The best times to visit Eilat for ideal weather are
November 12th to April 8th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Eilat Travel Guide
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Weather in Eilat
Average temperatures in Eilat vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of precipitation throughout the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 61st 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 Eilat, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 107.2°F (41.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 82.5°F (28.1°C) at night.
Eilat Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Eilat Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Eilat Perceived Temperature (F)
Eilat Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Eilat 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Eilat are June, July, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid January with an average of 0 days of significant precipitation the week of January 15th.
When can you find snow in Eilat? 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 Eilat.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Eilat (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Eilat has no months that would be considered humid, with some very dry months. The least humid month is June (15.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (33%).
Wind in Eilat is usually moderate. The windiest month is September, followed by June and August. September’s average wind speed of around 10.7 knots (12.3 MPH or 19.8 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid September where average top sustained speeds reach 17.1 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Eilat.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||7.6||Gentle breeze||13.1||Significant breeze|
|Feb||7.7||Gentle breeze||13.8||Significant breeze|
|Mar||8.7||Gentle breeze||14.5||Significant breeze|
|Apr||9.2||Gentle breeze||15||Significant breeze|
|May||9.6||Gentle breeze||15.6||Significant breeze|
|Jun||10.3||Gentle breeze||15.6||Significant breeze|
|Jul||9.7||Gentle breeze||14.6||Significant breeze|
|Aug||10.2||Gentle breeze||15.2||Significant breeze|
|Sep||10.7||Gentle breeze||16.2||Significant breeze|
|Oct||9.6||Gentle breeze||15.1||Significant breeze|
|Nov||8.5||Gentle breeze||14||Significant breeze|
|Dec||8.1||Gentle breeze||13.6||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Eilat?
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 Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip; 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 24, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Eilat, Israel is June, followed by March 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 Eilat 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
Overall Eilat Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 102°F (38.9°C) and 77.2°F (25.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is nonexistent with roughly 0 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the 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 about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Eilat, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 102.2°F (39°C) and 80.2°F (26.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a trivial amount: approximately 0 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Eilat to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 77.7°F (25.4°C) and 69.5°F (20.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.