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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

 
One of Israel's largest concentrations of water fowl. Attracts herons and cormorants in...
The Western Wall is the last remnant of Jerusalem’s Second Temple, which was destroyed ...
Susya At this ancient mountain village on the edge of the desert you’ll see remains o...
Museum located close to the Air Force Pilots School at Hatzerim displaying 150 aircraft...
The combination of the coast and large area of pools creates interesting bird watching ...
Tel Lachish Walking the path up to biblical Tel Lachish, surrounded by the vineyards g...
 

Accommodations

 
The Agron Guest House is situated in the heart of the Jerusalem and as such it is ideal...
Beit She’an Guest House is located close to the center of Beit She’an in the Jordan Val...
Various-sized units in an old Arab house, from single rooms to six-person family suites...
Located in the hotel complex on the North Beach, a short walking distance from the othe...
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