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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

 
David Ben-Gurion (1886-1973), Israel’s first prime minister, dreamed of settling the Ne...
On the shores of the Sea of Galilee (Kinneret), Tiberias offers water sports, Jewish an...
The Room of the Last Supper – The Coenaculum. According to Christian tradition, already...
The quiet cove of Tabgha on the northern shore of the Sea of Galilee is the scene of ma...
The Sephardic Synagogue of the Ari is Safed's oldest house of prayer, built almost 300 ...
Manta Dive Center is a club and a diving school which offers a range of activities for...
 

Accommodations

 
Intimate hotel part of which was built in 1948. Breakfast is served in the hotel dining...
​Is a group of three prestigious wooden cabins and suite – each one unique with its own...
The hotel is located within walking distance of the Old City, and its décor combines th...
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