Dead Sea Water Temperature

The Dead Sea, otherwise known as the Salt Sea, is a lake which borders Jordan and Israel and at 432 meters below sea level is the lowest place on Earth.


It also contains one of the highest amounts of salt in any body of water in the world with nearly nine times as much salt as in an ocean. Consequently life in the Dead Sea cannot survive which affords it its name.

Dead Sea is a village close to dead sea. August is the month with the hottest water temperature at 89.4°F / 31.9°C. The coldest month is February with an ø water temperature of 61°F / 16.1°C. January is the month with the lowest precipitation of 0in / 0mm and December with the highest precipitation in a year with 0.1in / 2.8mm. The avg. air temperature is around 88.7°F / 31.5°C, August is the month with the highest temperature. January is the coolest with 62.1°F / 16.7°C average air temperature. May, October, November, June, July, August, September would be the best time to visit. hot desert climate would be the climate here.

Dead Sea Summary

Description Value
Warmest Month Water Temperature: August with 89.4°F / 31.9°C
Coldest Month Water Temperature: February with 61°F / 16.1°C
Warmest Month Air Temperature: August with 88.7°F / 31.5°C
Coldest Month Air Temperature: January with 62.1°F / 16.7°C
Wettest Month: December with 2.8in / 2.8mm
Highest Humidity January with 66.4%
Lowest Humidity June with 51.7%
Best Time to Visit: May, October, November, June, July, August, September
Climate Classification hot desert climate





Dead Sea Water Temperature

Dead Sea water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature

(°F)

ø. Water

Temperature

(°F)

Min. Water

Temperature

(°F)

January

63.1 61.9 61

February

62.1 61.3 61

March

66.4 63.7 61.5

April

73.4 69.1 65.3
May 81 76.3 71.6

June

86.4 82.4 78.6

July

89.4 86.4 83.1

August

89.6 87.6 85.5

September

88.9 84.9 81.7

October

84.6 80.2 75.7

November

77.4 72.9 68.5

December

69.3 65.3 62.6

Dead Sea water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature

(°C)

ø. Water

Temperature

(°C)

Min. Water

Temperature

(°C)

January

17.3 16.6 16.1

February

16.7 16.3 16.1

March

19.1 17.6 16.4

April

23 20.6 18.5
May 27.2 24.6 22

June

30.2 28 25.9

July

31.9 30.2 28.4

August

32 30.9 29.7

September

31.6 29.4 27.6

October

29.2 26.8 24.3

November

25.2 22.7 20.3

December

20.7 18.5 17
August is the month with the highest water temperature at 89.4°F / 31.9°C. The month with the lowest is February with an average water temperature of 61°F / 16.1°C.

It is possible to visit the Dead Sea as a day trip from Eilat, Tel Aviv or Jerusalem if you are staying in Israel. A bicycle ride along Highway 90 from Jerusalem is a pleasant scenic route or alternatively Israeli bus company Egged run daily services from Eilat (line 444), Tel Aviv (line 421), Jerusalem (lines 486 and 487) and Beersheva and Arad (line 384). Taxi services also provide access to the lake.


Dead Sea Weather Forecast for the next 14 Days

Date Weather High Temp. Low Temp. Rain? Windspeed Precipitation Humidity
Nov 30.
Sunny
70 °F
21 °C
57 °F
14 °C
0 %
3.7 mph
6 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
47%
Dec 01.
Sunny
66 °F
19 °C
55 °F
13 °C
0 %
5 mph
8 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
53%
Dec 02.
Partly Cloudy
66 °F
19 °C
54 °F
12 °C
0 %
3.7 mph
6 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
59%
Dec 03.
Partly Cloudy
66 °F
19 °C
52 °F
11 °C
0 %
5.6 mph
9 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
61%
Dec 04.
Patchy rain nearby
61 °F
16 °C
55 °F
13 °C
86 %
19.3 mph
31 km/h
0.2 inch
4.8 mm
79%
Dec 05.
Patchy rain nearby
64 °F
18 °C
57 °F
14 °C
87 %
13 mph
21 km/h
0 inch
0.4 mm
72%
Dec 06.
Partly Cloudy
72 °F
22 °C
59 °F
15 °C
0 %
7.5 mph
12 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
38%
Date Weather High Temp. Low Temp. Rain? Windspeed Precipitation Humidity
Dec 07.
Partly Cloudy
64 °F
18 °C
54 °F
12 °C
0 %
3.7 mph
6 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
50%
Dec 08.
Partly Cloudy
84 °F
29 °C
64 °F
18 °C
0 %
4.3 mph
7 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
36%
Dec 09.
Patchy rain nearby
63 °F
17 °C
52 °F
11 °C
87 %
19.3 mph
31 km/h
0.1 inch
2.9 mm
73%
Dec 10.
Patchy rain nearby
72 °F
22 °C
59 °F
15 °C
88 %
37.9 mph
61 km/h
0 inch
0.7 mm
50%
Dec 11.
Partly Cloudy
68 °F
20 °C
59 °F
15 °C
0 %
5 mph
8 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
71%
Dec 12.
Overcast
72 °F
22 °C
61 °F
16 °C
0 %
6.8 mph
11 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
32%
Dec 13.
Partly Cloudy
70 °F
21 °C
50 °F
10 °C
0 %
11.2 mph
18 km/h
0 inch
0 mm
47%

Dead Sea weather by month

Max.

Temperature

(°F)

ø.

Temperature

(°F)

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(inch)

Rainy Days

(day)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

66.6 62.1 57 0 0 66.4%

February

68.9 63.3 58.3 0 0 66.1%

March

75.2 67.3 60.4 0 0 61.6%

April

84.2 73.2 65.3 0 0 55.9%

May

90.3 80.1 70.3 0 0 52.6%

June

94.5 85.1 76.1 0 0 51.7%

July

97.3 88.3 79.7 0 0 51.8%

August

97.7 88.7 81.1 0 0 54.1%

September

94.6 85.5 77.9 0 0 56.4%

October

90.7 81.1 72 0 0 58.2%

November

81.3 73.2 65.3 0 0 58.7%

December

72.1 65.3 58.8 2.8 0 64%
Max.

Temperature

(°C)

ø.

Temperature

(°C)

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(days)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

19.2 16.7 13.9 0 0 66.4%

February

20.5 17.4 14.6 0 0 66.1%

March

24 19.6 15.8 0 0 61.6%

April

29 22.9 18.5 0 0 55.9%

May

32.4 26.7 21.3 0 0 52.6%

June

34.7 29.5 24.5 0 0 51.7%

July

36.3 31.3 26.5 0 0 51.8%

August

36.5 31.5 27.3 0 0 54.1%

September

34.8 29.7 25.5 0 0 56.4%

October

32.6 27.3 22.2 0 0 58.2%

November

27.4 22.9 18.5 0 0 58.7%

December

22.3 18.5 14.9 2.8 0 64%
January is the most draught at 0in / 0mm and December the month with the most rain around 0.1in / 2.8mm. The avg. temperature is around 88.7°F / 31.5°C, August is the hottest month in a year. January is the coolest with 62.1°F / 16.7°C avg. temperature.

Activities & POI in Dead Sea

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