Weather, climate and best time to visit
Best time to visit Syria
The best time to visit Syria is from April until October, when you will have a pleasant till hot temperature and none till limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Syria is 33°C in July and the lowest is 11°C in January.
Syria has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Syria 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.
Climate data from city: Damascus
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The Syria weather for will be 28° till 43° degrees in the next 14 days with one day chance of light rain showers.
The Syria weather forecast is based on the weather conditions in the city of Damascus.
Syria 14 day weather forecast
Syria 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 Syria is 23° degrees and there is about 125 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 293 days a year with an average humidity of 50% and an UV-index of 5.
Syria weather by month
What is the average Syria weather like in a given month? 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 Syria?
Syria lies in a straight line about 7,936 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Damascus).
How long is the flight to Syria?
The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Syria is approximately 11 hours.
What are the largest airports in Syria?
These are the largest airports in Syria:
- Aleppo International Airport – Aleppo
- Damascus International Airport – Damascus
- Bassel Al-Assad International Airport – Latakia
How many inhabitants are there in Syria?
Syria has approximately 18,270,000 inhabitants.
How big is Syria?
The area of Syria is around 185,180 km². It is 7x smaller than New Zealand.
What is the capital of Syria?
The capital of Syria is Damascus.
What is the currency of Syria?
In Syria the Syrian pound (SYP) is used to pay.
Exchange rates on 22 May 2022
- 1 South African rand = 33.26 Syrian pound
- 1 Syrian pound = 0.030 South African rand
- 100 South African rand = 3,325.73 Syrian pound
- 100 Syrian pound = 3.01 South African rand
What is the area code of Syria?
The area code to call Syria is +963.