Best time to visit Oman

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When is the best time to visit Oman?

The best time to visit Oman (Muscat) is January, February and December based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 25°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Oman (Muscat)25
  • 26°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Oman (Muscat)26
  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Oman (Muscat)29
  • 34°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Oman (Muscat)34
  • 39°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Oman (Muscat)39
  • 40°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Oman (Muscat)40
  • 38°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Oman (Muscat)38
  • 36°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Oman (Muscat)36
  • 36°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Oman (Muscat)36
  • 34°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Oman (Muscat)34
  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Oman (Muscat)30
  • 26°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Oman (Muscat)26

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The weather guide for Oman (Muscat) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Oman weather overview

Avoid Oman in the summer if you can because it grows unpleasantly hot and its south coast, which borders the Arabian Sea, can be cloudy and rainy. Away from the coast, sunshine levels are high throughout the year and there is little rain except in the Jebel Akhdar mountain range in the north and the Dhofar hills in the south.

Coastal areas are warm and muggy all year and, although temperatures are higher inland, the air is drier and less oppressive. In the hottest weather, you should take precautions against heatstroke.

What to pack for Oman weather

Light clothing is fine all year but should be supplemented by a warm cover-up for chillier winter evenings.

Which is the hottest month in Oman?

The hottest time of year in Muscat, Oman is normally June. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 40°C with extreme heat and humidity.

Does it ever rain in Oman?

It never rains much in Muscat, Oman but February usually has the most rain with an average of 27mm. There are normally 3 days in February with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Oman?

The sunniest time of year in Muscat, Oman is normally November with bright sunshine on average for 87% of daylight hours; that's 10 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Oman?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Muscat, Oman in June when the water temperature reaches 31°C.

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