Israel
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Israel

The best time to visit Israel is from March until November, when you will have a pleasant till hot temperature and none till limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Israel is 34°C in August and the lowest is 17°C in January.

Israel has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Israel or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average Israel weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 17 19 21 26 29 32 33 34 32 29 23 19
Precipitation (mm) 9 11 14 2 3 0 0 0 1 7 13 18

Climate data from city: Jerusalem




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Israel weather

The Israel weather for will be 30° till 36° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

The Israel weather forecast is based on the weather conditions in the city of Jerusalem.

Israel 14 day weather forecast

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Tuesday
24 may
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31°C
15°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
SW
11
Wednesday
25 may
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30°C
15°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
WSW
11
Thursday
26 may
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30°C
18°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
NW
11
Friday
27 may
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33°C
18°C
0 mm
0%
5 Bft
NW
11
Saturday
28 may
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32°C
19°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
WNW
11


Climate Israel

Israel has the desert climate prevailing. The daytime temperature is warm to hot, while it can also be cold at night. You won't have rain here anytime soon. The average annual temperature for Israel is 26° degrees and there is about 79 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 316 days a year with an average humidity of 54% and an UV-index of 6.

Israel

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 17 19 21 26 29 32 33 34 32 29 23 19
Night temp. (°C) 10 10 12 14 18 21 23 24 22 20 16 11
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 9 11 14 2 3 0 0 0 1 7 13 18
Days with rain 6 6 5 3 2 - 1 - 1 3 5 6
Dry days 25 22 26 27 29 30 30 31 29 28 25 25
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 6 7 8 12 12 12 12 13 10 10 8 7
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 4 4 4 6 6 7 7 7 7 6 5 4

Climate data from city: Jerusalem

Israel weather by month

What is the average Israel weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Israel?

Israel lies in a straight line about 16,278 km from New Zealand (Wellington → Jerusalem).

How long is the flight to Israel?

The flight time from Auckland Airport to Israel is approximately 20 h. 30 min.

What are the largest airports in Israel?

These are the largest airports in Israel:

  • Ben Gurion International Airport – Tel Aviv
  • Sde Dov Airport – Tel Aviv
  • Haifa International Airport – Haifa
  • Ramon Airport – Eilat
  • Ovda International Airport – Eilat

How many inhabitants are there in Israel?

Israel has approximately 8,875,000 inhabitants.

How big is Israel?

The area of Israel is around 26,990 km². It is 10x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Israel?

The capital of Israel is Jerusalem.

What is the currency of Israel?

In Israel the Israeli new shekel (ILS) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 24 May 2022

  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 2.32 Israeli new shekel
  • 1 Israeli new shekel = 0.43 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 231.54 Israeli new shekel
  • 100 Israeli new shekel = 43.19 New Zealand dollar

What is the area code of Israel?

The area code to call Israel is +972.