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

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

When to go to Haifa, Israel

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

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

January

If you vacation in Haifa during January, you are likely to find that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in this region is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you vacation in Haifa during March, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Haifa during April, you are likely to find that it is warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Haifa during May, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature 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 low 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

Traveling to Haifa in June, you will notice that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Haifa during July, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in this region is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September here is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Haifa in October, you will notice that it is hot and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella

November

November in Haifa is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Haifa in December, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Haifa, 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 Haifa
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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