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Best time to visit Iran

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The best time to visit Iran is April-May

Are you looking to travel to Iran and want to find out when the best times to visit are? You’re in the right place! The perfect time to visit Iran is April-May due to the excellent weather conditions, and you might even find that the cost of flights and accommodation are lower than if you travel during the peak holiday seasons.

In the summer months, temperatures can reach as high as 38℃ (101℉) in Tehran, Iran. The weather at night in the winter, which is around January-time, can get down to a minimum of -6℃ (21℉) in Tehran. Other destinations in Iran can sometimes get even colder than this, so if you’re planning on visiting a few different places, make sure you check out the climate comparison table below.

If you’re keen to see the sights of Iran during the day, the sun stays up the longest around August. On average it rains the most days in April, 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.

Discover top destinations in Iran below and find out everything you need to know about when to travel, including detailed climate and weather information, and tools to help you find the best prices to help you book your trip.

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

September

Most daylight

August

Iran seasons

Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Iran is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:

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

Best time to visit the top destinations in Iran

We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.

CityBest time to visitJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
IsfahanApril-May
10℃
0℃
12℃
2℃
18℃
7℃
22℃
12℃
28℃
17℃
34℃
22℃
36℃
24℃
35℃
22℃
31℃
18℃
24℃
13℃
15℃
5℃
11℃
2℃
TehranApril
6℃
-2℃
7℃
-1℃
13℃
4℃
18℃
9℃
25℃
16℃
31℃
20℃
34℃
24℃
32℃
23℃
27℃
18℃
21℃
12℃
12℃
4℃
8℃
0℃
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Top FAQs

Iran is in Middle East.

Check out these guides for the top must-see destinations in Iran:

The warmest month of the year in Tehran, one of the most popular places to visit in Iran, is July.
The driest month of the year in Tehran, Iran, is usually around September each year.

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