Israel – Weather Information

Israel enjoys a long, warm, and dry summers (April-October), generally mild winters (November-March) with somewhat drier, cooler weather in hilly regions, such as Jerusalem and Safed. Rainfall (we have like 20-25 rainy days in a year) is relatively heavy in the north and center of the country (like 800-1000 mm per year), with much less in the northern Negev and almost negligible. (up to 80 mm of rain in a year)

Regional conditions vary considerably, with humid summers and mild winters on the coast; dry summers and 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 more specific information, contact the Israel Meteorological
Service: click here.​