thermometer goes up to 94°F°C.
  • Between the months of november and december the climate is perfect. the thermometer goes up to 79°F°C and it rains about 0.4in each month.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Muscat

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

Find out when Muscat 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 Muscat

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

Figure: Visitor index for Muscat month by month

Best time for low prices in Muscat

Average prices of hotels in Muscat month by month

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

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Average price for flights to Muscat

A return flight between London and Muscat is generally cheaper if you go in january ($ 545 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 284 more for your airline ticket to Muscat if you go in august.

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Average price of hiring a car in Muscat

On average, it costs $ 64 per day to hire a car in Muscat. This price varies by $ 12 depending on the month. In june, hiring a car costs an average of $ 60 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in december is $ 72.

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