Eilat, Israel: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Eilat, Israel? If you're planning to go to Eilat, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Eilat, Israel

Based on the climate and weather in Eilat, the best time to go is November. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Eilat, Israel by month

January

Traveling to Eilat in January, you will notice that it is balmy, somewhat hazy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Umbrella

February

If you vacation in Eilat during February, you are likely to find that it is mild, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear

March

If you vacation in Eilat during March, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature, very hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts

April

If you vacation in Eilat during April, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering, very hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

May

If you go to Eilat in May, you will notice that it can be excruciatingly hot, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Tank tops
  • Light dresses
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Skirts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Light shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

June

If you visit Eilat during June, you are likely to find that it is blindingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 10 and 20% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Tank tops
  • Light dresses
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Sandals
  • Light shorts
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses

July

July for Eilat can be blisteringly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sarong
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Sandals
  • Light skirts

August

If you vacation in Eilat during August, you are likely to find that it can be blisteringly hot, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 10 and 20% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Sandals
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Light skirts
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Sunglasses
  • Sarong
  • Thin short sleeve shirts

September

If you vacation in Eilat during September, you are likely to find that it can be blisteringly hot, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light dresses
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Tank tops
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Light shorts

October

If you vacation in Eilat during October, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Shorts

November

If you go to Eilat in November, you will notice that it is warm, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals

December

If you vacation in Eilat during December, you are likely to find that it is balmy, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Eilat, Israel

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Eilat, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and H
  • A SIM card that works in Eilat
  • Appropriate museum wear

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