Syria weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Syria

The best time to visit in Syria is from April until October, when you will have a pleasant till hot temperature and none till limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Syria is 33°C in July and the lowest is 11°C in January.

Syria has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Syria 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 Syria by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 11 13 17 22 26 31 33 33 30 25 18 13
Precipitation (mm) 32 25 13 6 7 2 0 0 3 7 9 21
Climate data from city: Damascus

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14 day weather forecast Syria

The weather for in Syria will be 33° till 34° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

The weather forecast for Syria is based on the weather conditions in the city of Damascus.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 19 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
17°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 8
Monday 20 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
19°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 8
Tuesday 21 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
19°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 8
Wednesday 22 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
21°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 8
Thursday 23 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
20°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 8
Friday 24 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
18°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 8
Saturday 25 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
19°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 8

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 26 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
20°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 7
Monday 27 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
21°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 7
Tuesday 28 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
22°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 3
Wednesday 29 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
22°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 3
Thursday 30 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
35°
22°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 3
Friday 1 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
20°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 3
Saturday 2 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
19°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 3

Climate Syria

Syria 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 Syria is 23° degrees and there is about 125 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 293 days a year with an average humidity of 50% and an UV-index of 5.

Climate table of Syria

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 11 13 17 22 26 31 33 33 30 25 18 13
Night temp. (°C) 4 5 7 10 14 18 20 20 18 15 10 6
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 32 25 13 6 7 2 0 0 3 7 9 21
Days with rain 10 9 8 6 4 1 1 - 3 5 5 8
Days with snow 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Dry days 20 19 23 24 27 29 30 31 27 26 25 23
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 7 9 11 12 13 12 13 10 10 8 7
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 3 3 4 5 6 7 7 7 6 5 4 3
Climate data from city: Damascus

Syria weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Syria? 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 Syria?

Syria lies in a straight line about 9,183 km from United States (New York → Damascus).

How long is the flight to Syria?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Syria is approximately 15 h. 10 min.

What are the largest airports in Syria?

These are the largest airports in Syria:

  • Aleppo International Airport – Aleppo
  • Damascus International Airport – Damascus
  • Bassel Al-Assad International Airport – Latakia

How many inhabitants are there in Syria?

Syria has approximately 18,270,000 inhabitants.

How big is Syria?

The area of Syria is around 185,180 km². It is slightly smaller than United States.

What is the capital of Syria?

The capital of Syria is Damascus.

What is the currency of Syria?

In Syria the Syrian pound (SYP) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 19 September 2021

  • 1 Syrian pound = 512.93 US dollar
  • 1 US dollar = 0.002 Syrian pound
  • 10 Syrian pound = 5,129.31 US dollar
  • 10 US dollar = 0.020 Syrian pound
  • 100 Syrian pound = 51,293.13 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 0.20 Syrian pound

What is the area code of Syria?

The area code to call Syria is +963.