Jerusalem is a small city in light of the fact that it is the birthplace of the world’s three biggest religions: Judaism, Islam and Christianity. The city has been a center of hot debates and cold shoulders for centuries and millenniums, but what matters to most international tourists is the hotness and coldness of Jerusalem climate. Weather in Jerusalem is largely influenced by the city’s location on top of the Judean Hills. This means the city experiences wet and cold winters with occasional snow, but with hot and sunny summers.
Israelis love the sight of snow, but sadly white winter doesn’t come regularly. Jerusalem winter is cold but sometimes not cold enough for snow. Yet, Israelis love the sight of rain just the same. Rain always arrives in November, all the way to April. Jerusalem residents do not complain of getting wet since the city largely depends on the winter rains for their supply of water. People enjoy the year’s first downpour; it’s not a surprise to see children bathing outside in cold rain in November. The rains could delay its coming until December and could arrive as early as September. [Read more…]