The best times to visit Barka for ideal weather are

November 26th to March 4th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Barka Travel Info

Weather in Barka

Temperature

Average temperatures in Barka vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 52nd percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Barka, the hottest months are July, June, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late June where highs are regularly around 110.6°F (43.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 89.9°F (32.2°C) at night.

Barka Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Barka Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Barka Perceived Temperature (F)

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Barka Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Barka Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 77 66.7 58
Feb 82.6 71.4 62
Mar 90.7 78.7 68.5
Apr 98.1 86.5 76.4
May 106.6 95.3 84.9
Jun 108.7 98.2 88.8
Jul 109.2 98.6 89.8
Aug 107 95.9 87.3
Sep 104.7 93.3 84
Oct 97.6 86.1 76.1
Nov 87.1 76.7 68.4
Dec 79.6 69.3 60.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 25 19.3 14.4
Feb 28.1 21.9 16.7
Mar 32.6 25.9 20.3
Apr 36.7 30.3 24.7
May 41.4 35.2 29.4
Jun 42.6 36.8 31.6
Jul 42.9 37 32.1
Aug 41.7 35.5 30.7
Sep 40.4 34.1 28.9
Oct 36.4 30.1 24.5
Nov 30.6 24.8 20.2
Dec 26.4 20.7 15.9

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Barka are July, October, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January and early February. For example, on the week of January 29th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early May with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of April 30th.

When can you find snow in Barka? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Barka.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Barka (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 4% 0 0.3
Feb 2% 0 0.1
Mar 4% 0 0.6
Apr 5% 0 0.7
May 2% 0 0.4
Jun 2% 0 0.5
Jul 1% 0 0.2
Aug 1% 0 0.2
Sep 1% 0 0.1
Oct 1% 0 0.1
Nov 3% 0 0.7
Dec 3% 0 0.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 4 0 0.8
Feb 2 0 0.3
Mar 4 0 1.5
Apr 5 0 1.8
May 2 0 1
Jun 2 0 1.3
Jul 1 0 0.5
Aug 1 0 0.5
Sep 1 0 0.3
Oct 1 0 0.3
Nov 3 0 1.8
Dec 3 0 0.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Barka has some comfortably humid months, with some very dry months. The least humid month is May (18.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (52.5%).

Wind in Barka is usually calm. The windiest month is June, followed by July and May. June’s average wind speed of around 5.5 knots (6.3 MPH or 10.2 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late May to early June where average top sustained speeds reach 11.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Barka.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 3.5 Barely noticeable 7.6 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.3 Light breeze 8.5 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.4 Light breeze 9.3 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.7 Light breeze 9.9 Gentle breeze
May 5.2 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Jun 5.5 Light breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.4 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze
Aug 5.2 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.6 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
Oct 4 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.5 Barely noticeable 8.6 Gentle breeze
Dec 3.4 Barely noticeable 7.9 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 52.5%
Feb 40.3%
Mar 29.6%
Apr 24.4%
May 18.2%
Jun 22.6%
Jul 27.3%
Aug 31.5%
Sep 24.1%
Oct 24.8%
Nov 44.4%
Dec 52.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Barka?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Oman; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 03, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Barka, Oman is March, followed by September and January. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Barka in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 64.5 in November means 64.5% of the tourists vs. March.

 

 

Overall Barka Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very warm. Highs range from 109.5°F (43.1°C) and 87.4°F (30.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 2 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have hot weather with high temperatures that are extremely hot. These months see the least precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Barka, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 106.9°F (41.6°C) and 82.7°F (28.2°C), which will feel warmer than comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a barely noticeable amount: 0 to 1 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Barka to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 87.8°F (31°C) and 75.2°F (24°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: consistently 1 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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