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Best time to visit Lebanon

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The best time to visit Lebanon is April-May

Want to know when to travel to Lebanon? 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 Lebanon. 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.

The warmest month of the year in Beirut, Lebanon is August, where the average maximum temperature gets to around 29℃ (83℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 30℃ (86℉) on the hottest days of summer. The temperature at night in the winter can drop to as low as 9℃ (48℉), although this can differ at other destinations across Lebanon depending on the geography.

The sun stays up the longest in Lebanon in July, so you’ll get the most out of your daytime activities if you visit around this time. The wet season in Lebanon usually falls during the months surrounding January each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

For more information about when to travel to Lebanon, the monthly weather breakdown for the top travel destinations, and the best information and tools to book your trip, continue reading below.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

August

Most daylight

July

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Lebanon seasons

Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Lebanon is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:

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

Best time to visit the top destinations in Lebanon

We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.

CityBest time to visitJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
BeirutApril-May
15℃
11℃
16℃
12℃
17℃
13℃
20℃
15℃
24℃
18℃
26℃
21℃
28℃
23℃
29℃
24℃
27℃
23℃
25℃
21℃
21℃
17℃
17℃
14℃
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Top FAQs

Lebanon is in Middle East.

Check out these guides for the top must-see destinations in Lebanon:

The warmest month of the year in Beirut, one of the most popular places to visit in Lebanon, is August.
The driest month of the year in Beirut, Lebanon, is usually around August each year.

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