February kicks off with ample sunshine

First weekend in February sees rising temperatures and a drop in humidity after a rainy January - perfect hiking weather.

February 4, 2012 10:28
Sunshine in Israel

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Sunshine has returned to Israel after a drenched January broke the average in recent years, kicking off February's first weekend with warmer temperatures and a drop in humidity on Saturday.

Gentle winds blowing in from the east brought with them the dryer weather, and the wide gap between day and nighttime temperatures.

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Partly cloudy skies were expected along the coast, with highs of 17 degrees in Tel Aviv and its environs, 15 degrees in Haifa, and 16 degrees in Ashdod, according to the Israel Meteorological Center.

Similar temperatures can be expected in Beersheba and Eilat, with humidity hovering between 35 and 45 percent, respectively.

Jerusalem was expected to see partly cloudy skies, and highs of 14 dipping down to 4 degrees overnight.

The pleasant temperatures and dry weather were expected to continue for the next few days, ending Tuesday evening with a drop in temperatures along the coast and light showers.

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