Haifa, Israel: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Haifa, Israel? If you're planning to go to Haifa, we've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


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.

Important essentials 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.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly option.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • Travel insurance

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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

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January

If you go to Haifa in January, you will notice that it is chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Bahá'í Gardens and World Center, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

February

February in Haifa is crisp and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about a third of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Bahá'í Gardens and World Center, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

March

If you visit Haifa during March, you will probably 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 about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Bahá'í Gardens and World Center, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

April

If you are traveling to Haifa in April, you will notice that it is warm and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Bahá'í Gardens and World Center, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

May

Traveling to Haifa in May, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Bahá'í Gardens and World Center, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Bahá'í Gardens and World Center, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

July

July in this region can be sweltering 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:

If you go to Bahá'í Gardens and World Center, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

August

If you visit Haifa during August, you are likely to notice that it can be very hot 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 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Bahá'í Gardens and World Center, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

September

Traveling to Haifa in September, you will notice that it can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Bahá'í Gardens and World Center, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

October

If you vacation in Haifa during October, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 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:

If you go to Bahá'í Gardens and World Center, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

November

If you go to Haifa in November, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Bahá'í Gardens and World Center, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

December

Traveling to Haifa in December, you will notice that it is mild 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:

If you go to Bahá'í Gardens and World Center, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

Activities for Haifa, Israel

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Haifa.

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