Climate and Average Weather in Lebanon

Lebanon has a typically Mediterranean climate, characterized by a long, hot, and dry summer. Winter can be rather cool and rainy. There are four seasons in Lebanon. Summer (June to September) is hot on the coast and cooler in the mountains. Spring and autumn are warm and pleasant. Winter (December to mid March) is the rainy season, with major precipitation. In this period you can also expect snow in the mountains.

The overall best travel time for a holiday in Lebanon is from April to mid-October. This is the period when there is little precipitation, the sun shines often and the temperatures are most pleasant. However July and August can be a bit hot with maximum temperatures that are often around thirty degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit) or higher. If you are not a heat person, then you might rather choose to travel in May, June or September.

If you want to celebrate a beach holiday in Lebanon, the period June to September is the best travel time. May and October also have beautiful beach days, but the seawater has not fully warmed up yet in May.

Interested in more detailed Weather and Climate information?
Please select the city you wish to travel to, or the one closest to your destination. Each selected city will show you the following graphs:
1. Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year
2. Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)
3. Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year
On certain pages we also offer other historical weather data like humidity, wind speed and water temperature.

Places in Lebanon

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Regions in Lebanon