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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 30°C 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.

Are you interested in more detailed weather and climate information for various cities in Lebanon?
Please select the city you plan to visit, or one closest to your destination. For each selected city, you will see the following graphs:
1. Yearly average minimum and maximum temperatures
2. Monthly averages of precipitation throughout the year (rainfall, snow etc)
3. Monthly average hours of sunshine throughout the year

Additionally, some pages provide historical weather data such as humidity, wind speed, and water temperature.

Places in Lebanon

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Regions in Lebanon