When is the best time to go to Salalah?

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

  • The weather is good all year round in Salalah
  • On average, the warmest months are April, May, June, July, September, October and November
  • Salalah has dry periods in January, February, March, April, June, September, October, November and December
  • May is the rainiest month
  • The best months for swimming are March, April, May, June, October, November and December

Annual weather in Salalah

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

January 63°F/81°F
February 65°F/83°F
March 70°F/86°F
April 77°F/90°F
May 81°F/94°F
June 83°F/94°F
July 79°F/86°F
August 77°F/86°F
September 76°F/88°F
October 76°F/90°F
November 72°F/88°F
December 67°F/83°F

Weather and climate in Salalah

Salalah enjoys a hot desert climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Salalah is 88°F (ranging from 81°F in january to 94°F in may). Annual rainfall is 5.3in, with a minimum of 0in in february and a maximum of 2.6in in may.
  • Between the months of january and march the climate is perfect. The temperature rises to 86°F and it rains in march about 0.1in.
  • Between april and may the climate is good. In average, on the morning it is 81°F and it rains in may about 2.6in.
  • In june the climate is passable, but still OK. At lunchtime, it's 92°F in average and, in june, 0 days of rain are expected.
  • Between the months of july and september the climate is favorable. The temperature rises to 88°F and it rains about 0.2in each month.
  • From october to december the climate is perfect. The record temperature this month is 90°F and you can expect to have 0.1in of rainfall/month during this period.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Salalah

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

Find out when Salalah 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 Salalah

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

Figure: Visitor index for Salalah month by month

Best time for low prices in Salalah

Average prices of hotels in Salalah month by month

Generally, May is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Salalah. 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 of hiring a car in Salalah

On average, it costs $ 59 per day to hire a car in Salalah. This price varies by $ 27 depending on the month. In june, hiring a car costs an average of $ 50 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in july is $ 77.

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