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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

 
. Mount Herzl. The State of Israel’s national cemetery was named after the state visio...
There are three Churches of the Ascension built on the Mount of Olives, and this chapel...
Dominus Flevit (meaning "The Lord Wept") is a beautiful teardrop chapel which...
This marvelous church is a landmark of the city of Jerusalem, and is the site where the...
The House of Representatives of the State of Israel, comprising a plenary, conference r...
The best-known rooftop in Jaffa – thanks to Peter’s famous vision – belongs to the Hous...
 

Accommodations

 
This small hotel offers a relaxed atmosphere in which guests can enjoy a spa, health fa...
​The Sheraton Tel Aviv Hotel & Towers is spectacularly located on the shorefront pr...
The HI-Mitzpe Ramon Hostel is set on the cliffs of the spectacular Makhtesh Ramon (crat...
​The new Mercure Tel-Aviv , Offers its guests a perfect location, a short walking dista...
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