6 Best Resorts in Israel

Israel is the country in Near East. Its western part is washed by the Mediterranean Sea and its Sothern tip reaches gulf of Akaba (the Red Sea). Most of the countries territory lies on the Negev Plateau. It is flat highland with arid climate. Also there are smooth hills and short mountains of Galilee and coastal plains.

In general climate of Israel is considered as humid Mediterranean, but actually there are several regions with different weather conditions. Vast majority of resorts in Israel are located on coast of the Mediterranean, the Dead and the Red Seas. Naturally climate near the sea is more humid (except extremely salty Dead Sea) and more comfortable.


Climate and Season

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Eilat

Eilat is one of the most recognized resorts in Israel. It is situated on coast of the Red Sea. There are almost no ancient sights, but there is warm and dry weather along with beautiful and clean sea. The Red Sea near Eilat is perfect for diving, surfing and regular seaside activities.

The sea is shaded by magnificent drown mountains. There are several wonders of nature there. Most popular of them are the Amram’s Pillars, the King Solomon’s gorge and the Red Gorge.

Climate in Eilat by Seasons

Eilat has arid desert climate with hot weather with almost complete absence of rain. Begging of spring is the threshold of somewhat comfortable weather. Also it is one of two seasons with some amount of rain if total of 6 mm (0.2”) per season can be count as rain. Temperature starts at 27 °C (80 °F) and then grows to 36 °C (97 °F) by the end of the season. Summertime is even hotter with averages of 38-40 °C (100-104 °F). Nights bring some relief with averages of 20-22 °C (68-71 °F).

Through autumn temperature drops from 38 °C (100-82 °F) to 28 °C (82 °F) and still no rain. Winter days in Eilat have pleasant temperate of 22 °C (71 °F). Cue to features of desert climate nights are much colder with 8 °C (46 °F) or even lower. Winter has couple of millimeters of precipitation too.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
15°C
59°F
16°C
62°F
20°C
68°F
23°C
74°F
27°C
80°F
31°C
87°F
-
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
32°C
90°F
32°C
90°F
30°C
86°F
26°C
79°F
22°C
71°F
17°C
62°F
- -

t° - average;  ⌘ - excursion

Water Temperature and Seasonality

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
22°C
72°F
21°C
70°F
21°C
70°F
23°C
73°F
24°C
75°F
23°C
73°F
- -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
25°C
77°F
26°C
79°F
25°C
77°F
24°C
75°F
23°C
73°F
23°C
73°F

t° - average;  ⛱ - beach

Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv is the biggest city in Israel. The metropolis is situated on coast of the Mediterranean Sea. Nowadays Tel Aviv is the center of culture, trade, industry, sport and entertainment of modern Israel. But main attractions of the city are long beaches of smooth sand, the gentle sea and mild weather. It is the city of countless entertainments and long summers.

Climate in Tel Aviv by Seasons

Unlike majority of localities of Israel Tel Aviv has drier variation Mediterranean climate with influence of dry and hot inland air. Spring starts with quite pleasant temperature of 22 °C (71 °F) afternoon but every day is warmer than precious and eventually temperature reaches marks of 31-16 °C (88-61 °F). In the middle of summer afternoons are as warm as 35 °C (95 °F) and nights have around 21 °C (70 °F). Rains are absent blown away by hot and dry inland air.

Autumn brings back cooler days and some precipitation. Temperature drop follows from 33 °C (91 °F) to 25 °C (77 °F). Winter days are much cooler than summer with daily range of 18-8 °C (64-46 °F). Significant difference of daytime and nighttime temperatures is typical for regions with dry weather.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
13°C
56°F
14°C
57°F
17°C
61°F
19°C
66°F
21°C
70°F
23°C
74°F
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
26°C
79°F
27°C
81°F
26°C
78°F
23°C
73°F
19°C
66°F
15°C
59°F

t° - average;  ⌘ - excursion

Water Temperature and Seasonality

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
19°C
66°F
18°C
64°F
18°C
64°F
19°C
66°F
22°C
72°F
25°C
77°F
- - - -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
28°C
82°F
29°C
84°F
28°C
82°F
27°C
81°F
24°C
75°F
21°C
70°F
-

t° - average;  ⛱ - beach


The Dead Sea

The Dead Sea

The Dead and its coasts are unique natural wonder. First of all it is the lowest place on the Earth. It is situated at altitude of 430 m (1410 ft.) below sea level. Concentration of oxygen there is 15% higher than usual. In addition it is one of the saltiest bodies of water. Water of the sea is so dense that human body floats on its surface. The air and the sea has enormous curative potential and just beautiful to watch.

Climate of the Dead Sea by Seasons

Weather around the Dead Sea is dry and sunny, but UV exposure there is lower due to lowest altitude. Spring kicks in with average of 25 °C (77 °F), but with course of the season temperature grows up to 35 °C (95 °F). Last bits of rain are falling in first half of spring. In summer afternoon heat reaches 40 °C (104 °F) and there is no precipitation.

