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Best time to visit Eilat, Israel

Our verdict

The best time to visit Eilat is April-May

Want to know when to travel to Eilat? Based on criteria such as the weather, cost of flights and hotels, and peak travel periods, April-May is the best time to go to Eilat. Don’t just take our word for it though… We’ve put together loads of information below to help you decide, such as a monthly breakdown of the weather, what to pack, when to fly, and much more.

In summer, temperatures can reach as high as 39℃ (102℉) in the middle of the day. In the winter months, it can get down to as low as 5℃ (41℉) at night.

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Eilat, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. February sees the most amount of rain in a month if you’re ok with chancing getting drenched, so if you’re looking to stay dry, visit in July instead.

By the time you finish reading below, you’ll know everything you need to know about the best time to travel to Eilat. Once you’re ready, we’ve even provided all the tools you’ll ever need to help you book your travel!

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

July

Most daylight

July

Eilat seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Eilat as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Eilat 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 Eilat

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 Eilat 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.

Eilat 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 Eilat 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

Eilat in January

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (47℉)
  • Average humidity: 49%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 5mm (0") over 3 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Eilat in January, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Eilat in February

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 43%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 6mm (0") over 3 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Eilat in February, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Eilat in March

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 39%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 4mm (0") over 3 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Eilat in April

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average humidity: 34%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 2 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Eilat in April, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Eilat in May

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 32%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 1 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Eilat in May, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Eilat in June

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (93℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 34%
  • 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 Eilat in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Eilat in July

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 35℃ (96℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 38%
  • 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 Eilat in July, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection for the day, and maybe a very thin sweater for the evenings if you're a cold frog.


Eilat in August

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 36℃ (96℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 41%
  • 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 Eilat in August, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection for the day, and maybe a very thin sweater for the evenings if you're a cold frog.


Eilat in September

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (92℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 47%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 1 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Eilat in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.

Eilat in October

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 45%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 2 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Eilat in October, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Eilat in November

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 48%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 1 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Eilat in November, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Eilat in December

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 50%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 2 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Eilat in December, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Eilat is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 36℃ (96℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Eilat is generally around July. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in July first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Eilat is generally around February, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of February too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Eilat, 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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