When is the best time to go to Qatar?

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

  • In Qatar, the weather is good everywhere in January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December
  • The best months to go to Doha are January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months in Doha are May, June, July, August and September
  • The cities with the best climate are Fuwayrit and Madinat ash Shamal, with good weather at least 9 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Doha are May, June, July, August, September, October and November

Annual weather in Qatar

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

January 70°F
0 to 1 days*
February 65°F to 76°F
1 days
March 70°F to 83°F
1 to 2 days*
April 77°F to 90°F
1 days
May 86°F to 101°F
0 days
June 92°F to 106°F
0 days
July 94°F to 108°F
0 days
August 94°F to 108°F
0 days
September 90°F to 104°F
0 days
October 83°F to 97°F
0 days
November 81°F
1 days
December 74°F
1 days
* weather varies across the country

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Temperatures and rainfall in Qatar

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Qatar and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Doha, Al Jumaliyah, Al Khawr, Mesaieed and Al Rayyan, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.

Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Qatar

Find out when Qatar 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 Qatar

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

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

Figure: Visitor index for Qatar month by month

Average price for flights to Qatar

A return flight between London and Doha 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 $ 340 more for your airline ticket to Doha if you go in august.

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Where to go in Qatar?

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.
Al Jumaliyah74°F76°F83°F90°F101°F106°F108°F108°F104°F97°F86°F77°F
Al Khawr74°F76°F83°F90°F101°F106°F108°F108°F104°F97°F86°F77°F
Al Rayyan74°F76°F83°F90°F101°F106°F108°F108°F104°F97°F86°F77°F
Al Wakrah74°F76°F81°F88°F99°F104°F106°F106°F103°F95°F86°F77°F
Madinat ash Shamal70°F70°F76°F81°F90°F95°F97°F99°F97°F90°F81°F74°F
Umm Salal74°F76°F83°F90°F101°F106°F108°F108°F104°F97°F86°F77°F


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Is this weather information for Qatar reliable?

Climate data for Qatar has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Qatar allows us to determine the average for each month in Doha, Al Jumaliyah, Al Khawr, Mesaieed, Al Rayyan, Al Wakrah, Dukhan, Fuwayrit, and 3 other cities.

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

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