When is the best time to go to Eilat

Best time to go
OK time to go
Worst time to go

The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Eilat, Israel. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

Average temperatures in Eilat

Eilat weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Eilat are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Eilat January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
16°C 5mm 8.2hrs 11.3hrs 21°C

The climate in Eilat during January can be summarized as mild and very dry.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Eilat for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

January is in the winter in Eilat and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 18°C (65°F), whilst at night 7°C (44°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Eilat with around 5mm 0.2 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Eilat weather in January »

February

Eilat February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
18°C 8mm 9.1hrs 12hrs 20°C

February in Eilat is generally very dry with the temperature being mild.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Eilat for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

February is in the winter in Eilat and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 20°C (69°F), whilst at night 8°C (46°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Eilat with around 8mm 0.3 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Eilat weather in February »

March

Eilat March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
21°C 6mm 9.6hrs 12.7hrs 21°C

The weather in March in Eilat is characteristically mild and very dry.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of fairly acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Eilat.

March is in the spring in Eilat and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 24°C (74°F), whilst at night 11°C (51°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Eilat with around 6mm 0.2 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Eilat weather in March »

April

Eilat April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
26°C 4mm 10.6hrs 13.7hrs 22°C

Eilat's weather in April is typically warm and very dry in nature.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Eilat, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

April is in the spring in Eilat and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 15°C (59°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Eilat with around 4mm 0.2 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Eilat weather in April »

May

Eilat May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
30°C 2mm 12.1hrs 14.4hrs 24°C

May is a very dry month in Eilat and the temperature is generally hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Eilat for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

May is in the spring in Eilat and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 33°C (92°F), whilst at night 18°C (65°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Eilat with around 2mm 0.1 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 12.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Eilat weather in May »

June

Eilat June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
32°C 0mm 13.9hrs 11.3hrs 26°C

The weather in June in Eilat is characteristically very hot and very dry.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Eilat for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

June is in the summer in Eilat and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 36°C (97°F), whilst at night 21°C (69°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Eilat with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 13.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Eilat weather in June »

July

Eilat July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
33°C 0mm 13.8hrs 12hrs 27°C

July in Eilat is generally very dry with the temperature being very hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Eilat for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

July is in the summer in Eilat and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 37°C (99°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Eilat with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 13.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Eilat weather in July »

August

Eilat August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
33°C 0mm 13.2hrs 12.7hrs 28°C

The weather in August in Eilat is characteristically very hot and very dry.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Eilat for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

August is in the summer in Eilat and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 37°C (98°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Eilat with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 13.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Eilat weather in August »

September

Eilat September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
31°C 0mm 12.2hrs 13.7hrs 28°C

Eilat's weather in September is typically hot and arid in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Eilat for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

September is in the fall / autumn in Eilat and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 35°C (94°F), whilst at night 21°C (69°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Eilat with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a arid time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 12.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Eilat weather in September »

October

Eilat October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 5mm 10.8hrs 14.4hrs 27°C

October is a very dry month in Eilat and the temperature is generally hot.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Eilat, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

October is in the fall / autumn in Eilat and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 17°C (63°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Eilat with around 5mm 0.2 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Eilat weather in October »

November

Eilat November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
22°C 3mm 9.2hrs 11.3hrs 25°C

The weather in November in Eilat is characteristically warm and very dry.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of fairly acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Eilat.

November is in the fall / autumn in Eilat and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 25°C (77°F), whilst at night 13°C (55°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Eilat with around 3mm 0.1 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Eilat weather in November »

December

Eilat December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
18°C 7mm 8hrs 12hrs 23°C

December in Eilat is generally very dry with the temperature being mild.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Eilat for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

December is in the winter in Eilat and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 20°C (68°F), whilst at night 8°C (47°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Eilat with around 7mm 0.3 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day.

Eilat weather in December »

Eilat

Other monthly averages

UV index

Eilat weather stats

Eilat weather statistics
Hottest month: July 36.8°C 98.2°F
Driest month: September 0mm 0ins
Sunniest month: July 13.8hrs
Coldest month: January 18°C 64.4°F
Wettest month: February 8mm 0.3ins
Warmest sea: August 28.2°C 82.8°F
Map showing location of Eilat (29.55805, 34.94821)

Locations nearby

Top Israel locations

Change units