When is the best time to go to Damascus

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Damascus, Syria. 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.

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Damascus weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Damascus 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

Damascus January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
9°C 107mm 5.4hrs 11.1hrs

Cool and damp weather often prevails in Damascus during the month of January

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

January is in the winter in Damascus and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 10°C (50°F), whilst at night -0°C (32°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Damascus with around 107mm 4.2 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Damascus weather in January »

February

Damascus February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
10°C 86mm 6.5hrs 11.8hrs

February in Damascus is generally a little damp with the temperature being cool.

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

February is in the winter in Damascus and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 11°C (53°F), whilst at night 1°C (33°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Damascus with around 86mm 3.4 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Damascus weather in February »

March

Damascus March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
13°C 73mm 7.2hrs 12.8hrs

The weather in March in Damascus is characteristically cool and reasonably dry.

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

March is in the spring in Damascus and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 15°C (59°F), whilst at night 3°C (37°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Damascus with around 73mm 2.9 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Damascus weather in March »

April

Damascus April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
18°C 35mm 8.7hrs 13.8hrs

Damascus's weather in April is typically mild and reasonably dry in nature.

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

April is in the spring in Damascus and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 20°C (68°F), whilst at night 6°C (43°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Damascus with around 35mm 1.4 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 6 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Damascus weather in April »

May

Damascus May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
23°C 11mm 10.8hrs 14.7hrs

May is a dry month in Damascus and the temperature is generally mild.

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

May is in the spring in Damascus and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 25°C (77°F), whilst at night 9°C (49°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Damascus with around 11mm 0.4 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 3 days, although this may vary considerably.

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

Damascus weather in May »

June

Damascus June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
26°C 1mm 13.1hrs 11.1hrs

June is a very dry month in Damascus and the temperature is generally warm.

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

June is in the summer in Damascus and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 29°C (85°F), whilst at night 12°C (54°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Damascus with around 1mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 13.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Damascus weather in June »

July

Damascus July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
28°C 0mm 13.4hrs 11.8hrs

July in Damascus is generally arid with the temperature being warm.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Damascus, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

July is in the summer in Damascus and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 32°C (89°F), whilst at night 14°C (58°F) is normal.

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

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 13.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Damascus weather in July »

August

Damascus August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
28°C 0mm 12.4hrs 12.8hrs

The weather in August in Damascus is characteristically warm and arid.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Damascus, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

August is in the summer in Damascus and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 32°C (89°F), whilst at night 14°C (58°F) is normal.

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

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 12.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Damascus weather in August »

September

Damascus September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
26°C 1mm 11hrs 13.8hrs

Damascus's weather in September is typically warm and very dry in nature.

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

September is in the fall / autumn in Damascus and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 29°C (85°F), whilst at night 12°C (54°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Damascus with around 1mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 11 hours of sunshine per day.

Damascus weather in September »

October

Damascus October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
22°C 23mm 8.9hrs 14.7hrs

October is a dry month in Damascus and the temperature is generally mild.

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

October is in the fall / autumn in Damascus and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 24°C (76°F), whilst at night 9°C (48°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Damascus with around 23mm 0.9 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 5 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Damascus weather in October »

November

Damascus November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
15°C 55mm 7.1hrs 11.1hrs

November is a reasonably dry month in Damascus and the temperature is generally mild.

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

November is in the fall / autumn in Damascus and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 17°C (63°F), whilst at night 4°C (40°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Damascus with around 55mm 2.2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 7 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Damascus weather in November »

December

Damascus December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
10°C 98mm 5.4hrs 11.8hrs

December in Damascus is generally a little damp with the temperature being cool.

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

December is in the winter in Damascus and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 11°C (52°F), whilst at night 1°C (34°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Damascus with around 98mm 3.8 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Damascus weather in December »

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Damascus weather stats

Damascus weather statistics
Hottest month: July 31.1°C 88°F
Driest month: July 0mm 0ins
Sunniest month: July 13.4hrs
Coldest month: January 9.4°C 48.9°F
Wettest month: January 107mm 4.2ins
Warmest sea: August 28.1°C 82.6°F
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