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Best time to visit Baku, Azerbaijan

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The best time to visit Baku is November

Are you looking for the best time to visit Baku? Well, you’re in the right place! Although Baku is a great destination to visit almost all year round, November is the best time to go due to its perfect climate conditions. Around this time of year, flights and accommodation can also be cheaper as it is outside of key peak holiday seasons if you book well enough in advance.

During the warmer months, temperatures in Baku can rise to a maximum of 32℃ (90℉). The weather at night in the winter can get down to temperatures as low as 2℃ (35℉).

The days are longest in Baku in July, so if you want to see the sights during the day when the sun is up for the longest time, it’s best to visit around that time of year. On average it rains the most days in November, making it the wettest month of the year. Although it’s the wet season, it can often rain a little bit during the day or evening but have fine weather for a majority of the day too, so don’t let this put you off.

Find out everything you need to know about when to visit Baku below, including detailed information about the weather and tools to help you find the best prices and book your trip.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

August

Most daylight

July

Baku seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Baku as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Baku is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Baku

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Baku for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Baku climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Baku for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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JUN
JUL
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OCT
NOV
DEC

Baku in January

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average high temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 18mm (1") over 9 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Baku in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Baku in February

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average high temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 19mm (1") over 7 days
  • Average snow days: 3 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Baku in February, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Baku in March

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 13mm (1") over 8 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Baku in March, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Baku in April

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 8mm (0") over 7 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Baku in April, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Baku in May

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 61%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 10mm (0") over 7 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Baku in May, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Baku in June

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 54%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 6mm (0") over 4 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Baku in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Baku in July

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 54%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 4mm (0") over 4 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Baku in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Baku in August

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 54%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 4mm (0") over 2 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Baku in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Baku in September

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 61%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 9mm (0") over 5 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Baku in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Baku in October

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 17mm (1") over 8 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Baku in October, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Baku in November

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (56℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 24mm (1") over 11 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Baku in November, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Baku in December

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (51℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 17mm (1") over 9 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Baku in December, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Baku is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 30℃ (85℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Baku is generally around August. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in August first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Baku is generally around November, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of November too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Baku, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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