When is the best time to go to Iran?

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

  • In Iran, the weather is good everywhere in May, June, July, August, September and October
  • The best months to go to Tehran are April, May, June, July, August, September and October
  • On average, the warmest months in Tehran are June, July and August, and the coldest month of the year is January
  • The rainiest months in this city are March, April, May and November
  • The cities with the best climate are Amol, Assalouyeh, Chabahar, Golestan National Park, Masouleh, Mount Damavand, Tochal, Bandar-e Ganaveh, Jahrom and Rasht, with good weather at least 9 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Bandar Abbas are May, June, July, August, September, October and November

Annual weather in Iran

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

January 20°F to 76°F
1 to 5 days*
February 23°F to 77°F
1 to 7 days*
March 32°F to 85°F
1 to 7 days*
April 41°F to 95°F
0 to 7 days*
May 52°F to 108°F
0 to 12 days*
June 61°F to 117°F
0 to 6 days*
July 65°F to 121°F
0 to 3 days*
August 63°F to 121°F
0 to 4 days*
September 52°F to 113°F
0 to 5 days*
October 41°F to 101°F
0 to 8 days*
November 32°F to 85°F
0 to 8 days*
December 25°F to 79°F
0 to 5 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Iran by cities

Chargement en cours


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



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



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

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Temperatures and rainfall in Iran

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Iran and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Tehran, Shiraz, Abyaneh, Alamut and Amol, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.

Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Iran

Find out when Iran 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 Iran

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

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

Figure: Visitor index for Iran month by month

Average price for flights to Iran

A return flight between London and Tehran is generally cheaper if you go in january ($ 414 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 214 more for your airline ticket to Tehran if you go in august.

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Where to go in Iran?

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.
Badab-e Surt58°F58°F67°F74°F86°F94°F95°F95°F88°F77°F65°F59°F
Bandar Abbas74°F76°F83°F90°F99°F103°F103°F101°F99°F94°F85°F77°F
Bandar-e Emam Khomeyni68°F74°F83°F94°F106°F115°F119°F117°F112°F99°F83°F72°F
Chak Chak50°F56°F67°F74°F85°F94°F97°F94°F86°F76°F59°F54°F
Dash E Kavir47°F50°F61°F72°F83°F92°F97°F94°F86°F74°F58°F49°F
Dash E Lut47°F50°F61°F72°F83°F92°F97°F94°F86°F74°F58°F49°F
Golestan National Park58°F59°F68°F77°F90°F97°F101°F99°F92°F79°F67°F59°F
Hormuz island74°F76°F83°F90°F99°F103°F103°F101°F99°F94°F85°F77°F


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Is this weather information for Iran reliable?

Climate data for Iran has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Iran allows us to determine the average for each month in Tehran, Shiraz, Abyaneh, Alamut, Amol, Assalouyeh, Astara, Badab-e Surt, and 53 other cities.

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

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