Summer temperatures (illustrative)
Summer temperatures (illustrative)iStock

Israel may be in for light rainfall - despite its summers usually being hot and dry.

Wednesday will be mostly clear. Temperatures will rise slightly, reaching seasonal average. Wednesday night will be partly cloudy.

Thursday will be partly cloudy or cloudy, and temperatures will rise significantly. The weather will become hot and dry in most areas of Israel.

Friday will be partly cloudy or cloudy, with an additional rise in temperatures and heavy heat in most areas of the country. There may be light local rainfall. Winds will pick up, especially in southern Israel where it may be hazy. There may be haze in other areas of the country as well.

Saturday will be partly cloudy, and temperatures will drop significantly, especially along the coastline and in the lowlands. At the same time, the weather will remain warmer than seasonal average or oppressively hot, especially inland and in the mountains. There may still be light local rainfall.