When is the best time to go to Bishkek?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Bishkek are July, August and September
  • On average, the warmest months are July and August
  • January is the coldest month of the year
  • The rainiest months are May and June

Annual weather in Bishkek

For full information about the climate and weather in Bishkek a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 18°F/36°F
February 20°F/38°F
March 31°F/52°F
April 40°F/63°F
May 47°F/72°F
June 54°F/81°F
July 59°F/86°F
August 58°F/85°F
September 50°F/76°F
October 40°F/63°F
November 31°F/47°F
December 22°F/38°F

Weather and climate in Bishkek

Bishkek enjoys a warm-summer humid continental climate (without dry season) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Bishkek is 61°F (ranging from 36°F in january to 86°F in july). Annual rainfall is 52.5in, with a minimum of 2in in january and a maximum of 8.3in in june.
  • From january to march the climate is very unfavorable. In average, on the morning it is 32°F.
  • Between april and may the climate is beautiful. It is for example 72°F as maximum temperature in may and it rains about 37% of the time in may.
  • In the month of june the climate is okay. In average, on the morning it is 54°F and it rains in june about 8.3in.
  • Between the months of july and october the climate is good. the thermometer goes up to 63°F°C and, in october, 5 days of rain are expected.
  • Between the months of november and december the climate is the worst possible. In average, on the morning it is 22°F and it rains in december about 2.7in.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Bishkek

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Bishkek: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Bishkek

Find out when Bishkek 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 Bishkek

  • Very low season in Bishkek
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January, February, March, November and December.
  • Low season in Bishkek
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: April, May and October.
  • High season in Bishkek
    The number of visitors to Bishkek is high in: June, July and September.
  • Peak season in Bishkek
    The largest number of tourists visiting Bishkek is during: August.

Figure: Visitor index for Bishkek month by month

Best time for low prices in Bishkek

Average prices of hotels in Bishkek month by month

Generally, December is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Bishkek. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, January is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price for flights to Bishkek

A return flight between London and Bishkek is generally cheaper if you go in march ($ 418 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 271 more for your airline ticket to Bishkek if you go in august.

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Average price of hiring a car in Bishkek

On average, it costs $ 74 per day to hire a car in Bishkek. This price varies by $ 24 depending on the month. In december, hiring a car costs an average of $ 59 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in july is $ 83.

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