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Does it snow in Israel in December?

Occasionally there is snow in December in Jerusalem but it doesn’t last long. Areas in the Golan and upper Galilee do receive snow in the winter as they are mountain altitudes. There is usually skiing at Mt. Hermon in the winter.

Is there snow in Bethlehem in December?

When does it snow in Bethlehem? January, February and December are months with snowfall in Bethlehem, West Bank.

Is it common to snow in Jerusalem?

Snowfall in Israel is uncommon but it occurs sometimes in certain parts of the country. In January and February 1950, Jerusalem experienced the largest snowfall registered since the beginning of meteorological measurements in 1870.

What month does it snow in Israel?

Snow in the Golan Heights As host to Israel’s only ski resort, the area turns white during the winter months as snow sweeps in from December to March. In January, temperatures drop down to lows of 46 degrees Fahrenheit (8 degrees Celsius) and some areas see as much as 6.2 inches (160mm) of snow per week.

Is it safe to go to Bethlehem?

You should be especially vigilant in this region. The cities of Bethlehem, Ramallah and Jericho see large numbers of tourists including on organised tours and there have been no recent reports of any serious incidents involving foreigners. However, you should take care when travelling anywhere in the West Bank.

Do I need a visa to go to Jerusalem?

Visitors to Israel must obtain a visa from one of the Israeli diplomatic missions unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries. All visitors must hold a passport that is valid for 6 months after the date of departure from Israel.

Is Israel visa stamped on passport?

Today, that question might still be asked but the answer is simple. The Israeli passport stamp is no more. Rather, border officials give you an entry visa automatically on a piece of paper. No more stamps in passports.