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Best time to visit Kazakhstan

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The best time to visit Kazakhstan is April

Are you looking to travel to Kazakhstan and want to find out when the best times to visit are? You’re in the right place! The perfect time to visit Kazakhstan is April 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 summer, temperatures can reach as high 36℃ (98℉) in the middle of the day in Nur-Sultan (formerly Astana). The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Nur-Sultan (formerly Astana) is around -14℃ (7℉). Temperatures can often differ in other locations in Kazakhstan, so be sure to continue reading if you plan on visiting elsewhere.

If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit Kazakhstan when the days are longest, you should visit in July. The wet season in Kazakhstan usually falls during the months surrounding April each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

Learn everything you need to know to help you decide when to go to Kazakhstan below, and don’t forget to use the awesome travel tools we know and love to help you find the best deals and make booking your vacation a breeze!

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

August

Most daylight

July

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Kazakhstan 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. Kazakhstan is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:

Season Months
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 Kazakhstan

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
AlmatyApril
-4℃
-12℃
-3℃
-12℃
4℃
-5℃
10℃
1℃
15℃
5℃
19℃
10℃
22℃
12℃
21℃
10℃
16℃
7℃
10℃
1℃
2℃
-6℃
-3℃
-10℃
Nur-SultanApril-May
-12℃
-18℃
-10℃
-18℃
-2℃
-10℃
11℃
2℃
20℃
9℃
25℃
14℃
26℃
15℃
25℃
14℃
18℃
9℃
9℃
2℃
-3℃
-8℃
-9℃
-15℃
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Top FAQs

Kazakhstan is in Middle East.
The warmest month of the year in Nur-Sultan (formerly Astana), one of the most popular places to visit in Kazakhstan, is July.
The driest month of the year in Nur-Sultan (formerly Astana), Kazakhstan, is usually around August each year.

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