Damascus
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Best time to visit Damascus

The best time to visit Damascus in Syria is from April through June and September through November. In this period you have a warm temperature and almost no precipitation. The highest average temperature in Damascus is 92°F in July and the lowest is 52°F in January.

In the table below you can quickly find the average weather per month in Damascus, the monthly temperatures or the highest rainfall. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Damascus by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 52 56 63 72 79 87 92 92 86 77 64 56
Precipitation (inch) 13 10 5 2 3 1 0 0 1 3 4 8



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The weather for Damascus over the next 14 days will be 93°F till 104° and it stays dry every day.

5-day weather forecast Damascus

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Saturday
13 august
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97°F
66°F
0 in
0%
2 Bft
WSW
10
Sunday
14 august
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93°F
64°F
0 in
0%
2 Bft
W
10
Monday
15 august
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95°F
64°F
0 in
0%
1 Bft
SW
10
Tuesday
16 august
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99°F
68°F
0 in
0%
2 Bft
SSE
10
Wednesday
17 august
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100°F
72°F
0 in
0%
2 Bft
SE
10

View the 14 day weather forecast for Damascus


Climate Damascus

Damascus has a mediterranean climate. The summers are warm and dry, and the temperature is cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for Damascus is 43° degrees and there is about 49 inch 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.

Damascus

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 52 56 63 72 79 87 92 92 86 77 64 56
Night temp. (°F) 39 41 44 49 58 64 68 68 64 59 49 42
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 13 10 5 2 3 1 0 0 1 3 4 8
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

Damascus weather by month

What is the average Damascus weather like in a given month? 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 Damascus?

Damascus is located in Syria. It lies in a straight line 5,658 miles from New York.

The coordinates of Damascus are:

  • Latitude: 33.512529
  • Longitude: 36.278016

The GPS coordinates are 33° 30' N, 36° 16' E

How long is the flight to Damascus?

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

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What are the nearest airports to Damascus?

These are the airports closests to Damascus:

  • Damascus International Airport (16 mi) in Damascus
  • Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport (51 mi) in Beirut
  • Ben Ya'akov Airport (55 mi)

How many inhabitants does Damascus have?

Damascus has 2,466,000 inhabitants.

How big is Damascus?

The surface area of Damascus is 11,116 mi².

What is the currency of Damascus?

In Damascus, the Syrian pound (SYP) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 13 August 2022

  • 1 US dollar = 512.93 Syrian pound
  • 1 Syrian pound = 0.002 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 51,293.13 Syrian pound
  • 100 Syrian pound = 0.20 US dollar

What is the area code of Damascus?

The area code to call Damascus is +963.