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Haifa Climate & Temperature

  • Haifa, Israel is at 3249'N, 350'E, 10 m (33 ft). See map.
  • Haifa has a hot mediterranean/ dry-summer subtropical climate (Kppen-Geiger classification: Csa) that is mild with moderate seasonality. Summers are dry and hot due to the domination of subtropical high pressure systems while winters experience moderate temperatures and changeable, rainy weather due to the polar front. These climates usually occur on the western sides of continents between the latitudes of 30 and 45. Vegetation is adapted to the dry summers and is fragrant and oily making it susceptible to fire. The typical Mediterranean climate average monthly temperatures in excess of 22.0 C (71.6 F) in its warmest month and an average in the coldest month between 18 to -3 C (64 to 27 F) with at least four months above 10 C (50 F). Seasonality is moderate (Kppen-Geiger classification: Csa).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Haifa is situated in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 20.7 degrees Celsius (69.3 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.5 °C (24.3°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic,subtype truly oceanic. Haifa Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 18.3°C (65°F) on average falling to 10.7°C (51.2°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 22.7°C (72.8°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 15°C (59°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 29°C (84.2°F) and average low temperatures are 23.7°C (74.6°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 27°C (80.6°F) during the day and lows of 19.3°C (66.8°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 499 mm (19.6 inches) which is equivalent to 499 Litres/m (12.24 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 3256 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Haifa you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Tubuai, French Polynesia where you would find a Tropical wet climate.

Haifa Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 18 (64) 18 (64) 20 (68) 23 (73) 25 (77) 28 (82) 29 (84) 30 (86) 29 (84) 28 (82) 24 (75) 19 (66) 24 (76)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 14 (57) 14 (57) 16 (61) 19 (66) 22 (71) 25 (77) 27 (80) 28 (82) 26 (79) 24 (75) 20 (67) 16 (60) 21 (69)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 10 (50) 10 (50) 12 (54) 15 (59) 18 (64) 22 (72) 24 (75) 25 (77) 23 (73) 20 (68) 15 (59) 12 (54) 17 (63)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 129 (5) 69 (3) 57 (2) 22 (1) 5 (0) 0 (0) 1 (0) 0 (0) 3 (0) 7 (0) 87 (3) 119 (5) 499 (20)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 15 (48) 11 (39) 10 (32) 4 (13) 2 (6) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 4 (13) 7 (23) 12 (39) 65 (18)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 5h 48' 6h 26' 8h 11' 9h 30' 10h 23' 11h 36' 11h 36' 11h 17' 10h 06' 8h 48' 7h 18' 5h 48' 8h 54'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 14' 10h 57' 11h 55' 12h 57' 13h 49' 14h 15' 14h 04' 13h 19' 12h 19' 11h 17' 10h 26' 10h 00' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 57 (43) 60 (40) 70 (30) 74 (26) 76 (24) 82 (18) 83 (17) 86 (14) 83 (17) 79 (21) 71 (29) 59 (41) 74 (26)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 37.3 46.6 57.4 69.1 77.4 80.6 77.5 69.2 57.8 46.3 37.2 33.8 57.5

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