Best Time to Visit Lebanon

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On this page, you will find information about the climate and the best time to visit Lebanon. We created climate tables and charts for the location of Beirut. These contain details about temperatures, precipitation and more.

Furthermore, we analyzed all climate data and provide a recommendation about which months are best to visit Lebanon for your holiday.

Climate Overview

Thermometer Symbol 11 °C to 33 °C
Waves Symbol 17 °C to 28 °C
Rainy Cloud Symbol 07.52 in (0 – 15 Days of Rain)
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Best Time to Visit Lebanon: Overview

JanuaryJan
Up to 0.07 in of rainof rain
FebruaryFeb
TemperaturesTemp. up to 19 °C
MarchMar
TemperaturesTemp. up to 21 °C
AprilApr
TemperaturesTemp. up to 24 °C
MayMay
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DecemberDec
TemperaturesTemp. up to 19 °C

Climate Chart Lebanon

Beirut

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Source of Data: German Weather Service (Offenbach) and Wikipedia

Climate Table Lebanon

In the following, you will find the climate table for Lebanon, containing information about Temperatures, Precipitation, Water Temperatures, and Hours of Sunshine.

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine in Beirut (Lebanon)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature18°19°21°24°28°31°32°33°31°29°24°19°
Night Temperature11°11°12°15°18°21°23°24°23°20°16°13°
Water Temperature17°17°17°18°21°24°27°27°28°25°22°19°
Precipitation (inch)7.525.254.361.820.590.060.010.020.092.373.966.45
Rainy days151295200014812
Hours of Sunshine5668101212119875
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in Beirut is 21.5 °C.

For comparison: London 11 °C, NYC 12 °C, LA 17.9 °C

Warmest month: August (28.3 °C)
Coldest month: January (14.5 °C)

The maximum water temperature in Beirut is 28 °C. You can take a bath at these temperatures.

Months with water temperature of at least 17 °C (Limited bathing is possible):
all months

Months with water temperature of at least 21 °C (adequate for beach vacation):
May, June, July, August, September, October, and November

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 32.5 inch on 68 rainy days

For comparison: London 24.06 in, NYC 41.57 in, LA 12.01 in

Rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation): January
Overall precipitation in the rainy season: 7.52 in

You cannot expect snow in any month in Beirut.

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, June is the sunniest month with an average of 12.1 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 8.2 hours of sunshine per day on average. For comparison: London has 4.1, NYC has 7 and LA has 8.9 hours of sunshine per day on average.

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Current Weather and Forecast

Current Weather in Beirut (Station Tayouneh)
thunderstorm with rain     thunderstorm with rain, 15 °C
Clouds: 75 %       Wind: 11 mph SW
Air Pressure: 1016 hPa       Humidity: 87 %
Last updated: 19th Dec 2018, 01:00 pm
The next days …
20th Dec 201821st Dec 201822nd Dec 201823rd Dec 201824th Dec 201825th Dec 2018
heavy intensity rain9 °C to 11 °Clight rain8 °C to 14 °Clight rain7 °C to 14 °Cheavy intensity rain13 °C to 14 °Cmoderate rain13 °C to 14 °Clight rain12 °C to 14 °C
9 °C to 11 °C8 °C to 14 °C7 °C to 14 °C13 °C to 14 °C13 °C to 14 °C12 °C to 14 °C
Clouds: 92 %Clouds: 76 %Clouds: 76 %Clouds: 60 %Clouds: 47 %Clouds: 4 %
1.12 in of rain0.05 in of rain0.01 in of rain0.49 in of rain0.16 in of rain0.02 in of rain
Weather information provided by OpenWeatherMap. (CC BY-SA)
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Lebanon: Experiences of our Visitors

There are 1 reviews for Lebanon holiday already. Average rating is 4 of 5 stars.
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    margaretebluemel@hotmail.com, 52 years old was there in May

    The sun was shining frequently. It was friendly and rather mild. The light seemed very pleasant to me at this time of year!

    Weather Rating: 4 stars – Good

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