Israel Climate

Source: The Meteorological Service

Israel is on a “climatic crossroad”, which is a transitional area between a temperate and arid climate. The southern and eastern areas of Israel are characterized by an arid climate, while the other areas are characterized by a Mediterranean climate. Due to this climatic formation, there is high variability in the amount of precipitation from year to year, and in the different areas of the country.

The greatest amount of rain in the 2009/10 rain-year was recorded at Newe Ativ – 1,040 mm. The least amount of rain in the 2009/10 rain-year was recorded in Elat – 25 mm.

The highest temperature recorded in 2010: 49.0oc in Gilgal (20.8.2010) The lowest temperature recorded in 2010: -6.9 oc in Merom Golan (6.2.2010)

Did you know? The highest temperature ever recorded in Israel was 54 °C. This temperature was recorded inTiratZvion21June1942.

The lowest temperature ever recorded in Israel was -13.7 °C. This temperature was recorded in the Bet Netofa Valley on 7 February 1950.

Cities: Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Jerusalem C
F
6-11C
43-53
7-14
44-57
8-16
44-61
12-21
53-69
15-25
60-77
17-27
63-81
19-29
66-84
19-29
66-86
18-28
65-82
16-26
60-78
12-19
54-67
8-14
47-56
Tel Aviv,
Netanya,
Herzliya
C
F
9-18
49-65
9-19
48-66
10-20
51-69
12-22
54-72
17-25
63-77
19-28
67-83
21-30
70-86
22-30
72-86
20-31
69-89
15-28
59-83
12-25
54-76
9-19
47-66
Haifa C
F
8-17
46-63
9-18
47-64
8-21
47-70
13-26
55-78
15-25
58-76
18-28
64-82
20-30
68-86
21-30
70-86
20-30
68-85
16-27
60-81
13-23
56-74
9-18
48-65
Tiberias C
F
9-18
48-65
9-20
49-67
11-22
51-72
13-27
56-80
17-32
62-89
20-35
68-95
23-37
73-98
24-37
75-99
22-35
71-95
19-32
65-89
15-26
59-78
11-20
53-68
Eilat C
F
10-21
49-70
11-23
51-73
13-26
56-79
17-31
63-87
21-35
69-95
24-37
75-99
25-40
77-103
26-40
79-104
24-36
75-98
20-33
69-92
16-28
61-83
11-23
51-74
Dead Sea C
F
11-20
53-68
13-22
56-72
16-25
61-78
20-29
68-85
24-34
75-93
27-37
80-99
28-38
83-102
29-38
83-101
27-36
81-96
24-32
75-90
18-26
65-80
13-21
56-71

 

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