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Israel Weather

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Israel has a Mediterranean climate characterized by long, hot, dry summers and short, cool, rainy winters (as modified locally by altitude and latitude). January is the coldest month with temperatures from 5-10˚C (41-50˚F), and August is the hottest month at 18-38˚C (64.4-100.4˚F). About 70% of the average rainfall in the country falls between November and March; June through August are often rainless. Rainfall is unevenly distributed, decreasing sharply as one moves southward. In the extreme south, rainfall averages less than 100 mm annually; in the north, the average annual rainfall is 1,128mm. During January and February, it may take the form of snow at the higher elevations of the central highlands, including Jerusalem.



Israel Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy-to-navigate travel information section dedicated to Israel.

Learn about the history and culture of Israel, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Israel's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, and 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information, will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Israel for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Israel tours today!


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AfricaExperts is the exclusive division of Goway that specializes in planning and organizing Israel tours and experiences. Choose from a simple city stopover, a locally escorted tour, a holiday of a lifetime tour, a stay of distinction and more. Our GroupsOnly team is experts at arranging Faith Based Itineraries to the Holyland. We want to be your first choice when next you go globetrotting to Israel

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