Lebanon Climate & Weather

Lebanon Climate and Weather

Lebanon has three different climate zones, the coastal strip, the mountains and the Bekaa Valley. The coastal area of Lebanon experiences a truly Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild, rainy winters. The mountains mimic an alpine climate and are cool in the summer and receive snow in the winter. The Bekaa Valley has hot, dry summers and cold, dry winters with snow, frost and cold winds. Lebanon experiences an average of 300 days of sunshine a year, the average annual temperature in Beirut being 70°F (21°C), with a range from 55°F (13°C) in winter to 82°F (28°C) in summer.

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