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Weather in Israel

Israel enjoys long, warm, dry summers (April-October) and generally mild winters (November-March) with somewhat drier, cooler weather in hilly regions, such as Jerusalem and Safed.

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Climate

Israel enjoys long, warm, dry summers (April-October) and generally mild winters (November-March) with somewhat drier, cooler weather in hilly regions, such as Jerusalem and Safed. Rainfall is relatively heavy in the north and center of the country, with much less in the northern Negev and almost negligible

Regional conditions vary considerably, with humid summers and mild winters on the coast; dry summers and moderately cold winters in the hill regions; hot dry summers and pleasant winters in the Jordan Valley; and year-round semi-desert conditions in the Negev.

 amounts in the southern areas. 

Weather extremes range from occasional winter snowfall in the mountain regions to periodic oppressively hot dry winds that send temperatures soaring, particularly in spring and autumn.

For a table of average annual temperatures - AverageTempIsrael.jpg

For more specific information, contact the Israel Meteorological
Service: click here.​

 

 Sites & Attractions

 
During the springtime snowmelt, many sports are available on the Jordan River, from cal...
Five sandstone pillars at the foot of the western cliff of the Amram crater, at the sou...
Fortress within the walls of the Old City which is a complex of towers surrounded by a ...
The White Mosque. This magnificent mosque was built in 1785 as part of the construction...
The winery was established in 2000 and is located on the Givat Oren – Meister Winery si...
The Marzipan Museum, situated in Kfar Tavor in the Lower Galilee, boasts an exhibit of ...
 

 Accommodations

 
A homey, relatively new inn, located about a kilometer from Kfar Tavor. An excellent st...
​Rising above the entrance to Jerusalem, The Jerusalem Park Plaza is the gateway to the...
The hotel offers regular rooms and suites, a large spa with three outdoor pools, tannin...
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