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Best time to visit Manama, Bahrain

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The best time to visit Manama is March-May

If you’re looking to travel to Manama for your next trip but aren’t sure when to go and when to avoid, this article is all you’ll need. The best time to visit Manama is March-May due to the excellent all-round weather conditions, and it’s also not during the height of peak travel periods, so it’s not likely to be as busy.

In summer, the temperature in Manama can rise as high as 39℃ (102℉). The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Manama is around 15℃ (59℉).

If you’re keen to see the sights of Manama during the day, the sun stays up the longest around July. On average it rains the most days in November, making it the wettest month of the year. Although it’s the wet season, it can often rain a little bit during the day or evening but have fine weather for a majority of the day too, so don’t let this put you off.

Continue reading to find out more about when to visit Manama, including the climate, seasonal info, what to pack, FAQs, and the best tools to help you plan and book your next vacation.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

June

Most daylight

July

Manama seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Manama as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Manama is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Manama

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Manama for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Manama climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Manama for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Manama in January

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 61%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 10mm (0") over 3 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Manama in January, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Manama in February

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 61%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 9mm (0") over 3 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Manama in February, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Manama in March

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 58%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 11mm (0") over 5 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Manama in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Manama in April

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 55%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 9mm (0") over 6 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Manama in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Manama in May

  • Average temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average humidity: 50%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 1 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Manama in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Manama in June

  • Average temperature: 34℃ (93℉)
  • Average high temperature: 35℃ (95℉)
  • Average low temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average humidity: 49%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 0 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Manama in June, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection as it's really hot all day and night.


Manama in July

  • Average temperature: 35℃ (95℉)
  • Average high temperature: 37℃ (98℉)
  • Average low temperature: 34℃ (92℉)
  • Average humidity: 52%
  • Average sunny days: 31 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 0 days
31 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Manama in July, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection as it's really hot all day and night.


Manama in August

  • Average temperature: 35℃ (95℉)
  • Average high temperature: 37℃ (98℉)
  • Average low temperature: 34℃ (93℉)
  • Average humidity: 58%
  • Average sunny days: 31 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 0 days
31 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Manama in August, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection as it's really hot all day and night.


Manama in September

  • Average temperature: 34℃ (93℉)
  • Average high temperature: 35℃ (95℉)
  • Average low temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average humidity: 58%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 0 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Manama in September, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection as it's really hot all day and night.

Manama in October

  • Average temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average humidity: 58%
  • Average sunny days: 31 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 0 days
31 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Manama in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Manama in November

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 59%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 14mm (1") over 4 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Manama in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Manama in December

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (72℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 62%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 8mm (0") over 3 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Manama in December, make sure you pack t-shirts and maybe a light jumper for the evenings.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Manama is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 37℃ (98℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Manama is generally around June. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in June first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Manama is generally around November, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of November too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Manama, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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