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The weather guide for Syria (Damascus) 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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When is the best time to go to Damascus?

The best time to go to Damascus is May based on the following average weather conditions.

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  • 10°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Damascus10
  • 11°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Damascus11
  • 15°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Damascus15
  • 20°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Damascus20
  • 25°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Damascus25
  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Damascus29
  • 32°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Damascus32
  • 32°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Damascus32
  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Damascus29
  • 24°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Damascus24
  • 17°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Damascus17
  • 11°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Damascus11

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Which is the hottest month in Damascus?

The hottest time of year in Damascus is normally August. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 32°C with very high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Damascus?

In terms of rainfall, January is usually the wettest month in Damascus with 107mm on average. There are normally 13 days in January with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Damascus?

The sunniest time of year in Damascus is normally July with bright sunshine on average for 89% of daylight hours; that's 13 hours of sunshine per day.

What is the time difference between Syria and the UK?

The time difference between Syria and the UK is GMT+2 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Syria?

The main languages spoken in Syria are Arabic and Kurdish.

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What is the currency in Syria?

The currency in Syria is the Syrian Pound (SYP).

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Which plugs are used in Syria?

Syria uses electrical plug type C + E + L (220 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Syria?

They drive on the right side of the road in Syria.

Do you need a visa for Syria?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter Syria.

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Compare Damascus weather with the USA

Below the Damascus weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Damascus, Syria and the USA (Washington).

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