Iran weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Iran

The best time to visit in Iran is from May until October, when you will have a pleasant till hot temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Iran is 33°C in July and the lowest is 6°C in January.

Iran has the semi-arid climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Iran or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Iran by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 6 7 13 18 24 30 33 31 27 20 11 7
Precipitation (mm) 20 16 23 25 28 16 9 8 7 16 20 17
Climate data from city: Tehran

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14 day weather forecast Iran

The weather for in Iran will be 16° till 15° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Iran is based on the weather conditions in the city of Tehran.

Weather forecast this week

Tuesday 26 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
11°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 4
Wednesday 27 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
12°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 4
Thursday 28 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 5
Friday 29 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
11°
0.5 mm 35% 1 m/s 3
Saturday 30 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
11°
4.3 mm 80% 1 m/s 2
Sunday 31 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
12°
2.4 mm 70% 2 m/s 1
Monday 1 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
12°
1.1 mm 55% 2 m/s 4

Weather forecast next week

Tuesday 2 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
11°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 4
Wednesday 3 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
11°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Thursday 4 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
12°
0.1 mm 20% 1 m/s 1
Friday 5 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
12°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 3
Saturday 6 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
11°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Sunday 7 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
11°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 3
Monday 8 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
11°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 3

Climate Iran

Iran has the semi-arid climate prevailing. It is warm to hot all year round and trees don't grow here because of the drought. It consists mainly of sand with grasses and sometimes shrubs. The average annual temperature for Iran is 19° degrees and there is about 206 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 200 days a year with an average humidity of 35% and an UV-index of 4.

Climate table of Iran

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 6 7 13 18 24 30 33 31 27 20 11 7
Night temp. (°C) -3 -1 4 9 15 20 23 22 18 12 4 -1
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 20 16 23 25 28 16 9 8 7 16 20 17
Days with rain 7 8 11 12 12 6 4 3 3 6 9 7
Days with snow 3 3 1 - - - - - - - - 1
Dry days 21 17 19 18 19 24 27 28 27 25 21 23
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 7 10 12 12 12 12 12 12 7 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2
UV-index 2 2 3 5 6 7 7 7 5 4 3 2
Climate data from city: Tehran

Iran weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Iran? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Iran?

Iran lies in a straight line about 8,248 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Tehran).

How long is the flight to Iran?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Iran is approximately 11 h. 30 min.

What are the largest airports in Iran?

These are the largest airports in Iran:

  • Mashhad International Airport – Mashhad
  • Payam International Airport – Karaj
  • Shiraz Shahid Dastghaib International Airport – Shīrāz
  • Shahid Ashrafi Esfahani Airport – Kermānshāh
  • Zahedan International Airport – Zāhedān
  • Sardar-e-Jangal Airport – Rasht
  • Kerman Airport – Kermān
  • Shahid Sadooghi Airport – Yazd
  • Bandar Abbas International Airport – Bandar ‘Abbās
  • Abadan Airport – Ābādān

How many inhabitants are there in Iran?

Iran has approximately 81,576,800 inhabitants.

How big is Iran?

The area of Iran is around 1,648,000 km². It is 1,5x bigger than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Iran?

The capital of Iran is Tehran.

What is the currency of Iran?

In Iran the Iranian rial (IRR) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 26 October 2021

  • 1 Iranian rial = 2,729.99 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 0.000 Iranian rial
  • 10 Iranian rial = 27,299.89 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 0.004 Iranian rial
  • 100 Iranian rial = 272,998.89 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 0.037 Iranian rial

What is the area code of Iran?

The area code to call Iran is +98.