Map of Palmyra in Syria

Palmyra Climate

Palmyra is a non-capital city in Syria, Asia.

Best time to visit Palmyra

The best time to visit Palmyra will be when the average temperatures are at a comfortable level (between 20°C / 68.0°F and 30°C / 86.0°F on average) which is during months May, June, July, August, September and October. Other great months to visit Palmyra are March, April and November when the average temperatures are a little cooler but still between a pleasant 10°C / 50.0°F and 20°C / 68.0°F. If you don't mind bringing a coat, you might also enjoy visiting Palmyra during January, February and December but average temperatures are fairly cool (between 0°C / 32.0°F and 10°C / 50.0°F).


The warmest time of year in Palmyra is in July when it is 29.8°C / 85.6°F on average, but could get up to 38.1°C / 100.6°F maximum. On the other hand, the coldest time of year in Palmyra is in January when it is 7.3°C / 45.1°F on average, but could get down to 2.5°C / 45.1°F minimum.

  • Freezing months: 0 (0°C / 32.0°F and below)
  • Cold months: 3 (0°C / 32.0°F to 10°C / 50.0°F)
  • Cool months: 3 (10°C / 50.0°F to 20°C / 68.0°F)
  • Warm months: 6 (20°C / 68.0°F to 30°C / 86.0°F)
  • Hot months: 0 (30°C / 86.0°F to 40°C / 104.0°F)
  • Boiling months: 0 (40°C / 104.0°F and above)

Palmyra Climate Chart

Below are the climate charts for Palmyra which resides in Syria.

Temperature tables

The first table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Celsius. The cells that are BLUE show the coldest months and the cells that are PINK show the hottest months.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °C7.39.2513.1518.3523.327.629.829.7526.7521.313.88.5
Max Temperature in °C12.114.719.425.230.735.438.137.934.428.319.913.5
Min Temperature in °C2.53.86.911.515.919.821.521.619.114.37.73.5

This second table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Fahrenheit. Cells in BLUE are the coldest months and cells in PINK are the hottest months.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °F45.148.755.765.073.981.785.685.680.270.356.847.3
Max Temperature in °F53.858.566.977.487.395.7100.6100.293.982.967.856.3
Min Temperature in °F36.538.844.452.760.667.670.770.966.457.745.938.3

Rainfall figures

This table is for the amount of rainfall (both in millimetres and inches) and number of rainy days in Palmyra throughout the year.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Total rainfall in MM20.818.421.218.38.20.4000.38.816.120.2
Total rainfall in Inches0.80.70.80.70.30.00.00.00.00.30.60.8
Total number of rainy days7106420000357
Chances of rain22.6%35.7%19.4%13.3%6.5%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%9.7%16.7%22.6%

Palmyra Climate Graph

Below is the climate graph for Palmyra. It shows both the average temperatures throughout the year in degrees Celsius and also the average total rainfall in millimetres.

Palmyra Climate Graph with temperatures in °C and rainfall in millimetres

Below is the climate graph for Palmyra with both the average temperatures throughout the year in degrees Fahrenheit and also the average total rainfall in inches.

Palmyra Climate Graph with temperatures in °F and rainfall in inches