Eilat weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Eilat

The best time to visit in Eilat in Israel is from February until November, when you will have a pleasant till hot temperature and none till limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Eilat is 35°C in July and the lowest is 17°C in January. The water temperature is between 21°C and 27°C. The weather and climate of Eilat is suitable for a city trip.

Eilat has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Eilat or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Eilat by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 17 20 23 27 31 34 35 35 33 29 23 19
Water temp. (°C) 21 21 21 22 23 25 26 27 26 25 24 23
Precipitation (mm) 4 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1

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14 day weather forecast Eilat

The weather for in Eilat will be 31° till 35° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

Weather forecast this week

Tuesday 28 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
23°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 2
Wednesday 29 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
21°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 8
Thursday 30 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
22°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 8
Friday 1 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
21°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 8
Saturday 2 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
21°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 8
Sunday 3 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
22°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 8
Monday 4 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
20°
0 mm 0% 6 m/s 8

Weather forecast next week

Tuesday 5 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
20°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 8
Wednesday 6 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
20°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 7
Thursday 7 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
23°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 7
Friday 8 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
22°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 3
Saturday 9 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
23°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 3
Sunday 10 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
35°
22°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 3
Monday 11 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
22°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 3

Climate Eilat

Eilat has the desert climate prevailing. The daytime temperature is warm to hot, while it can also be cold at night. You won't have rain here anytime soon. The average annual temperature for Eilat is 27° degrees and there is about 14 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 345 days a year with an average humidity of 41% and an UV-index of 6.

Climate table of Eilat

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 17 20 23 27 31 34 35 35 33 29 23 19
Night temp. (°C) 9 11 13 15 19 21 22 22 20 18 14 10
Water temp. (°C) 21 21 21 22 23 25 26 27 26 25 24 23
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 4 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1
Days with rain 2 2 3 2 1 - - - 1 1 1 2
Dry days 29 26 28 28 30 30 31 31 29 30 29 29
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 7 9 12 12 13 13 12 10 10 8 7
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 2 2 2 2
UV-index 4 5 5 6 7 7 7 7 7 6 5 4

Eilat weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Eilat? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Eilat?

Eilat is located in Israel. It lies in a straight line at 9,320 km from New York.

The coordinates of Eilat are:

  • Latitude: 29.558049
  • Longitude: 34.948212

The GPS coordinates are 29° 33' N, 34° 56' E

How long is the flight to Eilat?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Eilat is approximately 15 h. 40 min.

What are the nearest airports to Eilat?

These are the airports closests to Eilat:

  • Ramon Airport (19 km) – Eilat
  • Ovda International Airport (43 km) – Eilat
  • Sharm El Sheikh International Airport (184 km) – Sharm el Sheikh

How big is Eilat?

The area of Eilat is around 51 km².

What is the currency of Eilat?

In Eilat the Israeli new shekel (ILS) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 28 September 2021

  • 1 Israeli new shekel = 3.35 US dollar
  • 1 US dollar = 0.30 Israeli new shekel
  • 10 Israeli new shekel = 33.48 US dollar
  • 10 US dollar = 2.99 Israeli new shekel
  • 100 Israeli new shekel = 334.83 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 29.87 Israeli new shekel

What is the area code of Eilat?

The area code to call Eilat is +972.