Israel is considered as a sub-tropical county located between the temperate zone and the tropical zone. Compared to its size, Israel has a broad range of climate and weather ranging from temperate to tropical. The northern part of the country experiences a characteristic Mediterranean climate, with elongated, scorching, arid summers and mild drizzling winters. Summer season ranges from mid-April to October. In the coastal areas the temperature soars to over 30 °C making the weather relentlessly humid. Israel also experience The Sharav or Khamsin, the scorching hot, dry desert wind which blows from the Arabian Desert from May to mid-June and from September to October. The wind last for two to five days at a time.
The rainy season extends from October to early May. Precipitation peaks in December till February getting about three-quarters of the annual rainfall. Rainfall varies noticeably from the Northern regions to the Southern regions. Galilee, the wettest region, receives over 1,000 mm of rain yearly. Winter season begins from November to February. It is during the winter that the realm receives its heaviest rainfall. Hence, winters are usually mild and wet with episodic sunbeams. Snow and hoarfrost is hardly ever observed, except in the hill regions. As Israel’s climate is reasonable, tourists planning to visit Israel can travel there round the year, though the most comfy months are March and April.