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

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

When to go to Tel Aviv, Israel

Based on the climate and weather in Tel Aviv, the best time to go is June. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Tel Aviv, Israel by month

January

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

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

In February, Tel Aviv can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) and sometimes jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Tel Aviv, with several of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

In March, Tel Aviv is balmy, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Tel Aviv, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to Tel Aviv in April, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very hazy. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Tel Aviv is pretty consistently hot, very hazy and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you visit Tel Aviv during June, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot, very hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Tel Aviv is constantly hot, very hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you go to Tel Aviv in August, you will notice that it is constantly hot, very hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Tel Aviv during September, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot, somewhat 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 high 60s F (low 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Tel Aviv during October, you are likely to find that it is hot and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to Tel Aviv in November, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Tel Aviv is crisp and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Tel Aviv, Israel

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Tel Aviv, 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 Tel Aviv
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Pickpocketing is an issue, so wear a money belt or neck pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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