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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

 
The quiet cove of Tabgha on the northern shore of the Sea of Galilee is the scene of ma...
On the shores of the Sea of Galilee (Kinneret), Tiberias offers water sports, Jewish an...
David Ben-Gurion (1886-1973), Israel’s first prime minister, dreamed of settling the Ne...
Located on the grounds of Kibbutz Ginnosar on the Sea of Galilee, the museum is named a...
This wall, carefully preserved amid modern construction in Jerusalem’s Jewish Quarter g...
A regional museum for nature, Israeli geography and archaeology. A range of exhibitions...
 

Accommodations

 
Luxury hotel offering both suites and family rooms, all facing the sea or the swimming-...
The hotel has rooms for couples and families, a swimming-pool and a bar, and provides b...
Family hotel close to the sea shore, and within a walking distance from the shopping ce...
Basic rooms for two or three people and seven larger suites. The hotel's spa has a cove...
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