November to Mid-March, during the winter months, is the best time to visit Muscat. Situated just above the Tropic of Cancer, Muscat's climate is hot and arid with scorching summers and just warm winters. The summer months of Muscat last from April to October and June is the hottest month of the year, with an average temperature of 40 ℃, and an average low of 30 ℃. The average low temperature in winter stays at 24degree Celcius. As winter weather is quite moderate, it is the peak tourist season which begins from November and lasts till March. During this time, you can also see that the accommodation charges increases. However, there are a lot of events awaiting travellers. Apart from the beaches and shopping, the Muscat Festival takes places in January seeing a surge in tourism during this month. Rainfall is quite scarce in Muscat with the heaviest precipitation recorded being100mm. February is marked to be the wettest month during May the driest.
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