West Bank, Palestinian territories: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to West Bank, Palestinian territories? If you're planning to go to West Bank, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to West Bank, Palestinian territories

Based on the climate and weather in West Bank, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for West Bank, Palestinian territories by month

January

January in West Bank is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit West Bank during February, 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 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:

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

March

March in West Bank is mild, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

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

May

Traveling to West Bank in May, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot, very hazy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

Traveling to West Bank in June, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot, very hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in West Bank is really 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:

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

August

If you are traveling to West Bank in August, you will notice that it can be sweltering, 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:

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

September

September here is constantly hot, somewhat 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:

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

October

If you vacation in West Bank 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:

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

November

November in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to West Bank in December, you will notice that it is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for West Bank, Palestinian territories

Here are some general tips on what to wear in West Bank, 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 West Bank
  • 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
  • If you plan to visit a synagogue, take appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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