Pleasant weekend weather ahead

Temperatures to remain lower than the seasonal average, localized rains expected.

Tova Dvorin ,

Rainy day (illustration)
Rainy day (illustration)
Yonatan Sindel/Flash 90

Temperatures will drop significantly over the weekend, forecasters say, after a few days of hot weather.

Temperatures will range Friday from 15°C (59°F) - 22°C (71.6°F) in Jerusalem;  20°C (68°F) - 24°C (75.2°F) in Tel Aviv; 20°C (68°F) - 24°C (75.2°F) in Ashdod; 18°C (64.4°F) - 23°C (73.4°F) in Haifa; 12°C (53.6°F) - 20°C (68°F) in Tzfat (Safed); 15°C (59°F) - 25°C (77°F) in the Golan Heights; 19°C (66.2°F) - 30°C (86°F) in Tiveria (Tiberias); 19°C (66.2°F) - 30°C (86°F) in Beit She'an; 24°C (75.2°F) - 33°C (91.4°F) in the Dead Sea area; 16°C (60.8°F) - 27°C (80.6°F) in Be'er Sheva; 12°C (53.6°F) - 24°C (75.2°F) in Mitzpe Ramon; and 20°C (68°F) - 32°C (89.6°F) in Eilat. 

Pleasant weather will persist Saturday, with localized rains in northern and central Israel. 

Sunday will see warm weather return, however, with partly cloudy skies; these conditions will remain for most of next week.