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Best time to visit Oman

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The best time to visit Oman is February-April

Based on all the essential things any traveller needs to know about visiting Oman such as the cost of travel, weather, peak travel seasons and many more, February-April is the best time of year to go.

In the summer months, temperatures in Muscat can climb to a maximum of around 38℃ (101℉) during the day. In the winter, temperatures can get down to 17℃ (63℉) around January-time. In other areas of Oman, temperatures might differ so be sure to compare other destinations below.

If you’re keen to see the sights of Oman during the day, the sun stays up the longest around August. The wet season in Oman usually falls during the months surrounding June 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.

Keep reading to find out more detailed information about the seasons and climate in Oman, explore hidden gems and destinations to visit while you’re there, discover our favourite tools to help you find the best options for transport, accommodation, and much more.

Warmest month

June

Least rainfall

September

Most daylight

August

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Oman 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. Oman 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 Oman

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
MusandamOctober-January
22℃
20℃
22℃
21℃
25℃
23℃
28℃
26℃
32℃
29℃
34℃
32℃
34℃
32℃
34℃
32℃
33℃
31℃
31℃
29℃
27℃
25℃
24℃
22℃
MuscatFebruary-April
23℃
19℃
25℃
20℃
28℃
23℃
32℃
27℃
36℃
31℃
37℃
32℃
36℃
31℃
35℃
30℃
34℃
29℃
33℃
27℃
28℃
23℃
25℃
21℃
SalalahFebruary-March
26℃
17℃
26℃
18℃
29℃
21℃
31℃
23℃
32℃
25℃
32℃
26℃
29℃
24℃
29℃
24℃
30℃
24℃
31℃
23℃
29℃
22℃
27℃
19℃
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Top FAQs

Oman is in Middle East.
The warmest month of the year in Muscat, one of the most popular places to visit in Oman, is June.
The driest month of the year in Muscat, Oman, is usually around September each year.

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