Autumn provides some relief from heat with gradual reduction of temperature to 28 °C (82 °F) in November. Cooling continues until the middle of January when daytime averages drop down to 21 °C (70 °F) at afternoon and 10 °C (50 °F) at night. There is some rain in winter but total amount of it is almost neglectable.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
20°C
68°F
22°C
72°F
25°C
77°F
29°C
84°F
34°C
93°F
37°C
99°F
⛹!
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
39°C
102°F
38°C
100°F
37°C
99°F
32°C
90°F
27°C
81°F
22°C
72°F
⛹! ⛹! ⛹!

t° - average (daytime);  ⛹ - health;  ! - hot

Water Temperature and Seasonality

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
22°C
72°F
22°C
72°F
23°C
73°F
24°C
75°F
28°C
82°F
30°C
86°F
- - - -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
33°C
91°F
34°C
93°F
33°C
91°F
29°C
84°F
26°C
79°F
23°C
73°F
- - ⛱! -

t° - average;  ⛱ - beach;  ! - hot

Tiberias

Tiberias

Tiberias is one of four sacred Jewish cities. It is situated in north-eastern part of Israel on western coast of the Sea of Galilee. The city has vivid, long and mostly tragic history. But modern Tiberias is fast developing resort city with mineral spring and spa resorts, picturesque neighborhoods and great future.

Climate in Tiberias by Seasons

Tiberias has hot Mediterranean climate that borders with semi-arid type of climate. First shoulder season is marked by grows of temperature and reduction of rain from tiny bit to nothing. Spring temperature starts with 23 °C (73 °F) and rises to 32 °C (89 °F) by the end of the season. Summer average high temperature is at 37 °C (98 °F) and there’s no precipitation at all.

In autumn rains return with gradual growth of monthly amount of precipitation. Course of annual changes of weather results drop of temperature to around 26 °C (79 °F) in November. Winter provides the city with full scaled showers and temperature of 18 °C (64 °F) in January and slightly warmer around it.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
13°C
56°F
14°C
57°F
16°C
61°F
20°C
68°F
24°C
76°F
27°C
81°F
-
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
29°C
85°F
29°C
85°F
28°C
82°F
25°C
77°F
20°C
68°F
15°C
59°F
- - -

t° - average;  ⛹ - vacation


Netanya

Netanya

Netanya is young and prosperous resort on coast of the Mediterranean Sea. It is situated in some 30 km (18 mi.) to north from Tel Aviv. The city is stretched along the coast and has total of 14 km (8.7 mi.) of beaches. Some of them are located under limestone cliffs, but all are clean and comfortable. It is convenient base for exploration of the country for most of attractions are reachable from Netanya.

Climate Netanya by Seasons

Netanya shares milder Mediterranean climate with Tel Aviv. Influence of dry and hot inland air is there too. Through spring and summer air warms up from 22 °C (71 °F) to 34 °C (93 °F). Precipitation disappears in late May and will be out until late October. Nights are fairly cooler with growth of temperature from 9 °C (48 °F) to 22 °C (71 °F) through respective period.

Time between September and January is the period of constant cooling and growth of precipitation. At lowest point afternoon temperature is 18 °C (64 °F) and it is even cooler at night 8 °C (46 °F). Comparing to summer it rains a lot, but actual amount of precipitation is less than humble.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
13°C
56°F
14°C
57°F
15°C
59°F
18°C
64°F
21°C
70°F
24°C
74°F
- -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
25°C
78°F
26°C
79°F
25°C
77°F
23°C
73°F
19°C
67°F
15°C
59°F
- -

t° - average;  ⛹ - health

Water Temperature and Seasonality

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
19°C
66°F
18°C
64°F
18°C
64°F
19°C
66°F
22°C
72°F
25°C
77°F
- - - -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
28°C
82°F
29°C
84°F
29°C
84°F
27°C
81°F
24°C
75°F
21°C
70°F
- -

t° - average;  ⛱ - beach

Haifa

Haifa

Haifa is the picturesque resort on slope of the legendary Mount Carmel. It is blown by gentle Mediterranean winds and lit by bright sun. The city is situated in 100 km (62 mi.) to north from Tel Aviv. Along with several great beaches there are many magnificent churches of all imaginable Christian confessions, mosques and temples.

Haifa Climate by Season

Last, but definitely not the least coastal resort of Israel has same hot and dry variation of Mediterranean climate as previous one. Warming that usually starts in late January passes mark of 30 °C (86 °F) in late May and reaches 34 °C (93 °F) in the middle of July. Last bits of rain are falling in May too and summer is usually completely dry.

By the end of autumn temperature drops to 25 °C (77 °F) and hits 17 °C (62 °F) at its lowest point in the middle of winter. Rains return in second half of autumn and winter is the rainiest season, though actual monthly amounts of it are not higher than 5 cm or around 2 inches.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
14°C
57°F
14°C
58°F
16°C
61°F
19°C
66°F
23°C
73°F
25°C
77°F
- -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
27°C
81°F
28°C
82°F
27°C
80°F
24°C
75°F
20°C
69°F
16°C
60°F
- -

t° - average;  ⛹ - health

Water Temperature and Seasonality

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
19°C
66°F
18°C
64°F
18°C
64°F
19°C
66°F
22°C
72°F
25°C
77°F
- - - -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
28°C
82°F
29°C
84°F
29°C
84°F
27°C
81°F
23°C
73°F
21°C
70°F
- -

t° - average;  ⛱ - beach