Best weather to visit Israel

Winter in Israel 2024-2025

Mild and warm winters are an excellent time to visit Israel

Best time: November–March


Israel has a Mediterranean climate with hot dry summers and short cool and wet winters. Especially this concerns north and coastal areas. Southern and eastern areas of Israel have an arid climate with colder winters and less rain.

Rains arrive in Israel in November and last until March with peaks in December through February. Most rains fall in the North. From the Negev Desert to Eilat rains are much less common. Snow is possible in the mountains from December.

Eilat, located in the South of Israel, near the Red Sea, is warm and suitable for beach holidays all year round.