The lack of moderating bodies of water make Kazakhstan's climate extremely continental and very dry. 

Average temperatures in Kazakhstan

Average temperatures vary across Kazakhstan. In January, temperatures average from -18°C to -22°C. In July the average temperature is +21°C to +28°C.

Some parts of Belarus experience sub-zero temperatures for more than a third of the year.

Rain and snow in Kazakhstan

Autumn arrives by September and slowly spreads down towards the south. By October it is in full gear all over Kazakhstan. 

You will get more cloudy, rainy and windy days in most parts of Kazakhstan.

Snow starts to fall around November and the mountain passes fill with snow until April, sometimes even May. The thickness of the snow cover can reach 30 cm. 

When is a good time to travel?

The most comfortable months for most travellers are late April to late October.

Last Updated on Monday, 07 November 2011 08:56