The best times to visit Nizwa for ideal weather are

November 19th to March 11th

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



Other Nizwa Travel Info

Weather in Nizwa


Average temperatures in Nizwa 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 53rd 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 Nizwa, the hottest months are July, June, and then May. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 111.1°F (43.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 85.4°F (29.7°C) at night.

Nizwa Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Nizwa Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Nizwa Perceived Temperature (F)


Nizwa Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Nizwa 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 78.7 66.8 54.4
Feb 83.7 71.1 57.7
Mar 91.6 78.5 64
Apr 98.9 86.4 72.3
May 106.4 93.9 80
Jun 109.7 96.6 83.1
Jul 110 96.8 84.3
Aug 106.5 92.7 80.9
Sep 104 90.9 78
Oct 97.6 85.2 71.2
Nov 88.4 76.9 64.7
Dec 82.1 70.3 57.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 25.9 19.3 12.4
Feb 28.7 21.7 14.3
Mar 33.1 25.8 17.8
Apr 37.2 30.2 22.4
May 41.3 34.4 26.7
Jun 43.2 35.9 28.4
Jul 43.3 36 29.1
Aug 41.4 33.7 27.2
Sep 40 32.7 25.6
Oct 36.4 29.6 21.8
Nov 31.3 24.9 18.2
Dec 27.8 21.3 14.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Nizwa are December, February, and then January. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid January. For example, on the week of January 8th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid April with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of April 16th.

When can you find snow in Nizwa? 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 Nizwa.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

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

Show Centimeters

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


Humidity and Wind

Nizwa has some months with regular humidity, with some very dry months. The least humid month is May (14.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (35.5%).

Wind in Nizwa is usually calm. The windiest month is June, followed by May and July. June’s average wind speed of around 5.2 knots (6 MPH or 9.6 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 mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 10.9 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 3.2 Barely noticeable 6.6 Light breeze
Feb 3.9 Barely noticeable 8.1 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.3 Light breeze 9.2 Light breeze
Apr 4.7 Light breeze 9.9 Gentle breeze
May 5.1 Light breeze 10.1 Light breeze
Jun 5.2 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.8 Light breeze 10 Light breeze
Aug 4.5 Light breeze 9.4 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.3 Light breeze 8.8 Light breeze
Oct 3.6 Barely noticeable 7.4 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.2 Barely noticeable 6.5 Light breeze
Dec 3 Barely noticeable 6.2 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 35.5%
Feb 27.7%
Mar 19.1%
Apr 17%
May 14.9%
Jun 17.6%
Jul 21.1%
Aug 28.4%
Sep 22.5%
Oct 18.7%
Nov 30.4%
Dec 32.7%


Is it Safe to Travel to Nizwa?

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 Nizwa, 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 Nizwa 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

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 very reliable. 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 Nizwa 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 88.5°F (31.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 1 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 most precipitation with 1 to 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Nizwa, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 105.9°F (41.1°C) and 84.9°F (29.4°C), which will feel very nice 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 Nizwa to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 88.5°F (31.4°C) and 77.6°F (25.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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