Climate and Average Weather Year Round in Israel

We show the climate in Israel by comparing the average weather in 3 representative places: Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, and Eilat.

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Average High and Low Temperature in Israel

Average High and Low Temperature in IsraelJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec40°F40°F50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°F80°F80°F90°F90°F100°F100°F664185537549638110369NowNowJerusalemJerusalemTel AvivTel AvivEilatEilat
The daily average high and low air temperature at 2 meters above the ground.
HighJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Jerusalem 53°F55°F61°F70°F77°F82°F84°F85°F82°F76°F66°F57°F
Tel Aviv 63°F65°F68°F74°F79°F83°F85°F86°F85°F81°F74°F67°F
Eilat 69°F72°F78°F87°F95°F101°F103°F103°F98°F90°F80°F72°F
LowJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Jerusalem 41°F42°F46°F51°F57°F62°F65°F66°F63°F59°F51°F44°F
Tel Aviv 50°F50°F53°F57°F63°F69°F73°F75°F72°F67°F59°F52°F
Eilat 50°F53°F58°F65°F72°F77°F80°F80°F77°F71°F61°F53°F

Jerusalem

Average Hourly Temperature in JerusalemJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowvery coldcoldcoldcoolcomfortablewarm

Tel Aviv

Average Hourly Temperature in Tel AvivJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowcoldcoolcoolcomfortablewarmhotcoldcold

Eilat

Average Hourly Temperature in EilatJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowcoldcoolcoolcoolcoolcomfortablewarmhothotswelteringcoldcomfortable
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Chance of Clearer Skies in Israel

Chance of Clearer Skies in IsraelJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%1007199NowNowJerusalemJerusalemTel AvivTel AvivEilatEilat
The percentage of time the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy (i.e., less than 60% of the sky is covered by clouds).
Clearer SkiesJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Jerusalem 75%77%78%77%83%97%100%100%98%86%75%72%
Tel Aviv 71%73%75%75%82%97%100%100%98%84%73%69%
Eilat 77%78%80%77%81%97%98%99%98%87%76%73%

Daily Chance of Precipitation in Israel

Daily Chance of Precipitation in IsraelJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%245NowNowJerusalemJerusalemTel AvivTel AvivEilatEilat
The percentage of days in which precipitation is observed, excluding trace quantities.
Days of Precip.JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Jerusalem 6.5d5.8d4.0d1.5d0.4d0.0d0.0d0.1d0.1d1.3d3.7d5.3d
Tel Aviv 7.4d6.1d4.3d1.7d0.4d0.0d0.0d0.1d0.2d1.7d4.3d6.3d
Eilat 1.3d1.0d0.8d0.3d0.2d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.1d0.5d0.6d1.0d

Average Monthly Rainfall in Israel

Average Monthly Rainfall in IsraelJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0.0 in0.0 in0.5 in0.5 in1.0 in1.0 in1.5 in1.5 in2.0 in2.0 in2.5 in2.5 in1.82.30.3NowNowJerusalemJerusalemTel AvivTel AvivEilatEilat
The average rainfall accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question.
RainfallJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Jerusalem 1.8″1.6″1.1″0.4″0.1″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.3″0.9″1.6″
Tel Aviv 2.2″1.9″1.3″0.4″0.1″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.4″1.3″2.1″
Eilat 0.3″0.2″0.2″0.1″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.1″0.1″0.1″0.2″

Hours of Daylight in Israel

Hours of Daylight in IsraelJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec4 hr4 hr6 hr6 hr8 hr8 hr10 hr10 hr12 hr12 hr14 hr14 hr16 hr16 hr18 hr18 hr20 hr20 hr14.210.1NowNowJerusalemJerusalemTel AvivTel AvivEilatEilat
The number of hours during which the Sun is at least partly above the horizon.
DaylightJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Jerusalem 10.3h11.1h12.0h13.0h13.8h14.2h14.0h13.3h12.3h11.4h10.5h10.1h
Tel Aviv 10.3h11.1h12.0h13.0h13.8h14.2h14.0h13.3h12.3h11.4h10.5h10.1h
Eilat 10.5h11.2h12.0h12.9h13.7h14.0h13.8h13.2h12.3h11.4h10.7h10.3h

Chance of Muggy Conditions in Israel

Chance of Muggy Conditions in IsraelJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%14959NowNowTel AvivTel AvivEilatEilat
The percentage of time that is muggy, oppressive, or miserable (i.e., a dew point greater than 65°F).
Muggy daysJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Jerusalem 0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.1d1.5d3.9d1.7d0.2d0.0d0.0d
Tel Aviv 0.0d0.0d0.0d0.3d4.0d16.7d27.6d28.8d20.6d9.0d1.1d0.0d
Eilat 0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.1d0.9d2.2d2.0d0.8d0.1d0.0d

Average Wind Speed in Israel

Average Wind Speed in IsraelJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph0 mph1 mph1 mph2 mph2 mph3 mph3 mph4 mph4 mph5 mph5 mph6 mph6 mph7 mph7 mph8 mph8 mph9 mph9 mph10 mph10 mph7.66.49.27.59.87.3NowNowJerusalemJerusalemTel AvivTel AvivEilatEilat
The average of mean hourly wind speeds at 10 meters above the ground.
Wind Speed (mph)JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Jerusalem 6.87.17.06.86.97.47.57.37.06.56.66.6
Tel Aviv 8.99.08.57.87.68.08.28.08.18.08.48.7
Eilat 7.78.38.78.79.09.69.29.28.97.67.57.4

Average Water Temperature in Israel

Average Water Temperature in IsraelJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec60°F60°F65°F65°F70°F70°F75°F75°F80°F80°F85°F85°F83638169NowNowJerusalemJerusalemTel AvivTel AvivEilatEilat
The daily average wide-area surface water temperature.
Water Temp.JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Jerusalem 65°F63°F63°F66°F70°F76°F80°F82°F82°F79°F74°F69°F
Tel Aviv 65°F63°F63°F65°F70°F76°F80°F82°F82°F79°F74°F69°F
Eilat 71°F70°F70°F71°F74°F77°F80°F81°F80°F78°F75°F73°F

Tourism Score in Israel

Tourism Score in IsraelJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810109.11.58.75.18.43.5NowNowJerusalemJerusalemTel AvivTel AvivEilatEilat
The tourism score, which favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F.

Beach/Pool Score in Israel

Beach/Pool Score in IsraelJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810108.89.50.48.91.5NowNowJerusalemJerusalemTel AvivTel AvivEilatEilat
The beach/pool score, which favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F.

Growing Season in Israel

Growing Season in IsraelJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%20%20%40%40%60%60%80%80%100%100%NowNowJerusalemJerusalemTel AvivTel AvivEilatEilat
The percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season, defined as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

Growing Degree Days in Israel

Growing Degree Days in IsraelJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec2,000°F2,000°F4,000°F4,000°F6,000°F6,000°F8,000°F8,000°F10,000°F10,000°FNowNowJerusalemJerusalemTel AvivTel AvivEilatEilat
The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of the year, where growing degree days are defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature (50°F in this case).

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in Israel

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in IsraelJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh8 kWh8 kWh9 kWh9 kWh8.63.03.7NowNowJerusalemJerusalemTel AvivTel Aviv
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter.
Solar Energy (kWh)JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Jerusalem 3.44.35.76.97.98.58.47.76.65.13.83.1
Tel Aviv 3.24.15.56.87.78.48.37.66.54.93.63.0
Eilat 4.15.16.47.48.18.78.57.96.95.64.43.7

This report illustrates the typical weather for Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, and Eilat year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

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