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Snow in Israel

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Snowfall in Israel is uncommon, but it occurs in higher parts of the country, including the northern part of the country and in Jerusalem. In January and February 1950, Jerusalem and Tel Aviv experienced the largest snowfall registered since the beginning of meteorological measurements in 1870. No accumulation of snow has occurred in the Israeli Mediterranean coastal plain and the Dead Sea area since the 1950 snowfalls. Snow is unknown in the vicinity of Eilat, in the southernmost Negev.

Satellite image of the 2013 Middle East cold snap

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