When is the best time to go to Kazakhstan?

When is the best time to go to Kazakhstan? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Kazakhstan, the weather is good everywhere in June, July and August
  • The best months to go to Nur-Sultan (Astana) are May, June, July and August
  • On average, the warmest months in Nur-Sultan (Astana) are June, July and August, and the coldest months are January and February
  • July is the wettest month in this city
  • Turkestan is the city with the best climate, with good weather 7 months a year

Annual weather in Kazakhstan

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Kazakhstan for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January -0°F to 41°F
0 to 6 days*
February 2°F to 43°F
1 to 8 days*
March 14°F to 58°F
1 to 11 days*
April 29°F to 72°F
1 to 14 days*
May 40°F to 85°F
1 to 16 days*
June 50°F to 94°F
0 to 19 days*
July 52°F to 97°F
0 to 16 days*
August 47°F to 94°F
0 to 13 days*
September 36°F to 83°F
0 to 10 days*
October 29°F to 67°F
0 to 10 days*
November 14°F to 52°F
1 to 10 days*
December 7°F to 45°F
1 to 7 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Kazakhstan by cities

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Nur-Sultan (Astana)

Nur-Sultan (Astana)

The best months to go to Nur-Sultan (Astana) are may, june, july and august.



The best months to go to Almaty are may, june, july, august and september.



The best months to go to Aktau are may, june, july, august, september and october.

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Temperatures and rainfall in Kazakhstan

On these 2 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Kazakhstan and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Nur-Sultan (Astana), Almaty, Aktau, Balkhash and Karaganda.

Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Kazakhstan

Find out when Kazakhstan has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Kazakhstan

The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, February, March, April, November and December. The number of visitors to Kazakhstan is high in: May, June, July, August, September and October.

  • Very low season in Kazakhstan: January and February.
  • Low season in Kazakhstan: March, April, November and December.
  • High season in Kazakhstan: May, June, July and October.
  • Peak season in Kazakhstan: August and September.

Figure: Visitor index for Kazakhstan month by month

Average price for flights to Kazakhstan

A return flight between London and Nur-Sultan (Astana) is generally cheaper if you go in november ($ 556 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 275 more for your airline ticket to Nur-Sultan (Astana) if you go in august.

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Where to go in Kazakhstan?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Nur-Sultan (Astana)13°F16°F29°F54°F68°F77°F79°F79°F65°F49°F29°F16°F


perfect weather

good weather

tolerable weather

bad weather

very bad weather

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Is this weather information for Kazakhstan reliable?

Climate data for Kazakhstan has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Kazakhstan allows us to determine the average for each month in Nur-Sultan (Astana), Almaty, Aktau, Balkhash, Karaganda, Kostanaï, Öskemen, Aqtöbe, and 15 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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