Best Time to Visit Kazakhstan

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On this page, you will find information about the climate and the best time to visit Kazakhstan. We created climate tables and charts for the locations of Astana, Almaty, Semey und Aktau. These contain details about temperatures, precipitation and more.

Furthermore, we analyzed all climate data and provide a recommendation about which months are best to visit Kazakhstan for your holiday.

Climate Overview

Thermometer Symbol -22 °C to 29 °C
Waves Symbol 6 °C to 24 °C
Rainy Cloud Symbol 0.314.21 in (4 – 10 Days of Rain)
Average Annual Temperature is between 1.9 °C (Astana) and 12 °C (Aktau)
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Best Time to Visit Kazakhstan: Overview

JanuaryJan
MaximumMax. 1 °C
Water max. 6 °C
FebruaryFeb
MaximumMax. 2 °C
Water max. 6 °C
MarchMar
MaximumMax. 6 °C
Water max. 6 °C
AprilApr
TemperaturesTemp. up to 17 °C
Water max. 9 °C
MayMay
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JuneJun
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JulyJul
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AugustAug
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SeptemberSep
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OctoberOct
TemperaturesTemp. up to 16 °C
Water max. 16 °C
NovemberNov
MaximumMax. 9 °C
Water max. 12 °C
DecemberDec
MaximumMax. 3 °C
Water max. 9 °C

Best Time to Visit the Regions

Find the best time to visit the regions (Kazakhstan) in the following overview.

LocationBest Time to Travel
AstanaMay, June, July, and August
AlmatyJune, July, and August
SemeyMay, June, July, August, and September
AktauJuly, August, and September

Climate Charts Kazakhstan

In the following, you will find climate charts for the regions.

Furthermore, there are some charts you can use for quick comparison of climate between the regions.

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Astana

Climate Chart Astana
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Almaty

Climate Chart Almaty
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Semey

Climate Chart Semey
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Aktau

Climate Chart Aktau
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Day Temperatures

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Night Temperatures

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Average Temperatures

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Precipitation

Hours of Sunshine per Day

Source of Data: German Weather Service (Offenbach) and Wikipedia

Climate Tables Kazakhstan

In the following, you will find some climate tables for Kazakhstan, containing information about Temperatures, Precipitation, Water Temperatures, and Hours of Sunshine.
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Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine in Astana (Kazakhstan)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature-12°-11°-4°20°26°27°25°19°-3°-9°
Night Temperature-22°-22°-15°-2°11°14°11°-3°-12°-18°
Precipitation (inch)0.710.590.710.631.11.811.611.691.021.140.670.63
Rainy days744468675766
Hours of Sunshine34579101097422
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in Astana is 1.9 °C.

For comparison: London 11 °C, NYC 12 °C, LA 17.9 °C

Warmest month: July (20.6 °C)
Coldest month: January (-16.8 °C)

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 12.32 inch on 70 rainy days

For comparison: London 24.06 in, NYC 41.57 in, LA 12.01 in

There is no rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation).

Months that have possible snowfall: all except May, June, July, and August

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, June is the sunniest month with an average of 10.2 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 6 hours of sunshine per day on average. For comparison: London has 4.1, NYC has 7 and LA has 8.9 hours of sunshine per day on average.

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine in Almaty (Kazakhstan)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature-1°-0°17°21°26°29°28°23°15°
Night Temperature-9°-8°-2°11°16°19°17°12°-2°-6°
Precipitation (inch)1.261.462.84.094.212.521.261.021.182.442.171.3
Rainy days661010107544776
Hours of Sunshine44578910108643
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in Almaty is 9.1 °C.

Warmest month: July (23.6 °C)
Coldest month: January (-6.1 °C)

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 25.71 inch on 82 rainy days

There is no rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation).

Months that have possible snowfall: January, February, March, October, November, and December

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, July is the sunniest month with an average of 9.9 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day on average.

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine in Semey (Kazakhstan)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature-10°-10°-1°12°21°27°29°26°20°10°-0°-8°
Night Temperature-20°-20°-12°-1°12°15°11°-2°-9°-17°
Precipitation (inch)0.630.630.670.711.061.11.461.10.751.061.020.79
Rainy days554465654676
Hours of Sunshine4568101111108543
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in Semey is 3.5 °C.

Warmest month: July (21.7 °C)
Coldest month: February (-15.1 °C)

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 10.98 inch on 63 rainy days

There is no rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation).

Months that have possible snowfall: all except May, June, July, and August

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, June is the sunniest month with an average of 11.2 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 7 hours of sunshine per day on average.

Temperatures, Precipitation in Aktau (Kazakhstan)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature14°22°26°29°28°23°16°
Night Temperature-2°-2°15°19°22°21°16°
Water Temperature14°20°24°24°21°16°12°
Precipitation (inch)0.310.350.590.670.790.630.630.630.670.630.630.55
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in Aktau is 12 °C.

Warmest month: July (25.5 °C)
Coldest month: January (-0.5 °C)

The maximum water temperature in Aktau is 24 °C. You can take a bath at these temperatures.

Months with water temperature of at least 17 °C (Limited bathing is possible):
June, July, August, and September

Months with water temperature of at least 21 °C (adequate for beach vacation):
July, August, and September

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 7.09 inch

There is no rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation).

Months that have possible snowfall: January, February, March, November, and December

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Current Weather and Forecast

Current Weather in Astana (Station Astana Qalasy)
broken clouds     broken clouds, -14 °C
Clouds: 75 %       Wind: 9 mph W
Air Pressure: 1025 hPa       Humidity: 84 %
Last updated: 19th Dec 2018, 01:00 pm
The next days …
20th Dec 201821st Dec 201822nd Dec 201823rd Dec 201824th Dec 201825th Dec 2018
light snow-25 °C to -13 °Csky is clear-30 °C to -19 °Clight snow-32 °C to -22 °Csky is clear-32 °C to -25 °Csky is clear-33 °C to -26 °Csky is clear-31 °C to -25 °C
-25 °C to -13 °C-30 °C to -19 °C-32 °C to -22 °C-32 °C to -25 °C-33 °C to -26 °C-31 °C to -25 °C
Clouds: 48 %Clouds: 0 %Clouds: 0 %Clouds: 1 %Clouds: 14 %Clouds: 1 %
0.01 in of snowNo Precipitation0 in of snowNo PrecipitationNo PrecipitationNo Precipitation
Weather information provided by OpenWeatherMap. (CC BY-SA)
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Kazakhstan: Experiences of our Visitors

There are 1 reviews for Kazakhstan holiday already. Average rating is 5 of 5 stars.
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    viktor, 58 years old was there in June

    the weather was very nice, i hope this year will be too.

    Weather Rating: 5 stars – Excellent

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