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Best time to visit Beirut, Lebanon

Our verdict

The best time to visit Beirut is April-May

Based on a number of criteria such as the weather conditions, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, April-May is the best time to go to Beirut.

During the warmer months, temperatures in Beirut can rise to a maximum of 30℃ (86℉). The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Beirut is around 9℃ (48℉).

If you’re keen to work on your tan in Beirut, you’re most likely get the longest days between sun-up and sun-down around July. On average it rains the most days in January, 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.

Keep reading to find all the info you need (and none of the stuff you don’t) about the best times to go to Beirut. By the time you get to the bottom, you’ll be ready to start booking your trip.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

August

Most daylight

July

Beirut seasons

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

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 Beirut 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.

Beirut 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 Beirut 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

Beirut in January

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 64%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 113mm (4") over 13 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Beirut in February

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average humidity: 64%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 63mm (2") over 11 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Beirut in March

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 63%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 47mm (2") over 10 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Beirut in March, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Beirut in April

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 63%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 22mm (1") over 8 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Beirut in May

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 62%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 8mm (0") over 4 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Beirut 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.


Beirut in June

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 1 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

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


Beirut in July

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • 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 Beirut in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Beirut in August

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • 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 Beirut in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Beirut in September

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 66%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 1 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

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

Beirut in October

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 59%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 5 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

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


Beirut in November

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 55%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 5 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

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


Beirut in December

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 61%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 102mm (4") over 12 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Beirut in December, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Beirut is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 29℃ (83℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Beirut is generally around August. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in August first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Beirut is generally around January, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of January too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Beirut, 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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