Oman weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Oman

The best time to visit in Oman is from January until December, when you will have a pleasant till very hot temperature and none till limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Oman is 38°C in May and the lowest is 24°C in January.

Oman has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Oman or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Oman by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 24 25 29 33 38 38 38 37 36 34 29 25
Precipitation (mm) 5 5 5 4 1 7 0 1 0 1 4 3
Climate data from city: Muscat

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14 day weather forecast Oman

The weather for in Oman will be 29° till 24° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Oman is based on the weather conditions in the city of Muscat.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 28 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
20°
27° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Monday 29 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
20°
27° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 2
Tuesday 30 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
19°
27° 10.5 mm 80% 3 m/s 1
Wednesday 1 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
20°
27° 1.9 mm 40% 2 m/s 2
Thursday 2 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
19°
27° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Friday 3 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
20°
27° 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 2
Saturday 4 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
21°
27° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 5 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
20°
27° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Monday 6 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
20°
27° 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 2
Tuesday 7 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
20°
27° 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 2
Wednesday 8 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
23°
27° 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 2
Thursday 9 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
22°
27° 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 2
Friday 10 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
22°
27° 0.1 mm 20% 2 m/s 1
Saturday 11 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
22°
27° 0.3 mm 10% 3 m/s 1

Climate Oman

Oman has the desert climate prevailing. The daytime temperature is warm to hot, while it can also be cold at night. You won't have rain here anytime soon. The average annual temperature for Oman is 32° degrees and there is about 37 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 339 days a year with an average humidity of 46% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate table of Oman

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 24 25 29 33 38 38 38 37 36 34 29 25
Night temp. (°C) 17 19 22 26 30 31 31 30 28 26 22 19
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 5 5 5 4 1 7 0 1 0 1 4 3
Days with rain 3 2 4 4 1 - - 1 - 1 2 3
Dry days 28 26 27 26 30 30 31 30 30 30 28 28
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 9 10 12 12 12 12 12 12 8 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 6 6 7 8 9 8 8 8 8 7 6 6
Climate data from city: Muscat

Oman weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Oman? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Oman?

Oman lies in a straight line about 7,331 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Muscat).

How long is the flight to Oman?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Oman is approximately 10 h. 10 min.

What are the largest airports in Oman?

These are the largest airports in Oman:

How many inhabitants are there in Oman?

Oman has approximately 4,639,678 inhabitants.

How big is Oman?

The area of Oman is around 309,500 km². It is 4x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Oman?

The capital of Oman is Muscat.

What is the currency of Oman?

In Oman the Omani rial (OMR) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 28 November 2021

  • 1 Omani rial = 0.025 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 40.06 Omani rial
  • 10 Omani rial = 0.250 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 400.59 Omani rial
  • 100 Omani rial = 2.50 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 4,005.93 Omani rial

What is the area code of Oman?

The area code to call Oman is +968.