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Best time to visit Salalah, Oman

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The best time to visit Salalah is February-March

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

During the warmer months, temperatures in Salalah can rise to a maximum of 34℃ (93℉). In the winter, temperatures can get down to 16℃ (61℉) around January.

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Salalah, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in May are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Salalah in May – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Continue reading to find out loads more about when to travel to Salalah, then use the handy tools below to search for the best flight and hotel options that are right for you.

Warmest month

June

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

May

Salalah seasons

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

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 Salalah 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.

Salalah 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 Salalah 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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OCT
NOV
DEC

Salalah in January

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 54%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 1 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

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


Salalah in February

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 54%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 0 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

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


Salalah in March

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 54%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 2 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

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


Salalah in April

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 57%
  • 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 Salalah in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Salalah in May

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 66%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 46mm (2") over 3 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Salalah in June

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 3 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Salalah in July

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 7mm (0") over 6 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Salalah in August

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 5mm (0") over 4 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

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


Salalah in September

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 4 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

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

Salalah in October

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 60%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 6mm (0") over 2 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

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


Salalah in November

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 56%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 2 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

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


Salalah in December

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 49%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 1 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Salalah is usually June, where temperatures tend to rise to around 32℃ (90℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Salalah is generally around February. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in February first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Salalah is generally around May, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of May too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Salalah, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in May are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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